LSE SU Ukrainian Society is exceedingly proud to officially announce that Svyatoslav Vakarchuk, politically involved leader of the most successful Ukrainian rock band Okean Elzy, will deliver a lecture on the “Ukrainian Crisis and its Future”, which will take place on Monday, 17th of November from 19:00-21:00 in Clement House (CLM 2.02).
Svyatoslav Vakarchuk is an outstanding singer and a leader of Okean Elzy, which is arguably the most successful rock band in all post soviet nations. Mr Vakarchuk has been actively supporting the ‘Orange Revolution’ in 2004 and was a Member of the Ukrainian Parliament from 2007 to 2008. He has taken part in various social and cultural projects as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for the Ukraine. Since 2013, he has been one of the leading activists of the Euromaidan, and one of the main supporters of the Ukrainian sovereignty and independence. According to Korrespondent, Svyatoslav Vakarchuk was voted to be one of the most influential figures in Ukraine.
Having such a broad background Mr Vakarchuk would greatly contribute to our understanding of the causes, implications and solutions to this appalling issue of the Ukranian Crisis, which has recently seen a plenty of publicity from all around the world. Bearing that in mind, we hope that everyone will highly benefit from attending this lecture, as they will gain an invaluable insight from a man witnessing the catastrophe from the beginning.