Sean's Russia Blog

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News and commentary on Russia.

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Teddy had few “official” meetings in the USSR. A factory here. A collective farm there. Maybe a school or two. And there was one question Teddy’s hosts always asked: “Why are you still lynching Blacks?” American racism was a global issue du...

Guest: Ilya Budraitskis on Russia's war in Ukraine, fascism, and his essay collection, Dissidents among Dissidents. Ideology, politics and The Left in Post-Soviet Russia published by Verso. The post A Dissident Among Dissidents appeared first on SRB...

Guest: Gulnaz Sharafutdinova on The Red Mirror: Putin’s Leadership and Russia’s Insecure Identity published by Oxford University Press. The post Russia in the Red Mirror appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Guest: Brian Milakovsky on everyday life in the Donbas and the effort to evacuate civilians. The post Life and Death in the Donbas appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Episode One of the six-part audio series, Teddy Goes to the USSR. The post Ep 1: Teddy Greets the USSR appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Guest: Adeeb Khalid on Central Asia: A New History from the Imperial Conquests to the Present published by Princeton University Press. The post Central Asia Past and Present appeared first on SRB Podcast.

Guest: Alexei Yurchak on perestroika, the collapse of the Soviet Union, and the experiences of the last Soviet generation. The post Everything Was Forever Until appeared first on SRB Podcast.