Foreign Affairs Committee takes evidence on the Russia-Ukraine crisis
28 January 2022
On 1 February, at 14.30, the Foreign Affairs Committee will hold a one-off evidence session on the Russia-Ukraine crisis.
- Parliament TV: watch the session
- Inquiry: The situation in Ukraine and the UK’s response
- Foreign Affairs Committee
Purpose of the session
This session follows the Committee’s visit to Ukraine, including to the Donbas and eastern border. The Committee will hear from: Fiona Hill, former Senior Director for Europe and Russia at the United States National Security Council; Shashank Joshi, Defence Editor, The Economist; and Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow, Stockholm Free World Institute.
The session will likely explore the Ukrainian government’s assessment of Russia’s objectives and the prospect for a diplomatic resolution to escalating tensions. The Committee will likely also discuss the impact of the recent withdrawal of UK and US embassy staff. The session may also discuss possible deterrents, including possible increased military provisions for Ukraine and economic sanctions on Russia.
Tuesday 1 February 2022
- Fiona Hill, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
- Shashank Joshi, Defence Editor, The Economist
- Anders Aslund, Senior Fellow, Stockholm Free World Institute
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