What the He** Is He Thinking: Putin’s War in Ukraine | Melinda Haring

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Date(s) - Thursday, November 10, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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49th State Brewing Company

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The Russian invasion of Ukraine has shocked the world and transformed the geopolitical climate. Join us as we welcome past AKWorld speaker, Melinda Haring, as she looks back at the first six months of the invasion, shares the most surprising developments, and discusses whether the war has hit a stalemate or whether a breakthrough is on the horizon for Ukraine.

If you missed her last program with our council, you can view the recording online here: What the He** Is Going on in Belarus and What Do the Russians Want.


About the Speaker

Melinda Haring is the deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. Previously, she was the editor of the Atlantic Council’s popular publication, the UkraineAlert blog. She is the author of the report Reforming the democracy bureaucracy (FPRI, 2013) coauthor of Biden and Ukraine: a strategy for the next administration (Atlantic Council, 2021), Biden and Belarus: a strategy for the next administration (Atlantic Council, 2021), Ukraine’s internally displaced persons hold a key to peace (Atlantic Council, 2017), and a contributor to Does democracy matter? (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)Haring has worked for Eurasia Foundation, Freedom House, and the National Democratic Institute, where she managed democracy assistance programs in Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Russia. A graduate of Georgetown University, she holds an MA in Government with a certificate in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies. Haring is the vice-chair of the board of East Europe Foundation in Kyiv, Ukraine, a member of the supervisory board of Right to Protection in Kyiv, Ukraine, and a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.


Program Details
  • Check-in will begin at 11:30am with seating available on a first-come first-serve basis. The program will begin at 12:00pm.
  • Those with online reservations do not need to present ticket confirmation at the door, we will have all confirmed attendees on a list at check-in.
  • Lunch at this program will be available for individual order and purchase from 49th State Brewing Company. If you wish to do so, plan on arriving early to ensure you receive your meal by the end of the program.
  • Online registration closes at 6:00 pm on November 9. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door the next day, unless the program is sold out. Contact rsvp@alaskaworldaffairs.org with any questions.

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