About the event
Putin’s assault has plunged Ukraine into the darkest hour of its 30-year history as an independent state. What is the view from Kyiv? What are Putin’s ultimate aims? What are the implications of this crisis for Europe and the global order? During this online event, held on 1 March, 2022, three leading analysts offered perspectives on these and related questions.
Daniel Bilak: OXGS Fellow and Senior Counsel at Kinstellar, one of Central and Eastern Europe’s leading international law firms. He has served as Chief Investment Adviser to the Prime Minister of Ukraine and principal adviser and chief of staff to the Minister of Justice of Ukraine, among other advisory roles to the government of Ukraine. He is currently one of the leaders of civil defence in Kyiv.
Timothy Garton Ash: Professor of European Studies and Isaiah Berlin Professorial Fellow at St Antony’s College, Oxford, and a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He is one of the leading commentators on European affairs, writing a widely syndicated column in the Guardian.
Roy Allison: Professor of Russian and Eurasian International Relations and Director of Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre (RESC), Oxford University. Head of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) (1993-2005).
Richard Caplan (moderator): OXGS Fellow, Professor of International Relations and Fellow of Linacre College, Oxford.