The Harriman Institute and the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies presents:
Expert Panel:
Russia and Ukraine: What does Putin Want?


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

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

Kimberly Marten, Professor of Political 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.