Media Call on Ukraine with Stephen Sestanovich and Alexander Motyl

Stephen Sestanovich, Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations and previously ambassador-at-large for the former Soviet Union, and Alexander J. Motyl, professor of political science at Rutgers University–Newark, discuss the consequences of the protests in Ukraine for the country, the region, and the United States.

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Postscript: Ukrainians Vote for Parliament

Author: Lionel Beehner

Ukrainians go to the polls to show whether they endorse the pace of reforms since the 2004 Orange Revolution or seek to return to warmer ties with Russia. The party of former presidential candidate Viktor Yanukovich goes into the vote with the highest approval ratings of any political bloc.

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U.S. Policy Options in Ukraine

Speaker: John Herbst
Speaker: Matthew Rojansky
Presider: Karen DeYoung

John E. Herbst, director of the Atlantic Council's Dinu Patriciu Eurasia Center and former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, and Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, join Washington Post Associate Editor Karen J. DeYoung to discuss Ukraine's politics, policies, and options going forward.

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Ukraine's Orange Revolution: Film Screening and Discussion

Speaker: Peter Ackerman
Speaker: David Kramer
Presider: Robert McMahon
Introductory Speaker: Steve York

This winter marks the fifth anniversary of Ukraine’s Orange Revolution, when over one million citizens took to the streets of Kiev and succeeded in overturning the results of that country’s presidential election. Steve York’s documentary, Orange Revolution, follows the contest between opposition leader Viktor Yushchenko and his adversary Viktor Yanukovych, capturing the iconic images that defined the election and ensuing protests.

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