The War in Ukraine: A Presidential History Primer

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the subsequent war, have prompted many Americans to become more engaged with and familiar with a part of the world that they perhaps did not know much about before. To help you learn more about the history and context of the war in Ukraine, we recommend the following resources:


“The Russian Invasion of Ukraine” - A Discussion with CPH’s Article II Society (3/1/22). Featuring Paul Behringer, Jeffrey Kahn, Dan Orlovsky, and LaiYee Leong

DPAA Research Partner Fellow Profile Image          Fellow: LaiYee Leong   

Paul Behringer                           Jeffrey Kahn              Dan Orlovsky                      LaiYee Leong


When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War  - Jeffrey Engel


  Jeffrey Engel                       


“The Berlin Wall & the Soviet Fall” - a CPH Podcast episode with Mary Sarotte and Jeffrey Engel


    Mary Sarotte                            Jeffrey Engel


 The Gates of Europe:  A History of Ukraine  Serhii Polskhy


Serhii Polskhy


"‘Yes, He Would:” Fiona Hill on Putin and Nukes" - Fiona Hill on Ukraine 

Fiona Hill


Not One Inch: America, Russia, and the Making of a Post-Cold War Stalemate - Mary Sarotte 


Mary Sarotte