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Global Costs of the War in Ukraine

Thursday, November 17, 2022 from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Presented in partnership with East-West Connections, Global Minnesota, Russian Studies at Macalester, Mosbacher Institute, and Russian Media of MN

Please join us for a virtual discussion on the costs to all nations of the war in Ukraine including:

– Reconstruction
– Financial
– Social
– Psychological
There will be an opportunity for Q&A.  This free program will be presented via Zoom.  Please register in advance.
Thursday, November 17 | 7:00 PM CST


Todd Lefko is Chairperson of East-West Connections as well as the President of the United Filtration Company, an import-export firm dealing with water purification equipment, art, linen, kilns, and new technologies. He has worked in Russia for over 34 years and has homes in both Moscow and Minnesota.

Dr. Raymond Robertson is Professor and holder of the Helen and Roy Ryu Chair in Economics and Government in the Department of International Affairs at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.  He is also the Director of the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy.  Widely published in the field of labor and international economics, Robertson chaired the US Department of Labor’s National Advisory Committee for Labor Provisions of US Trade Agreements and held other advisory positions.


Thursday, November 17, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm