Category Archives: Russia

Feb 11 2013

Russia and the First World War: Time to Think Again?

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A summary by Harriet Shone, BSc Government & History   Professor Dominic Lieven, Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge and co-head of the Russia Studies Programme at LSE IDEAS, discussed the role Russia played in the outbreak of the … Continue reading

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Nov 23 2012

Gulag: What We Know Now and Why it Matters

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A summary by Harriet Shone, BSc Government & History Anne Applebaum, the current Philippe Roman Chair in History and International Affairs at LSE IDEAS, discussed the Stalinist Gulag system and why it continues to matter almost 60 years after the … Continue reading

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Mar 12 2012

Russia’s policy on the Syria crisis: sources and implications

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by Ekaterina Stepanova It may be hard to believe it now, but just a year ago Russia found itself enjoying a rather positive and balanced standing in the Middle East. This image could be traced despite, or thanks to, Russia’s … Continue reading

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