Hearing Communism: Part Two

Part two of Hearing Communism—five short audio pieces by students in my International Communism undergraduate research seminar at the University of Pittsburgh.

Hearing Communism: Part One


Part one of Hearing Communism—five short audio pieces by students in my International Communism undergraduate research seminar at the University of Pittsburgh.

Resistance

Ukraine’s “Warm Ocean Strategy”

  Oleksiy Arestovych is a family psychologist and contributor to the Internet newspaper in Kyiv, Ukrains’ka Pravda. His op-ed piece, published as “Стратегія теплого океану”

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Pavlensky’s Body in Protest

This week’s Russia Magazine column, “The Power of Pavlensky’s Nailed Body,” The image of Petr Pavlensky sitting on the cold, wet cobblestone of Red Square

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The Dynamics of Protest

This weeks Russia! Magazine column, “The Russian Opposition: Between Despair and Vanguard,” Earlier this month, Sergei Shelin wrote that a “perfect storm” threatens Russia. If that storm

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The Cold Civil War

May 6 is the first anniversary of the Bolotnaya protests that erupted in violence. Twenty-eight people and possibly more await prosecution. Bolotnaya has also served

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Putin and Russian History

Arch Getty’s comment, “Putin in History,” was included in today’s Johnson’s Russia List. I asked him if I could repost it here. He kindly agreed.

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Dissecting Bolotnaya

This week’s Russia! Magazine column, “An Autopsy of a Protest,” Yesterday, Ezhednevnyi zhurnal and the New Times, two of Russia’s most vociferous opposition news sites, published a leaked

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