Assessment of the state of Russian studies in the US on behalf of ASEEES

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(August 14, 2015) Current tensions between the United States and Russia over Ukraine and other issues have prompted discussions in the media and in policymaking circles about the state of expertise on Russia in the United States. Some observers argue that since the collapse of the Soviet Union the quantity and quality of Russia-related research and graduate training at US-based […]

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Russian Scholars Wary After Top Economist Flees Country

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(Howard Amos, RIA Novosti, MOSCOW, June 6, 2013) ­ When investigators summoned prominent Russian economist Sergei Guriev for questioning in February, his first thought was that his professional work could be paralyzed if they confiscated his computers and documents. “With other experts, they took everything away so they could not function,” Guriev told RIA Novosti by telephone from Paris, where […]

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ACADEMIC PROGRAMS: New Russia Policy & Society MSc and PhD Programmes at King’s College London, King’s Russia Institute

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From: “Samuel Greene” <> Subject: New Russia policy & society programmes in London Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2013 The King’s Russia Institute at King’s College London is now accepting applications for our MSc in Russian Politics & Society and our PhD in Russian & Eurasian Studies. Offering a unique, multi-disciplinary and globally integrated approach to the study of Russia’s most […]

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