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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): The situation in Ukraine and the UK’s response

Foreign Affairs Committee
The situation in Ukraine and the UK’s response

Tuesday 1 February 2022

Start times: 2.00pm (private) 2.30pm (public)

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Foreign Affairs Committee takes evidence on the Russia-Ukraine crisis

This session follows the Committee’s visit to Ukraine, including to the Donbas and eastern border. The Committee will hear from 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.

Meeting details

At 2.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry The situation in Ukraine and the UK’s response
Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution
Defence Editor at The Economist
Senior Fellow at Atlantic Council


Room 8, Palace of Westminster

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