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: Marc Bennetts is a British journalist who has been living in Russia for almost two decades. He writes for Newsweek, The Times (of London), and Politico, as well as other US and British newspapers and magazines. He’s the author of I’m Going...

Guest: James Heinzen is a professor of History at Rowan University where he specializes in modern Russian History. His new book is The Art of the Bribe: Corruption under Stalin, 1943-1953 published by Yale University Press. Music: Coil, “Tainte...

The SRB Podcast had an amazing year. More amazing than I had anticipated. I managed to put out 43 interviews in 2016 on a wide variety of topics concerning Eurasian politics, culture and history. Feedback on the show’s content and quality has been...

Guest: Brian Milakovsky has been living in Ukraine and Russia since 2009. He has worked on both ecological and humanitarian issues. Today he lives in Luhansk Oblast in the Donbass region, where he works in an aid organization. He occasionally write a...

Guest: Sophie Pinkham is a writer on Russian and Ukrainian culture and politics. Her articles have appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, n+1, the London Review of Books, and Foreign Affairs, among other publications. Her new book is Black S...

Guest: Doug Smith is an award-winning historian and translator. He is the author of five books on Russia. His last book Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy won the Pushkin House Russian Prize in 2013. His new book is Rasputin: Fa...

Guest: Steve Crowley is a Professor of Politics at Oberlin College where he researches transitions to democracy and capitalism in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union. His current work focuses on how post-Communist unions face the challenges fr...