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Upcoming Events

Screening & Director Q&A with Agniia Galdanova, Sundance and IDFA-supported documentary film director.
Friday, April 19, 2024
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
James Bridges Theater

Celebrating the cinematic and cultural diversity of the Balkans and Caucasus, May 1-May 8, 2024.
Wednesday, May 1, 2024
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Pacific Time)

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Recent News & Announcements

Repression is working, says Russian journalist

Monday, March 18, 2024

Investigative journalist Roman Badanin says many criminal and administrative charges have either been newly introduced, or more aggressively pursued, in the last six years to suppress dissent in Russia.

Opinion: The best tribute we can pay to Navalny

Saturday, February 17, 2024

CERS Interim Director and Professor of Political Science, Dan Treisman, on the passing of Alexey Navalny.

Putin's ‘fear dictatorship': Political scientist Daniel Treisman on the state of Russia's autocracy

Friday, July 28, 2023

Meduza special correspondent Margarita Liutova spoke to Professor Treisman to learn more about how Putin's regime has changed in recent years — and what the future might have in store for Russia.

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