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Focus: Ukraine

The Russian invasion of Ukraine constitutes the first major land war in Europe in decades. It threatens lives across the region, the post–Cold War international order, and the stability of the global economy.

On this page: Einaudi experts provide analysis of the Ukraine crisis that helps put our world in focus.


Einaudi Center Statement of Solidarity

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March 3: Einaudi, IES, and PACS Directors Condemn Russian Attack

The invasion violates international law, the principles of national sovereignty, and basic human rights.

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Global Cornell: Support and How to Help

Visit Global Cornell's War in Ukraine advocacy page for more university statements and resources for the campus community and Cornell's Ukrainian and Russian students, faculty, and staff.


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Expert Voices at Einaudi

Explore these selected experts, and find more of our world-class regional, historical, and comparative experts at Einaudi's Institute for European Studies and Judith Reppy Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies. The Einaudi Center works closely with Cornell's Media Relations Office. Check out recent news tip sheets.

Mabel Berezin

Mabel Berezin | European impacts

Dmitry Bykov in Ithaca, March 2022. Photo: Jon Miller

Dmitry Bykov | Putin, Russia's decline

Matrhew Evangelista

Matthew Evangelista | war, Russian politics

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Cristina Florea | Ukrainian history

Sarah Kreps

Sarah Kreps | politics, national security

Nicholas Mulder

Nicholas Mulder | economic sanctions

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Bryn Rosenfeld | regime transitions

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Stephen Yale-Loehr | human rights, migration


Events and Videos

March 9, 2023: Counterterrorism Between the Wars: An International History

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Mary Barton, a U.S. government analyst, tells a global story of the demise of empires, the rise of communism, and the cooperation between the United Kingdom and United States that would evolve into the Five Eyes intelligence alliance. The Five Eyes justice chiefs have strongly supported Ukraine's efforts to prosecute war crimes arising from Russia's invasion.

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On Video: Ukraine, Russia, and the Long Shadow of Nuclear Weapons

Peter Katzenstein and a national panel of experts take a vital look at the future of nuclear security policy.

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