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Why Ukraine Matters | Energy

February 28, 20247:08

The war against Ukraine has had significant repercussions for energy and energy security. Theresa Sabonis-Helf explains why the conflict can be considered the first war of the energy transition, how Europe and the world are affected by the fighting, and the dangerous ramifications of Russia’s occupation of nuclear power plants. 


Theresa Sabonis-Helf

Theresa Sabonis-Helf

Former Short-Term Scholar;
Professor of the Practice and Concentration Chair, Science, Technology and International Affairs, Georgetown University
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Kennan Institute

The Kennan Institute is the premier US 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