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What Next in Ukraine?

Posted Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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What Next in Ukraine? In downtown Cleveland all the way to Independence Square in Kiev, the cry for democracy in Ukraine grows louder. We've seen stunning change since a rally in Cleveland Friday: President Viktor Yanukovych has fled Kiev, his chief of staff has been shot and hopes for a peaceful future are tenuous. Join host Mike McIntyre as we discuss Ukraine's tumultuous transition.

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Steven Crowley, PhD, chair of Russian and E. European studies, Oberlin College
Irene A. Rennillo, attorney, Ukrainian-American
Roman Sheremeta, PhD, Asst. Professor of Economics, Case Western Reserve University

Roman Sheremeta is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from Purdue University in 2009. He is a recipient of many research and teaching awards, as well as multiple national and international grants. Professor Sheremeta studies conflict and conflict resolution in the context of economics and politics.

Before moving to the United States, Sheremeta lived in the capital of Ukraine, were he studied at the National University of Kyiv and Mohyla Academy. Students from this university were among the first during the peaceful demonstrations in Kiev on November 21, 2013.

Professor Sheremeta has been following the development of events in Ukraine since day one. You can contact Dr. Sheremeta by email () or by phone, 216-368-4271.

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