Crisis in Ukraine w/Congresswoman Victoria Spartz, DCM Yaroslav Brisiuck, Chris Holzen, Alan Mendoza, DCM Margus Särglepp, and Damon Wilson

Episode 114 · February 25th, 2022 · 34 mins 50 secs

About this Episode

On February 16, before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine ALEC recorded a Policy Hour podcast featuring Lisa B. Nelson, CEO of the American Legislative Exchange Council and Ms. Karla Jones, Senior Director of the ALEC Federalism and International Relations Task Force as they discuss the then unfolding crisis in Ukraine with Congresswoman Victoria Spartz, Yaroslav Brisiuck, DCM of the Embassy of Ukraine to the United States, Chris Holzen, Senior Advisor for Europe and Eurasia at the International Republican Institute, Alan Mendoza, Executive Director and Founder, Henry Jackson Society, Margus Särglepp, DCM, Estonian Embassy to the United States, and Damon Wilson, President and CEO, National Endowment for Democracy.

Background Materials
ALEC article by Karla Jones, “Putin’s Ukraine Gambit Unites Western Democracies He Sought to Divide”
CSPAN Video of February 23 UN Security Council Meeting including statement from Ukraine’s Ambassador to the UN

Congresswoman Victoria Spartz’s Statement on Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

Condemnation of Russian Aggression from Estonian Leadership

International Republican Institute Statement on Russia’s Military Attack against Ukraine

National Endowment for Democracy’s Statement on Russian Aggression against Ukraine

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