The Russia-Ukraine situation: Commentaries by experts at Hokkaido University


This page provides commentaries by researchers and experts at Hokkaido University on Russia’s military invasion of Ukraine, which was launched on February 24, 2022. These commentaries aim to discuss and analyze the issue from diverse perspectives to deepen our understanding.


Please note that each commentary is the author’s personal views and does not represent the views of the University.


August 15, 2022

Epitaph to a Post-Cold War World: Russia Remakes the International Order and a Crisis for Japan

Akihiro Iwashita

Professor, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University




June 30, 2022

Impact of sanctions on the Russian economy (As of June 20, 2022)

Shinichiro Tabata

Professor, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University





March 10, 2022

Stopping the invasion by the power of international order

Kazuto Suzuki

Collaborating Researcher, Slavic-Eurasia Research Center, Hokkaido University

Professor, The University of Tokyo





March 4, 2022

Impact of sanctions on the Russian economy

Shinichiro Tabata

Professor, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University





March 3, 2022

My thoughts on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Akihiro Iwashita

Director/Professor, Slavic-Eurasian Research Center, Hokkaido University



The Russia-Ukraine situation: Commentaries by experts at Hokkaido University

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Updated on   August 18, 2022

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