Thoughts on the Current Situation in Ukraine

Date: 28th Mar 2017

Time: 17:00-18:00

Organiser: Europa Research Group

Location: 50 George Square (Room G.04)


The Edinburgh Europa Research Group is pleased to invite you to its upcoming event:

Thoughts on the Current Situation in Ukraine

Robert Brinkley CMG
Chair of Steering Committee, Ukraine Forum
Chatham House

Tuesday 28 March 2017
5pm to 6pm

50 George Square
Room G.04

Three years after Russia’s annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol, while the international media has largely lost interest in Ukraine, the conflict in the Donbass remains unresolved. While working to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity, Ukraine’s government has also taken big strides in stabilising the economy, introducing radical reforms and tackling corruption. Former UK Ambassador to Ukraine Robert Brinkley will offer his perspective on the outlook for the country.

Nataliya Muzyka | Chair
Europa Research Group Co-Convenor
PhD Candidate in Politics
The University of Edinburgh

About the Speaker

Robert Brinkley CMG is a consultancy advisor and commentator on matters related to Ukraine, Russia, the former Soviet Union and Pakistan. Working in HM Diplomatic Service for over three decades, he served as Head of Joint Entry Clearance Unit, the UK’s wordwide visa operations (2000-2002), Ambassador to Ukraine (2002-2006) and High Commissioner to Pakistan (2006-2009). He was also posted twice in Moscow (in the Soviet Union, and later in Russia), Bonn, Geneva and at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London. Mr Brinkley is presently Chair of the Steering Committee of the Ukraine Forum, in the Russia and Eurasia Programme, at Chatham House. He is also Chair of the Steering Committee of the Ukrainian Institute in London and a Senator of the Ukrainian Catholic University.

This event is co-organised with the Scotland-Russia Forum

This event is free and non-ticketed
All are welcome

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