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Ukraine's Political Future: A Conversation With Viktor Yushchenko


Join Former President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko for a discussion of Ukraine’s political future amid Russia’s invasion of the country.

Viktor Yushchenko speaking in the Chicago Council Conference Center.

"Slava Ukraini" Film Screening


Join the Council for a screening of Bernard-Henri Lévy’s  "Slava Ukraini," a war diary from the front lines of the Russia-Ukraine conflict.

Director Bernard-Henri Lévy walking with three soldiers.
Marc Roussel

Commentary & Analysis

The Crisis in Civil-Military Relations Is Going Global

In the News
World Politics Review
Paul Poast

The spate of civil-military crises is a product of countries dealing with their new positions in a shifting global order, Paul Poast argues.

ussian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu and then-Chinese Defense Minister Gen. Li Shangfu attend a ceremony
AP Photos
Defense and Security

Investigating How US Aid for Ukraine Is Spent

In the News
CBS News
Ivo H. Daalder

"This is the last moment at which to pull the plug on Ukraine. It is absolutely vital we continue," Ivo Daalder says on CBS News.

Ivo Daalder on CBS News at right, anchors at left in front of a blue background. US Foreign Policy


Western Sanctions Have Largely Spared Ordinary Russians

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

Russians report limited impact of Western-imposed sanctions and continued support for the war in Ukraine.

Russians walk past the Red Square
AP Photos
Public Opinion

Do Russians Fear the West?

Public Opinion Survey by Coauthors

The Russian public is concerned about NATO expansion but does not think an attack from the West is imminent.

a woman holds a sign with NATO crossed out
AP Photos
Public Opinion