Starr Forum: The War in Ukraine: A Reporter's View

Monday, March 14, 2022 at 11:30am to 12:30pm

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A conversation with Joshua Yaffa, currently reporting from Ukraine

Note: There was a change in the title/topic because of the ongoing war in Ukraine


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Joshua Yaffa is a Moscow correspondent for The New Yorker and the author of “Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, and Compromise in Putin’s Russia.” He is currently in Ukraine covering the invasion and will be joining us virtually from the war zone.


Carol Saivetz is a senior advisor in the MIT Security Studies Program. She is the author and contributing co-editor of books and articles on Soviet and now Russian foreign policy issues.

Elizabeth Wood is professor of history at MIT. She is the author most recently of Roots of Russia’s War in Ukraine. She is co-director of the MISTI MIT Russia Program, coordinator of Russian studies, and adviser to the Russian Language Program. 


A session of the Focus on Russia Lecture Series.

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS), MIT Security Studies Program (SSP), MISTI MIT-Russia

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