'Having an Estonian heritage, Sofi is fascinated by Soviet history. The theme of war in Ukraine is never far from Olga's conversations with Sofi as they discuss how it impacts upon the...Read more
RESC Emeritus Professor Archie Brown has a chapter in a newly-published book, edited by Charles Clarke (former Education Secretary and Home Secretary in the Labour government), Understanding...Read more
The Russia-Ukraine war: a challenge to international order?
Russia and Western states have long clashed over the nature of international society and the...Read more
'When transformation occurs in Russia, it can become an easier place to do research. When it becomes more accessible, we should have people trained to do research there. For the time being...Read more
Professor Polly Jones and Dr Anna Toropova contribute to 'Talking History' podcast on the anniversary of Stalin's death
'No hidden or private agenda'
Dr Anna Toropova (REES) and Professor Polly Jones (University College) feature in this podcast discussion of the life and legacy of Joseph...Read more
Since January, RESC has hosted Ukrainian lessons for students of Russian and East European Studies. The classes are taught by Ms Inna Sopronchuk, the founder...Read more
'Russian hackers interfered in the 2016 American presidential election in Donald Trump’s favour. No wonder Putin concluded that Western leaders were more interested in cohabiting with his...Read more
'It must be realised that this thinking about Ukraine is deeply ingrained in both the east and west, even if implicitly. For many countries, even Ukraine’s friendly neighbours, the state’s...Read more
Professor Roy Allison - Expert Comment: No UN member, whichever continent they are in, can claim Russia's invasion does not concern them
'Western states have the full legal right to support Ukraine militarily to restore its sovereignty as an act of collective self-defence against Russian aggression....neither they nor NATO...Read more
Dr Darya Tsymbalyuk, Max Hayward Fellow at St Antony's talks about her seminar series Ukraine: Resisting Cultural Erasure
A short seminar series titled ‘Ukraine: Resisting Cultural Erasure’ has been taking place at St Antony’s this month, celebrating Ukrainian culture and reflecting on resistance to cultural erasure...Read more