News Archive

Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Tanya Domi commented on EU expansion plans for the Centre for Contemporary Politics' web portal europeanwesternbalkans.com.
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. The article, entitled "Putin touts Russia as a great power. But he’s made it a weak one," discusses Putin's role in the weakening of Russia's international and geopolitical stance. 

Monday, June 3, 2019
"I had a bodyguard sitting in my car with me driving around every day wherever I went ... I didn’t have a great deal of faith in the bodyguards. At the end of the day you’ve got this guy sitting there with you who’s getting paid whatever, two hundred, four hundred, six hundred dollars a month. Is he going to take a bullet for you?" Peter Charow on doing business in Russia during the '90s for the Harriman oral history project.
Monday, June 3, 2019
Tanya Domi (SIPA) was a guest on WBAI's Driving Forces for their special coverage, "Pride, Progress, and Politics: 50 Years since Stonewall." The wide-ranging discussion touched upon LGBT issues in the Balkans.
Friday, May 31, 2019

In his latest article for "Security Studies," Harriman Institute director Alexander Cooley writes about the rise and decline of liberal internationalism in the post-communist space.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Yuri Shevchuk, lecturer of Ukrainian language at Columbia University, appeared live on “In Black and White," a show on Ukraine's national public radio, Hromadske.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
"Today’s Putin is largely a product of his own making; of Russia’s particular trajectory. But, I also believe that U.S. and E.U. policies have contributed to hardening of Russia and hardening of Putin," Deana Arsenian for the Harriman Institute's oral history project.