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Anna Reid

Anna Reid is a historian and journalist. She was The Economist’s Kyiv correspondent from 1993-'95, and ran the foreign policy programme at the London-based think tank Policy Exchange from 2002-6. Her Borderland: a Journey through the History of Ukraine was first published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson in 1997; an updated fourth edition came out last autumn. Her other titles are The Shaman’s Coat: a Native History of Siberia, and Leningrad: Tragedy of a City under Siege, 1941-44, which was shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize and has been translated into eighteen languages. She is a trustee of the Ukrainian Institute London, and currently working on a history of the Allied intervention into the 1918-’20 Russian Civil War.
What’s Next for Ukraine?
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has changed the world. From precipitating a refugee crisis throughout Europe as eight million Ukrainians fled their homes, to increased nuclear fears, the threat of famine in Africa and social and economic unrest in Britain, the impact has been seismic and global. What lies ahead? Editor of The Jewish Chronicle Jake Wallis Simons is joined by Ukraine expert, author and The Economist’s former Kyiv corresponden...