Gerard Toal

Gerard Toal is a professor in the School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech. He is author of Near Abroad: Putin, the West and the Contest for Ukraine and the Caucasus.


The War in Ukraine is Part of the Soviet Empire’s Unravelling

A reading of the war in Ukraine without historical context, geopolitical actors, and protests across the region misses the point.

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