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'If negotiations replace fighting and other highly contested terms can be agreed, Ukrainian neutrality may form a core element of a security settlement of the war. This would require at...

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'I know one Sovietologist whose friends plotted to make a prank call on January 1, 1992, informing him that, because his special subject no longer existed, his university tenure had lapsed...

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RESC Max Hayward Fellow Dr Darya Tsymbalyuk writes: 

Ukrainian cultures reading group is an informal space for collaborative learning about Ukraine, with the focus on contemporary...

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REES/RESC emeritus professor Dan Healey was guest of Anna Mongait in her 'Women on Top' interview show, discussing his research on the history of Russian homophobia, President Putin's war on LGBTQ...

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An Evening with Andrey Kurkov Sunday 30 October 2022, 7-8.30pm St Antony’s College, Nissan Lecture Theatre

RESC is delighted to announce the visit of the celebrated...

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The Oxford Belarus Observatory - in conjunction with the Office of Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya - has published its termcard for Michaelmas 2022. More information:

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'A leading non-Marxist agricultural economist of early Soviet Russia, Director of the Moscow Institute for Agricultural Economics, Alexander Chayanov (1888–1937) produced exhaustively...

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Associate Professorship in the Economies of Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia, attached to RESC at St Antony's College and the Oxford School of Global & Area Studies 

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THE END OF EMPIRE? THE USSR’s NON-RUSSIAN REPUBLICS AND SUCCESSOR STATES AFTER 1953 - convened by new RESC Fellow Dr Zbig Wojnowski

The seminar series this autumn focuses...

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'There is a popular fallacy in the west that the Soviet Union had reached crisis point by 1985, that the Communist party’s politburo chose Gorbachev as general secretary because he was a...

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