Sean's Russia Blog

Blog URL:http://seansrussiablog.org/
Blog Tags:Russia, History, Soviet Union, Putin, Medvedev
Country:United States

News and commentary on Russia.



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Guest: Jon Platt is an assistant professor in the Slavic Languages and Literature Department at the University of Pittsburgh where he specializes in Pushkin, literary theory, Soviet culture, and Russian contemporary art and poetry. He recently publis...

Guest: David Foglesong is a Professor of History at Rutgers University where he specializes in American-Russian relations. He’s the author of The American Mission and the Evil Empire. His most recent article is “The Perils of Prophecy: Americ...

Guest: Serhiy Kudelia is an Assistant Professor of political science at Baylor University where he specializes in state formation, civil war, and political violence in the post-communist world. His most recent article is the “Donbas Rift” first p...

In July, the Center for Economic and Political Reform, a think tank that monitors and studies social and economic issues in Russia, released a report on labor conflict in the second quarter of 2016. In this period, TsEPR identified 263 incidents in...

Guest: Andy Bruno is an Assistant Professor of History at Northern Illinois University where he specializes in the environmental history of modern Russia. He is the author of The Nature of Soviet Power: An Arctic Environmental History. Opening Commen...

Ossified Putinism

on Aug 13, 2016 in: Politics, Society

Guest: Mark Galeotti is an expert on Russia’s security services and a prolific commentator on current Russian domestic and international affairs. He is the principal director of the Mayak Intelligence consultancy in Prague and senior researcher at...

Guest: Mark Bassin is a professor in the School of Historical and Contemporary Studies at Sodertorn University in Stockholm. His most recent book is The Gumilev Mystique: Biopolitics, Eurasiansism, and the Construction of Community in Modern Russia.