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Healthcare Reform, Demographic Trends, and COVID-19 In Russia: A Conversation With Professor Judyth Twigg

Dr. Twigg is a professor of Political Science at Virginia Commonwealth University who specialized in public health reform in post-socialist states. Yana Gorokhovskaia talked to Prof. Twigg about the success of Russia’s healthcare reform, the reliability of Russia’s recorded COVID-19 deaths, and how political conservatism has impacted the health of vulnerable populations.

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Edward Lemon: What Can Putin Learn From Central Asian Autocrats?

To understand how Russia’s political path resembles its Central Asian neighbors, Yana Gorokhovkaya, Ph.D. in political science, spoke to Professor Edward Lemon a DMGS-Kennan Institute Fellow at the Daniel Morgan Graduate School and expert on authoritarian governance and security in Eurasia.

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Anna Shadrina Discusses Gender Politics in the Putin Era

Anna Shadrina, sociologist and postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, University of London spoke with ReForum about the particular role of women in Russian society.