The Russian-Ukrainian Conflict | 2022 | Events

Starr Forum: A Prologue to WWII or another Frozen Conflict?
January 28, 2022


Dmitry Gorenburg, Senior Research Scientist, CNA

Olga Oliker, Program Director for Europe and Central Asia at the International Crisis Group

Serhii Polkhii, Mykhailo S. Hrushevs'kyi Professor of Ukrainian History and director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University

Carol Saivetz, Senior Advisor, MIT Security Studies Program

Elizabeth Wood, Professor of history at MIT

This panel of experts presented their perspectives on the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia. The speakers answered questions regarding the political situations in both Kyiv and Moscow that drive the war, as well assessed the likely military trajectory and pace of the conflict.

Co-Sponsors: MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Security Studies Program (SSP), MISTI MIT Eurasia Program