When

Wednesday, July 13, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT
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This is an online event. 
 

 
 

Contact

Overseas Press Club of America 
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Are the US and UK Pushing for a Military Victory in Ukraine? What Does Victory Mean? 

Join the OPC to hear three panelists with longtime experience in Ukraine who will talk from Kyiv. 
Registrants will receive a link to join the Zoom call about an hour before the program on July 13.

Panelists are:
 
Kira Rudik, leader of the Golos political party in Ukraine’s parliament, graduated from Stanford’s program in Women’s Leadership and is regularly ranked among the100 most successful women in Ukraine. Before entering politics, Rudik was an IT entrepreneur who headed Ring Ukraine, a maker of smart home security systems. In 2018, she managed the acquisition of Ring Ukraine by Amazon for $1 billion. 
 
Andy Bain is an American who has lived in Kyiv for 30 years, building his Atlantic Group into  one of Ukraine’s largest ad agencies. A retired US Marine Corps colonel, Bain leads the Ukrainian Freedom Fund, a nonprofit that raises money to buy equipment for Ukraine’s military.
 
Daniel Bilak, a Canadian-Ukrainian who is senior counsel in Kyiv for the Kinstellar law firm, was director of UkraineInvest, Ukraine’s investment promotion agency.
 
The moderator is OPC member Jim Brooke. After a career overseas for The New York Times, Bloomberg and Voice of America, Brooke worked from 2015 to 2021 as a business reporter based in Kyiv.