Hours after a divided European Union voted Tuesday to distribute 120,000 asylum-seekers among its member states, Northeastern convened a panel of experts to discuss the migrant crisis as well as other pressing issues facing Europe.
Russia faces a bleak future, according to former Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga, who addressed the Northeastern community on Thursday afternoon.
Mitchell Orenstein, professor and chair of the Department of Political Science, recently visited western Ukraine to observe the lead up to the country’s most recent presidential election.
In a lecture Wednesday, Mitchell Orenstein, chair of the Department of Political Science, discussed the turmoil in the Eastern European country and what it means from a geopolitical standpoint.
Journalist Dan Peleschuk, AS’09, is covering the unrest in Ukraine for Global Post, an online U.S. news organization.