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The Ukraine War and Prospects for Democracy

April 21, 2022
Considering its history and wartime experience, what possibilities do we see for the democratic future of Ukraine? Part of a presidential series on Defending Democracy, this fishbowl discussion features Holy Cross student Viktor Lutsyshen '23, a native of Kherson, Ukraine; Nina Barzachka, assistant professor of political science; Markian Dobczansky, a historian of the Soviet Union, Russian-Ukrainian relations and urbanization and associate of the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute; Roman Zaviyskyy, a philosopher and theologian and former dean at Ukrainian Catholic University, joining from Lviv. Moderated by Thomas M. Landy, director of the McFarland Center for Religion, Ethics and Culture, with a special welcome from Holy Cross President Vincent Rougeau.