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Power and Politics

Thursday, May 09, 2019
2:00pm
Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2200
Washington, DC
United States
Implications of Ukraine’s Presidential Elections
Moderator(s): 
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Alex T. Johnson
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Chief of Staff
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Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Name: 
Kyle Parker
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Senior Senate Staff Representative
Body: 
Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
Witnesses: 
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Dr. Michael Carpenter
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Senior Director
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Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement
Name: 
Natalie Sedletska
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Journalist and Host
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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty Ukrainian Service

At this Helsinki Commission briefing, panelists explored the state of institutional resilience and political context for the election of Volodymyr Zelenskiy as Ukraine’s next president on April 21, 2019. This briefing also explored implications for transatlantic engagement and opportunities for reforms on issues related to the rule of law, media freedom, and corruption.

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