Prof. Popova Speaks to the Iowa City Foreign Relations Council about "Russia And Ukraine: Diverging States, Entangled Histories"
"The root of the Russo-Ukrainian War is not geopolitical competition, but the multifaceted divergence between Ukraine and Russia over the past 30 years. As Ukraine consolidated a competitive political system and a distinct pro-European identity, Russia reverted back to authoritarianism, refused to a...
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Profs. Popova & Shevel Appear on The Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs' Podcast "The Doorstep"
"How can Ukraine continue to rally support and challenge rising sentiment that Russia is "unstoppable"? What more can the media do to broaden perspectives and counter disinformation? What can we expect for Ukraine over the next year?"...
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Prof. Popova Appears on "Cross-Country Check-Up" with Ian Hanomansing on CBC Radio
Alongside Andrew P. Rasiulis from the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, Prof. Popova fielded questions from Canadians regarding the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine, as well as recent developments surrounding the death of dissident opposition politician Alexei Navalny....
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Prof. Popova Speaks to CBC News Network Regarding Alexei Navalny's Death
"[Yulia Navalnaya] sounded like she's taking the baton and may be ready to lead the organization," Popova said. Navalny's death means his movement hasn't been "decapitated" after all, given the network of committed activists who helped him in dozens of offices across Russia and with his online campa...
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Profs. Popova & Shevel Discuss Their New Publication with Arik Burkovsky from The Fletcher School at Tufts University
"The Russia and Eurasia Program at The Fletcher School held a conversation with Oxana Shevel, Associate Professor of Comparative Politics at Tufts University, and Maria Popova, Associate Professor of Political Science at McGill University, about their new book, Russia and Ukraine: Entangled Historie...
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Profs. Popova & Shevel Appear on American Enterprise Institute Podcast, "The Eastern Front"
Popova and Shevel wrestle with a few key issues plaguing the current projects of cultural imperialism spearheaded by the Russian Federation against Ukraine. To this end, as Putin attempts to erase Ukrainian identity, keeping Ukraine’s unique history and culture alive has become ever more important...
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Profs. Popova & Shevel Appear on E-International Relations Podcast, "Thinking Global"
Professors Maria Popova and Oxana Shevel chat with Kieran O'Meara and Jennifer English about the factors that led to the Russian invasion of Ukraine in 2022, NATO expansion and ‘westsplaining’, Regime divergence, identity, war fatigue and holding perpetrators of war crimes accountable....
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Profs Popova and Shevel Discuss The Real Reasons Behind Putin’s War on Ukraine on "Background Briefing" with Ian Masters
With the second anniversary of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine less than a month away, veteran broadcaster Ian Masters looks into the real reasons behind this brutal war against a neighbor’s country, its people and culture and speak with Maria Popova, a Professor of Political Science at McGill Unive...
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Profs. Popova & Shevel present their new book at Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Institute for Advanced Study
This workshop [brought] together Ukrainian, (independent) Russian, and international scholars with expertise in political science, economics, law, and international relations to explore, analyze, and discuss regional dimension of Ukraine’s survival and resilience and its post‑war reconstruction....
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Prof Popova talks to CBC News "The National" about Alexei Navalny
Alexei Navalny, the jailed critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been found at a penal colony in Siberia normally reserved for the most serious offenders. Navalny had been missing for several weeks. Professor Popova provides a brief expert's perspective on how the West mistakenly believes ...
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