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The Religious Dimension of the Ukraine – Russia Conflict (RESCHEDULED)

July 12, 2018 @ 9:30 am

NO EVENT TODAY – IT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED –  Please join us in examining the religious character of the conflict between Ukraine and Russia, particularly the ways in which the Russian annexation of Crimea and its aggression in the Donbass have impacted religious freedom. Speakers will consider how different religious communities in Crimea and the Donbass, including Crimean Tatars, Ukrainian Orthodox Church-KP, and the Ukrainian Greek-Catholic Church have been affected by Russian actions and how the occupying administration in Crimea has had an impact on religious freedom in the peninsula. The final panel will consider possible paths forward and potential actions that could be taken to address religious freedom violations.The list of speakers includes: Kent Hill, Executive Director of the Religious Freedom Institute Sufian Zhemukhov, Associate Research Professor at GWU’s Institute for European, Russian and  Eurasian Studies Lauren Homer, President and Founder of the Law and Liberty Trust Wade Kusack, President of LYN Community Paul Goble, Former Special Advisor to the Secretary of State Andrew Bennett, Former Canadian Ambassador for Religious Freedom This event is co-sponsored by the Religious Freedom Institute and George Washington University’s Institute for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies. For more information about the event, please visit our website. RSVP:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd8wK8yKKhANlHkiCblft8GsbutfHhmGhZQamCWlsdEKVdxKw/viewform


July 12, 2018
9:30 am