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President Vladimir Putin
March 19, 2018
To no one’s surprise, on Sunday Vladimir Putin was reelected to a fourth term as president of Russia. Originally scheduled for March 11 but rescheduled last year to March 18...
Russian Journalist Provides a Fresh View of Moscow’s Politics
March 2, 2018
“In a physical sense, traveling from Moscow to New York is easy. In a political sense, it feels like going to a different planet,” said Russian journalist Mikhail Rostovsky...
Rita Safariants, Assistant Professor of Russian, St. Olaf College
March 1, 2018
“Can music change the world?” is the question Tomek Lipiński, a co-founder of a Polish punk band Brygada Kryzys, is faced with at the end of the film Beats of Freedom. At the...
Darya Smirnova, European & Russian Studies MA Program
February 27, 2018
When Darya Smirnova, originally from Odessa, Ukraine, and educated at St. Andrews University in the U.K., arrived at Yale, she wondered if all of her international...
Alexandr Askoldov’s 1967 Soviet film Commissar
January 29, 2018
The Yale Macmillan Center, Carnegie Corporation and Films at the Whitney resumed their “Red Century: The Russian Revolution on Film” screenings this semester with a showing...
Image of man on skiis holding sign
January 25, 2018
The Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of “Field Guide,” created by Rude Mechs and inspired by “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky, Jan. 26-Feb...
January 21, 2018
All screenings at the Whitney Humanities Center Auditorium, 53 Wall Street, New Haven. Free and open to the public. January 21, 2018 -  Commissar, Red Century: The Russian...