Guest: David France on his film Welcome To Chechnya.
Guests: Valerie Kivelson and Christine Worobec on witches, magic, spells in their new sourcebook Witchcraft in Russia and Ukraine, 1000–1900 published by Cornell University Press.
Guests: Paul Josephson and Sharyl Corrado on conquering nature, settlement, and Russian expansion in the Arctic and Sakhalin.
Guest: Ronald Suny on Stalin: Passage to Revolution published by Princeton University Press.
Guests: Maya Peterson and Christopher Ward on water and the environment in the Soviet Union.
By William Risch On June 23, Kyiv sent over 500 men off to the battlefields of eastern Ukraine. Outside the city well over 400 soldiers,
One of the hidden aspects of the crisis in Ukraine is the growing number of refugees internally displaced and fleeing to Russia. This is a
The media is abuzz with claims that Russia has sent three T-64 tanks over the border in Ukraine. Reports the Wall Street Journal: The North
Translation and introduction by William Risch. A friend of the Facebook group, Euromaidan News in English, sent this report from Sloviansk, Ukraine, the scene of