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Russia’s Role in the 2008 Russo-Georgian War

Date & Time

Wednesday
May. 23, 2018
10:00am – 11:00am ET

Location

6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center
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Overview

After a brief surge of sympathy for Georgia during the 2008 Russo-Georgian war, outsiders reached a general consensus of shared blame, exemplified by the EU fact-finding mission’s Tagliavini report. In retrospect, with an established pattern of Russian aggression in Ukraine and Syria, prize-winning journalist Yulia Latynina will revisit the context and causes of the 2008 war.

Speaker

Yulia Latynina

Yulia Latynina

Visiting Expert;
Columnist, Ekho Moskvy; Columnist, Novaya Gazeta
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Hosted By

Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier U.S. center for advanced research on Russia and Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the Caucasus, and the surrounding region though research and exchange.  Read more

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