The Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia
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On the First Anniversary of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

Today marks one year since Russia began its illegal and immoral military invasion of Ukraine. We continue to be horrified at the wanton destruction and loss of life brought about by Russia’s war on its neighbor. In lieu of yet another attempt to make sense of the situation, we are opting not to publish any content on the Jordan Center Blog today.

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Announcing: A Name Change

In light of Russia’s aggression in Ukraine, we have elected to jettison the Jordan Center Blog’s original name, “All the Russias.” As a publication that strives to illuminate the entire broad space of Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, we do not align ourselves with any kind of “gathering of the lands.” Although the original name was chosen as a metaphorical, tongue-in-cheek reference, its imperialistic connotations are unacceptable under the current circumstances. We remain committed to our mission of promoting innovative research, commentary, and analysis and are accepting drafts and pitches now as always. We would especially welcome pieces pertaining to the ongoing war, which the blog has covered since February 24.

Please continue to send questions and comments, pitches and drafts to our old email address, or feel free to use our new one:

The Jordan Center Statement on the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Like many of you, we at the Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia are dismayed by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. While we are a community of interdisciplinary scholars who study a variety of topics and countries, today all of our thoughts are first and foremost with the people of Ukraine. We stand with all the people of Ukraine, Russia, and the rest of the world who oppose this senseless, unprovoked war.

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