Rising frustration over Russia’s actions in Ukraine and elsewhere have led some Western leaders to conclude that Russian leaders are living in a “different world.” My presentation will examine the source of these frustrations by analyzing the national narratives that shape interpretations of
Russian and East European Studies
Moldova remains torn between its historic economic and cultural ties to Russia, and the lure of funding and support from the EU and US.
Igor Shaitanov (Literary Secretary of the Russian Booker Prize): Contemporary Russian fiction in the mirror of the Russian Booker.
Elena Chizhova (novelist): The ongoing fascination in the Russian novel with the Soviet past.