Events

Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Resisting repression: How culture inspires the democratic movement in Belarus

Online Event Artists, singers, and cultural advocates seek to inspire Belarusians to continue their fight. What are the important symbols that resonate most with Belarusians across the country?

12:00pm Belarus Civil Society Resilience & Society Youth

All Content

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

FAST THINKING: Russia’s making military moves in Ukraine. What’s it up to?

Russia is massing military forces on its border with Ukraine and in Crimea. Seven years after Russia first invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea, how did we get to this new point of peril? And what should we expect next?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Crisis Management Russia

Wed, Mar 10, 2021

Kyiv Security Forum-Atlantic Council statement on strengthening US-Ukraine relations

A group of more than 70 elected officials, ambassadors, and experts release a statement with 12 key recommendations for strengthening US-Ukraine relations.

Press Release

Politics & Diplomacy Ukraine

Tue, Mar 9, 2021

New report on Russia policy misses the mark

Atlantic Council experts voice their disagreement with a recent report on the role of human rights in US policy toward Russia.

UkraineAlert

Human Rights Politics & Diplomacy

Melinda Haring is the deputy director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. Previously, she was the editor of the Atlantic Council’s most popular publication, the UkraineAlert blog. She is the author of the report Reforming the Democracy Bureaucracy, coauthor of Ukraine’s Internally Displaced Persons Hold a Key to Peace (Atlantic Council, 2017), and a contributor to Does Democracy Matter? (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017)Haring has worked for Eurasia Foundation, Freedom House, and the National Democratic Institute, where she managed democracy assistance programs in Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Russia. A graduate of Georgetown University, she holds an MA in Government with a certificate in Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies. Haring is the vice-chair of the board of East Europe Foundation in Kyiv, Ukraine, a member of the supervisory board of Right to Protection in Kyiv, Ukraine, and a senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. She is a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.