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F&M to hold discussion on crisis in Crimea

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Franklin & Marshall will hold a discussion on the “Crisis in Crimea” tomorrow. The public is invited to attend a discussion on the escalating crisis in Crimea.

The discussion will be held Thursday, 20 March, at 4:30 p.m. at the Ware College House. Speakers will include Professors Abby Schrader (History), Jon Stone (Russian), and Jennifer Kibbe (Government). The trio will offer their historical, linguistic, and policy insights.

Schrader is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies, Association for Women in Slavic Studies, and the Delaware Valley Association of Russian Historians. She authored Peopling the Russian Periphery: Borderland Colonization in Eurasian History, as well as several articles concerning Russia and other Slavic concerns and issues.

Stone is an assistant professor at F&M teaching Russian language and literature. He has authored The Historical Dictionary of Russian Literature, as well as numerous other articles relating to the Russian and Slavic cultures.

Kibbe is an associate professor of government. One of her focuses is international relations and US foreign policy.

The crisis continues to escalate. Yesterday a Ukrainian soldier was killed. Other Ukrainian soldiers warned by Russia to abandon their posts and run.

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