UCL European Institute


Protests in the Ukraine

27 February 2014, 12:00 am

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27 February 2014
The UCLU European Society - in cooperation with New Turn - brings you a chance to debate and discuss the recent events in Ukraine, the wider implications of the protests and what the future may hold for the country.


27 February 2014, 6.15pm

No registration required


Drayton B03 Ricardo LT


DR IGOR SUTYAGIN - a research fellow of Russian Studies at the Royal United Services Institute. He has written extensively on US-Russian relations and more recently on the protests in Ukraine. Previously he worked at the Institute of US and Canadian Studies for 12 years at the Political-Milit...ary Studies Department where he held the position of the Head of Section, the US military-technical and military-economy policy.

DR ANDREW WILSON - a professor at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies at UCL. He is also a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. He has published widely on the politics and culture of the European neighbourhood, particularly on Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, and on the comparative politics of democratisation in the post-Soviet states, especially its corruption by so-called 'political technology'.

ANDY HUNDER - Over the past nearly two decades Andy has become a recognised leading expert in Public Affairs, Communications and Government Relations in Ukraine. In 1997 Andy was a TV presenter on the leading Ukrainian television channel Inter. For seven years he headed the Public Relations department at Ukrainian Mobile Communications (now MTS Ukraine) and in 2004 was appointed External Affairs and Communications Director at GlaxoSmithKline with responsibility for Ukraine, Central Asia and the Caucasus. He later launched a Corporate Communications and Public Affairs practice in Kyiv. Mr. Hunder advises multinational corporates on government relations and business development in Ukraine.

DAMIEN MCELROY - a Foreign Affairs correspondent at the Telegraph who has been writing on the recent protests in Ukraine