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Crisis in Crimea: A Discussion March 20 at Ware College House

Last month,  all that the government of Ukraine had to face was the decision to accept financial assistance from either Russia or the European Union. This month, a new Ukranian government is faced with Russian troops occupying Crimea on the pretext of protecting Russian nationals and Russian language speakers in the province. And just this week, the Crimean regional government announced a referendum on whether the province would remain part of Ukraine or become part of Russia.

How and why did this happen?

  • Crisis in Crimea
  • Geopolitics in South Russia

Please join us in the Ware College House at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 20 to hear from Professors Abby Schrader (History), Jon Stone (Russian), and Jennifer Kibbe (Government). Prepare to feed on the perspectives of our faculty (and some hot hors d'oeuvres) for a session filled with historical, linguistic, and policy insights.

Sponsored by Ware College House,  International Studies Program and the History Department.