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Ten Years of Conflict: An Update on Ukraine

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

In February 2014, Russia annexed Crimea and began its ten-year assault on the sovereignty of Ukraine. The escalation of this conflict in 2022 renewed the world’s attention on the expansionist ambitions of Vladimir Putin in the region and garnered military support from Western allies for Ukraine’s defense. The war continues, however, and with little progress on the frontlines, it’s unclear how long Ukraine can count on outside support. This seminar features two joint presentations by experts on the region, Milada Vachudova and Graeme Robertson, who recently traveled to Ukraine. Together, based on eyewitness accounts and informed by expert analysis, they will provide an update on what life is like in the country, and what may be in store for Ukraine, Russia, and Eastern Europe in the coming years. 


Milada Vachudova, Professor of Political Science 

Graeme Robertson, Professor of Political Science and Director, The Center for Slavic, Eurasian, and Eastern European Studies 


Each topic will be presented jointly by the speakers. 

The War Inside Ukraine 

The War in Russia and Eastern Europe


DATE & TIME:  Saturday, February 10, 2024 | 9:00am – 12:30pm

COST: The tuition is $65 to attend in person or $30 for virtual viewing. Light refreshments will be served.

LOCATION: Kenan Conference Center

*In-Person Registration for this event closes on February 9 at 3pm**

Register online or by calling 919-962-1544.


UNC Students can attend for free, but pre-registration is required. Discounts are available for multiple-seminar or first-time purchases, members of Carolina Alumni, UNC faculty, & staff. For more information about discounts and registration policies, visit our General Information page, here

Teachers may attend one in-person Weekend Seminar for free tuition (optional meals not included), and any additional in-person seminars for a 50% tuition discount. To apply for free in-person tuition, email Current K-12 teachers interested in receiving a complimentary virtual viewing registration for this seminar can apply here. Teachers receive .3 CEUs post-attendance.

Participants will receive an email with venue and background information about 1 week before the program.


February 10
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Kenan Conference Center, Kenan-Flagler Business School
Kenan Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
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