Sean’s Russia Blog sponsored by the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies

Interviews with scholars, policy-makers, journalists, writers, and filmmakers working on topics concerning the Former Soviet Union

Listen to Sean’s interview with Professor Mark Steinberg, who delivered the inaugural lecture of our 1917 Centenary Series on Friday, October 13.

Guest: Norman Saul of US-Russian relations in the 19th Century [spp-player]
Guest: Victoria Smolkin on A Sacred Space Is Never Empty: A History of Soviet Atheism published by Princeton University Press. [spp-player]
Guest: Mark Galeotti on The Vory: Russia’s Super Mafia published by Yale University Press. [spp-player]
Guest: Tomas Matza on Shock Therapy: Psychology, Precarity and Well-Being in Postsocialist Russia published by Duke University Press. [spp-player]

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Experiencing the Russian Revolution
Presented by:
Mark Steinberg
A Journey into Putin's Country
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Anne Garrells
Daughter of the Cold War
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Grace Kennan