Six months after its tanks and soldiers first crossed into Ukraine, the Russian invasion of its western neighbour shows no signs of abating. Two McGill experts and a graduate student being helped by the new Students and Scholars at Risk Fund weigh in on the current situation.
Streamed live: August 25, 2022 at 12:00 p.m.
In this episode of the Made by McGill alumni webcast, we sit down with two McGill professors whose research explores political and economic developments in Russia and post-Communist Europe, as well as a PhD law student who has found sanctuary at McGill after fleeing Russian missiles and bombs in her hometown of Kharkiv.
Kristy Ironside, Assistant Professor, Department of History and Classical Studies; historian of the Soviet Union and modern Russia.
Maria Popova, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science; Jean Monnet Chair in Europe and the Rule of Law.
Yuliia Holik, PhD student in International Law, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University; graduate research trainee, McGill University
Moderated by Derek Cassoff, Managing Director, Communications, University Advancement