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Prime Time Rich Elfers' class to look at troubles in Russia, Ukraine | Green River Community College

The recent loss of Crimea to Russia and the potential loss of the eastern Ukraine are examples of a nation where geography determines its history.

Prime Time instructor Rich Elfers will be discussing why Ukraine has always been pulled either to Europe or to Russia throughout its history. Russia, Ukraine and the West have all had historic and geographic reasons for acting as they have. He will provide deeper insight into the most recent crisis as well as an understanding of the forces of geography on world affairs.

Prime Time is a Green River Community College membership program for active adult learners ages 55 and older.

This course will be offered from 9 to 11 a.m. July 8, 15 and 22 at the Enumclaw campus. The fee is $55 for members and $75 for nonmembers.

To sign up for the class, call 253-288-3400.

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