Conflict, Defense, Europe, Russia , Power & Security Experts analyze war in Ukraine, say ‘Putin has lost touch with reality’ at PWH event

March 3, 2022
By Kevin Bryan | Penn Today

Policy experts scrutinized the potential worldwide consequences of Russia's recent invasion of Ukraine in a Perry World House briefing event held at 4 p.m. on March 2. 

Nearly 200 individuals gathered Wednesday — virtually and in person — to listen to the panelists address Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to invade Ukraine last week, the U.S. government's response to the crisis, and how other nations will likely respond. Roughly 50 individuals attended in-person and another 150 listened in on Zoom.

Panelists included former Deputy Secretary General of NATO Alexander Vershbow, The Philadelphia Inquirer's Worldview columnist Trudy Rubin, and Penn professor of political science Rudra Sil. Jane Vaynman, an assistant professor of political science at Temple University, moderated the event.

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