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Great Decisions Program: Russia and Disruption

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Great Decisions Program: Russia and Disruption

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Feb 22, 7:00 PM

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About the Event

About the Program

Russia and Disruption 

Russia and the United States have many areas of conflict and some possible areas of mutual interest. Arms control, Russian interference in U.S. elections and support of cyberattacks, the status of Ukraine, the fate of opposition politicians in Russia, all continue to be concerning. How will the new administration in Washington approach these issues?

About the Speaker

Dr. Sergei Zhuk

Dr. Sergie Zhuk is a former Soviet expert in US history, especially in the social and cultural history of colonial British America. Since 1997 he taught American colonial history, Russian/Soviet and Ukrainian History at Ball State University, the University of Pennsylvania, Johns Hopkins University, and Columbia University. His research interests are international relations, knowledge production, cultural consumption, religion, popular culture, and identity in the history of imperial Russia, Ukraine, and the Soviet Union. His recent publications include Soviet Americana: The Cultural History of Russian and Ukrainian Americanists (2018) and he completed a book about the KGB operations against the USA and Canada in Soviet Ukraine, 1953-1991.

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