Sophie Pinkham (MARS-REERS '12; Ph.D. Slavic Dept. '19) reviews Between Two Fires: Truth, Ambition, Compromise inPutin's Russia by Joshua Yaffa (SIPA '08) for the New York Review of Books (Aug. 20, 2020). Pinkham is a writer who specializes in Russian and Ukrainian culture, history and politics. Her work appears in The Nation, The New Yorker and the New Republic, among other publicaions. Yaffa is Moscow correspondent for The New Yorker.