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W&L Fulbright Student Who Observed Ukrainian Revolution to Speak April 1

A Washington and Lee University alumnus who lived a year in Kyiv, Ukraine, as a Fulbright scholar observing the Ukrainian Revolution unfold will give a public lecture on “Ukraine in Crisis: A Witness to Revolution, War and Reform” April 1 at the University.

Isaac Webb, a 2013 W&L graduate, spent part of the 2013-14 academic year traveling in eastern Ukraine and observed armed conflict around the Donestk airport. He returned to Kyiv last month to see how the city had changed over the past year.

Webb’s lecture is free and open to the public at W&L’s Leyburn Library, Northen Auditorium, and begins at 4:30 p.m. It is sponsored by the history and German and Russian departments, and the University Lectures Fund.

Webb has published numerous articles on Ukraine in the Kyiv Post, The Atlantic, Vice, and other print and online publications. He is currently a junior fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, D.C.