ECFR’s World in 30 Minutes: Ukraine and Belarus

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With an EU-Ukraine summit coming up this month, in this episode of World in 30 Minutes Mark Leonard, Director of ECFR, speaks to Kadri Liik and Vessela Tcherneva from ECFR's Wider Europe Programme, and Carl Bildt, co-chair and former Foreign Minister of Sweden. They discuss their recent study trip to Kiev and Minsk were they met with the Ukrainian president Poroshenko, Maidan activists, think-tanks and ministers.

Bookshelf:

Ukraine Crisis: What it means for the West by Andrew Wilson

Stalin by Stephen Kotkin

The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB by Christopher M. Andrew