Andrew Wilson talks about his new book ‘Ukraine Crisis: What it Means for the West’, 13-11-2014

November 3, 2014 • Educational, Past Events • Views: 1316

9780300211597Ukrainian Institute is delighted to invite you to a talk on Thursday, November 13th, at 7.00PM.

Andrew Wilson will discuss his latest book Ukraine Crisis: What it Means for the West, which was published on 14 October, as both paperback and e-book.

You can read an extract here, or listen to a podcast here.

Andrew Wilson is Reader in Ukrainian Studies at University College London and a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations ( His book Ukraine Crisis: What the West Needs to Know was published by Yale in October 2014.  (

‘. . .this excellent account of what led up to the February uprising and the annexing of Crimea, as well as the background to the shooting down of the Malaysian Airlines plane, is timely and scholarly, full of hard-to-contest facts.’—Lesley McDowell, The Sunday Herald

He has worked extensively on the comparative politics of the post-Soviet states since 1990.

His other books includeBelarus: The Last European Dictatorship (2011), The Ukrainians: Unexpected Nation  (third edition, 2009), Ukraine’s Orange Revolution  (2005) and Virtual Politics: Faking Democracy in the Post-Soviet World  (2005). His latest publication at ECFR is Supporting the Ukrainian Revolution, (

The talk will be held in English. All welcome.


the Ukrainian Institute, London, 79, Holland Park, London, W11 3SW


13 November 2014 at 7 p.m.


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