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                        

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

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

 The Gates of Europe:  A History of Ukraine  Serhii Polskhy

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

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