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Navalny and Next

Guests: Ilya Budraitskis, Svetlana Erpyleva, and Greg Yudin on Alexei Navalny, the Russian opposition, and the prospects of political pluralism in Russian society.

Political Diary from Russia

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Ilya Budraitskis teaches political theory at the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences, or Shaninka. He’s the author of Мир, который построил Хантингтон и в котором живём все мы.

Ilya Matveev is a professor of political Science at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, or RANEPA, in St. Petersburg.

Together they co-host the podcast Politicheskii dnevnik.


REM, “It’s the End of the World as We Know It,” Document, 1987.