Past Event

Expert Panel: Russia & Ukraine: What Does Putin Want?

February 4, 2022
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online Event Zoom Webinar

The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies and the Harriman Institute, Columbia University, present,

Expert Panel: Russia and Ukraine: What does Putin Want?

Peter Clement, Senior Research Scholar, Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies, and Moderator

Elise Giuliano, Lecturer in Political Science; Director of Graduate Studies of the MA Program, Harriman Institute

Kimberly Marten, Professor of Politial Science, Barnard College

Stephen Sestanovich, Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor for the Practice of International Diplomacy


The panel will discuss: (1) Putin's possible goals in creating this crisis and his military options should he decide to move Russian forces into Ukraine, (2) Ukraine's political, military and diplomatic moves  to counteract Russian pressure tactics, and (3) US and European diplomatic efforts aimed at defusing this crisis.  

Contact Information

Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies
(212) 854-4616