Blue and Yellow roses laying across a map


Several in the Middlebury community who are personally or professionally affected by the war in Ukraine have been sharing their perspectives. Current student Mariia Dzholos ’24 fears for her parents in Kyiv. Journalist Peter Savodnik ’94 grapples with the end of the optimism he and classmates felt when the Soviet Union dissolved. Eastern Europe expert Timothy Frye ’86 sat down this week with economics professor William Pyle to delve into the context and implications of the Russian invasion.

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