August 17, 2022

Event Coverage Highlight

VIDEO: OPC Hosts Discussion on Ukraine

On Feb. 22, three longtime residents of Ukraine discussed Russian President Vladimir Putin’s maneuvers in Ukraine, the prospects for a full invasion, and the possible aftermath.

Click the window above to watch a recording of the full program.

The panelists were:

Brian Mefford, American owner of Wooden Horse Strategies, a Kyiv-based company that does polling, election observing and government relations.

Myroslava Hartmond, British-Ukrainian manager of a Kyiv art gallery who will discuss Ukrainian soft power and the toppling of Lenin statues across Ukraine.

Peter Dickinson, a British journalist who is Ukraine Editor of the Atlantic Council and owner of Business Ukraine and Lviv Today magazines.

James Brooke, a former New York Times correspondent, was the moderator. After the Times, Brooke worked for eight years in Moscow and six years in Kyiv before returning last fall to his native Berkshires.