10 September 2014

Russia and the Crisis in Ukraine

For the week of September 14th, 2014

Tensions are running high in the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. Despite economic sanctions levied against Russia by the U.S. and the European Union, Russian President Vladimir Putin is not backing down. On this week’s Access Minnesota, visiting University of Minnesota Political Science Professor Catherine Guisan joins us to discuss the situation in Ukraine and the growing divide between Russia and the West.

  • Guest: Catherine Guisan, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Minnesota and 2013 Fulbright Scholar in Russia
  • Issues: Roots of the Russia-Ukraine Conflict; The response from European Union and the international community; Negotiating with Putin; Future democratization in Russia
  • Part 1

    Part 1

  • Part 2

    Part 2