Digital Resources

28 Jan 2018

(NOW-THIS WORLD) There's post-Soviet conflict in Europe that has still yet to be resolved. Here's a look at the history behind why Azerbaijan and Armenia both claim ownership over the autonomous region of Nagorno-Karabakh.

04 Nov 2017

(DEUTSCHE WELLE) The Soviet Union began to crumble post 1970 - and fell apart completely after 1991. The former Soviet countries were left bankrupt and traumatized and facing what would be an anarchic decade.

25 Oct 2017

(PBS FRONTLINE) Watch former National Security Council member Daniel Fried’s candid, full interview on Putin and allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election – all part of "The Putin Files", FRONTLINE's media transparency project.

25 Oct 2017

(VICE) In the northeast region of Kazakhstan, near the Russian border, sits a stretch of land where the Soviet Union spent years testing the atomic bomb. During the Cold War, the government conducted more than 400 nuclear tests at a compound known as the "Polygon" in Semipalatinsk, a city 200,000 people called home.

21 Oct 2017

(DEUTSCHE WELLE) One of Putin’s biggest fans and a prominent businessman in the agriculture industy, Stefan Dürr has built a farming empire in Russia.

25 Sep 2017

(MERSHON CENTER, OSU) Jesse Driscoll, an associate professor of political science and chair of the Global Leadership Institute at the School of Global Policy and Strategy at the University of California-San Diego, spoke about "Ukraine's Civil War" at the Mershon Center, Ohio State University, on September 14, 2017.

09 Aug 2017

(VICE) In October of last year, Alexander Lukashenko swept to his fifth term as the Belarusian president, marking 22 years in power. Despite the elections being marred by allegations of fraud, the EU has this month lifted travel sanctions against Lukashenko's government, as a reward for good behavior — the elections passed without a repeat of 2010’s violent crackdown against opposition parties.

31 Jul 2017

(i-D) In this episode of Global Street Style, i-D heads to Russia for exclusive backstage access to Gosha Rubchinskiy’s spring/summer 18 show in St. Petersburg, and to meet the prolific post-1991 generation carving out their own future.

21 Jul 2017

(PBS NEWSHOUR) Correspondent Nick Schifrin and producer Zach Fannin take us inside Vladimir Putin's Russia, with an in-depth look at the resurgent national identity, the government's propaganda machine, the risk of being a Kremlin critic and much more.