Book Discussion on The Last Empire

Serhii Plokhy, Ukrainian history professor at Harvard University, talked about his book, The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet… read more

Serhii Plokhy, Ukrainian history professor at Harvard University, talked about his book, The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union, in which he reports that the dissolution of the Soviet Union was based more on Ukraine and Russia not coming to an agreement on a continued unified state than on the influence of American foreign policy initiatives. Mr. Plokhy spoke at the Carnegie Council in New York City. close

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  • Myers, Joanne J. Director Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs->Public Affairs Programs
  • Plokhii, Serhii M. Professor Harvard University->Ukranian History

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Book Discussion on The Last Empire

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Public Affairs Event
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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jun 21, 2014
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2014

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  • Jun 21, 2014 | 8:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 29, 2014 | 11:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 23, 2014 | 4:30pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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