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Rereading Akunin: A Conversation with Eliot Borenstein

Fandorin is just not a joiner. And specifically, if there’s one principle to which he’s committed above all others, it’s this notion of “personal human dignity” and the individual's prerogative...


A Look Back: The Long Year 2012

The year 2012 saw an unprecedented explosion of dialogue between the public and the regime in Putin’s Russia, a place that, up until then, seemed like one ruled by stagnation...


Panel Discusses Russia, Ukraine, and the Crimean Crisis

In light of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, the Jordan Center welcomed several distinguished guests to discuss the events at Maidan, Russia’s involvement in the Crimean referendum for independence, and...


New Book, New Blog: Russia's Alien Nations

As some of you know, I spent a couple of years writing the first draft of "Plots against Russia: Conspiracy and Fantasy after Socialism" on my blog ( Now that...


A Note from the Editor

Welcome to "All the Russias," the multimedia blog of the Jordan Center for the Study of Russia at New York University. This blog represents the first step in the Jordan...


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