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Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Tanya Domi commented on EU expansion plans for the Centre for Contemporary Politics' web portal
Friday, June 14, 2019
CGTN Amercia interviewed Alexander Cooley about the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Sophie Pinkham (Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. Slavic Languages) contributed an essay on Volodymyr Zelensky, "Ukraine's New Leading Man," to the New York Review of Books (June 27, 2019).
Monday, June 10, 2019
"In ‘87 I met Gorbachev, at his request, in Washington. So I now had ties both to the Gorbachev leadership, to all the dissidents and Gulag survivors I had known in the ‘70s and early 1980s who are now entering public life. Because I was a well-known author, especially to editorial offices, that were now abolishing censorship ... I was able to get an inside view of the process." Stephen F. Cohen for our oral history project.
Thursday, June 6, 2019

Harriman Institute's former director, Timothy M. Frye, published an opinion piece in the Washington Post.

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