Pekka Visuri, Doctor of Political Sciences and retired Army colonel, has lectured on some aspects of Ukrainian and Finnish military history on March 12th in the
The lecture went off enchantingly. Many scholars, teachers and students were
present. The lecture was a joint event with the Finnish Embassy in Poltava
Battle Museum . Before
the beginning of the lecture the director of the museum Natalia Bilan gave the
flour to Ambassador of the Ukraine to Ukraine Arja
Makkonen, who introduced him to the audience. Finnish
The lecturer has worked 15 years as researcher at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs in
and from 2008 at the Aleksanteri Institute, .
He has been adjunct professor at the University of Helsinki National
specialized in security policy, strategy and political history. At present he
is senior fellow at the Aleksanteri Institute, Helsinki .
He is now working in the EU/CBSS projects ( University of Helsinki 14 and Anvil) concerning the strategy for the
Baltic Sea Region, special area civil protection. EUSBR, PA