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Friday, March 16, 2018

Yuri Shevchuk Delivers Keynote Address at International Mother Language Day at UN

On March 1, 2018, Yuri Shevchuk (Lecturer in Ukrainian)  was the keynote speaker at the International Mother Language Day Event, which is traditionally held at United Nations New York headquarters. The event was organized by such NGOs as the World Federation of Ukrainian Women’s Organizations, the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America and others under the aegis of the Permanent Mission of Ukraine at the United Nations. Yuri Shevchuk's keynote address was entitled “Language and National Sovereignty in the Ukrainian Revolution of 1917-20 and Today.“
From left to right: Yuri Shevchuk and Volodymyr Yelchenko, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Ukraine to the UN.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

William Persing (MARS-REERS '18): "Poll Highlights Paradox on Economic Attitudes in Russia"

William Persing (MARS-REERS '18) discusses a recent nationwide poll conducted by the Carnegie Moscow Center and the Levada Center that reveals Russians' paradoxical attitudes toward their country's social and economic future. Read the story on Eurasianet. 

Monday, March 12, 2018

Five Questions: Timothy Frye on Russia's Presidential Election

Timothy M. Frye, Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy, Chair of Columbia's Department of Political Science, and former Director of the Harriman Institute, discusses Russia's upcoming election with Columbia News.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Peter Zalmayev (SIPA '08) on Saakashvili's Rise and Fall in Al Jazeera

Peter Zalmayev (SIPA '08) discusses the rise and fall of former Georgian President and ex-Governor of Odesa, Mikheil Saakashvili in Al Jazeera in an article co-authored with former Harriman Research Scholar Lincoln Mitchell.

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Kimberly Marten Weighs in on Russian Interference in Los Angeles Times

Kimberly Marten, Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, weighs in about Russian social media interference in the Los Angeles Times.