Several months after mass protests erupted in Belarus, a similar situation is beginning to unfold in Russia. Citizens are going out to the streets to demand change. In response, the government is engaging in a lawless crackdown on the opposition. Both internal and external influences will shape how events develop in Europe’s last dictatorships. On […]
The Foundation for Democratic Development and Boris Nemstov Foundation for Freedom hosted an online event to discuss Russia’s protest movement. Moderated by journalist Maxim Trudolyubov and Zhanna Nemstov, the discussion zeroed in on an important question: what will protests in Russia look like in 2021?
A history professor at the University of Illinois and author of many books about Russia (including The Russian Revolution, 1905-1921) speaks with ReForum on why a revolution can never succeed or fail, but what it can reveal about a society.
Ekaterina Schulman is a political scientist and Assistant Professor at the Moscow Higher School of Social and Economic Sciences. In an interview for ReForum, she discusses the recent protests in Belarus and what the unrest might mean for Russia.
Political scientist Alexander Kynev offers his views on the recent protests in Khabarovsk. He discusses how protesters are organizing themselves, the government’s inability to communicate with its citizens, and the political consequences awaiting LDPR and Moscow in Russia’s Far East.