World History

"The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union"

Serhii Plokhy

About the Program

Serhii Plokhy, Ukrainian history professor at Harvard University, reports that the dissolution of the Soviet Union was based more on Ukraine and Russia not coming to an agreement on a continued unified state than on the influence of American foreign policy initiatives.  Mr. Plokhy speaks at the Carnegie Council in New York City.

About the Authors

Serhii Plokhy

Serhii Plokhy is the author of Yalta: The Price of Peace.  He is a Ukrainian history professor at Harvard University.


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"The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union"

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Past Airings

  • Saturday, August 23rd at 4:30pm (ET)
  • Sunday, June 29th at 11am (ET)
  • Saturday, June 21st at 8:45pm (ET)
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