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Mon, Mar 18


Under the Oaks Cafe

"War and Punishment" with Mikhail Zygar

Join us for a lunchtime talk with famed Russian journalist and author Mikhail Zygar.

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"War and Punishment" with Mikhail Zygar
"War and Punishment" with Mikhail Zygar

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Mar 18, 2024, 1:30 PM – 2:45 PM

Under the Oaks Cafe, Joe C Thompson Conference Center, 2405 Robert Dedman Dr, Austin, TX 78712, USA

About the event

Join us for a compelling book talk featuring acclaimed author Mikhail Zygar as he presents his latest work, "War and Punishment." Zygar will share about the intricate geopolitical dynamics surrounding Russia's invasion of Ukraine, offering unprecedented insights into the motivations and actions of key players such as Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Through  research and firsthand accounts, Zygar traces the complex trajectory of events leading up to the conflict, exploring the underlying tensions, power struggles, and geopolitical calculations at play. From the annexation of Crimea to the ongoing conflict in Eastern Ukraine, "War and Punishment" provides a comprehensive analysis of one of the most significant geopolitical crises of the 21st century. Don't miss this special opportunity to gain insights into the origins and implications of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. 

Following the talk, the author will be doing a signing line at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. This event is part of the #Connexions24 conference at UT Austin, March 18-20. To sign up for the full conference, please visit

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