News Archive

Thursday, August 13, 2020
Ann Cooper (CBS Professor Emerita of Professional Practice in International Journalism) published the report "Conveying Truth: Independent Media in Putin's Russia" with the Shorenstein Center (Harvard Kennedy School).
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Mariya Chukhnova (MARS-REERS '20) wrote about the failure of Ukraine's recent census attempt for Eurasianet. Read the article
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
President Vladimir Putin announced yesterday that Russia is the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine. Timothy Frye weighed in about it for the Associated Press, saying that if the vaccine doesn't work it could be "a real black eye" to the Kremlin. Read the article.
Monday, August 10, 2020
We are deeply saddened by the loss of our friend and colleague Frank Bohan, who passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Frank worked as the Harriman Institute’s Business Manager from 1993 until his retirement in 2015.
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Elise Giuliano (Political Science; Director of Graduate Studies, MARS-REERS) writes about the anti-Putin protests in the Russian Far East and conclusions that might be drawn from these demonstrations for the Washington Post's Monkey Cage (August 6, 2020).
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Yuri Shevchuk gave a talk, “Ukrainians in Soviet Film about the Second World War,” for the Fulbright Program (Ukraine). Watch it on video.
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Sophie Pinkham (MARS-REERS '12; Ph.D. Slavic Dept. '19) reviews Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, Compromise in Putin's Russia by Joshua Yaffa (SIPA '08) for the New York Review of Books (Aug. 20, 2020). 
Monday, August 3, 2020
Writing for CEPA (Center for European Policy Analysis), Thomas Kent (International and Public Affairs) asks the question "Suppose Disinformation Doesn't Win" in regard to the unprecedented levels of information about COVID-19 (July 31, 2020).
Friday, July 31, 2020
Alumnae Ani Kokobobo (Ph.D. '11, Slavic Languages) and Colleen Lucey (B.A. '06, Barnard Russian Studies) co-authored "If You Thought US-Russian Relations Were Bad Now, Wait Another 10 Years," a blog post for the Kennan Institute's Russia File (July 23, 2020). 
Monday, July 27, 2020
Elise Giuliano (Lecturer in Discipline, Political Science; MARS-REERS Program Director) and Timothy Frye (Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy​​​​​​​) discuss the protests in Khabarovsk on Aleksandr Gerasimov's show, Ono Vam Nado? (Do You Need This?) on the VOA Russian Service.