Dr. Nicolai Petro: The Tragedy of Ukraine

What are the origins of the conflict within Ukraine? Why did it erupt into violence in 2014? What are Russia's strategic objectives, and why have the Minsk Accords failed?

Professor Nicolai Petro, who spent much of 2013 and 2014 in Odessa as a Fulbright Scholar, suggests that the conflict in Ukraine has deep domestic roots. 

February 15, 2018

Presentation sponsored by Duke Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and East European Studies (CSEEES) and Slavic and Eurasian Language Resource Center (SEELRC).