The Heat: Russia-Ukraine Conflict

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U.S. President Biden makes a surprise visit to Ukraine as the conflict with Russia nears the one-year mark.  And, a global security conference is held in Munich.  

U.S. President Joe Biden met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in Kyiv on Monday. Biden pledged more military aid and support for Ukraine during the secret unannounced trip. 

Meanwhile, leaders gathered in Germany for the Munich Security Conference over the weekend. The Russia-Ukraine conflict was at the top of the agenda. 

Joining the discussion:   

  • Viktor Olevich is a lead expert at the Center for Actual Politics, a Moscow- based think tank. 
  • Klaus Larres is a professor of history and international affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. 
  • Victor Gao is chair professor at Soochow University. 
  • Joel Rubin is a former deputy assistant secretary of state.