My talk at the Kennan on the history of russophobia.
Guest: Erik Scott on Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora and the Evolution of Soviet Empire.
Guest: Mark Steinberg on the experience of the Russian Revolution.
Guest: Olga Kuchinskaya on confronting Chernobyl.
Guest: Lars Lih on Lenin.
Guest: Chris Miller on The Struggle to Save the Soviet Economy: Mikhail Gorbachev and the Collapse of the USSR.
Guest: Steve Maddox on Saving Stalin’s Imperial City: Historic Preservation in Leningrad, 1930–1950.
Guest: Peter Whitewood on The Red Army and the Great Terror: Stalin’s Purge of the Soviet Military.
Guest: James Heinzen on The Art of the Bribe: Corruption under Stalin, 1943-1953.
Guest: Doug Smith on Rasputin: Faith, Power, and the Twilight of the Romanovs.