What Is Happening in Russia? Understanding the 2021 Protests


What Is Happening in Russia? Understanding the 2021 Protests

What do the continuing protests in Russia mean for the Putin regime? Can they bring about more lasting change, or will they result in a return to the status quo? Our panel of guests will offer insights collected on the ground in Russia.

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Alexandra Arkhipova is senior research fellow and head of the Contemporary Folklore Monitoring Research Group at the School of Advanced Studies in Moscow, Russia. She is also a professor at the Russian State University for the Humanities and the New Economic School.

Yulia Galyamina is a linguist and political activist. She is a member of the Moscow Municipal Assembly.

Leonid Volkov is a member of the Russia’s Future party. He was a deputy of the Yekaterinburg City Duma, Chief of Staff to the 2018 Navalny presidential campaign, and co-founder of the Society for the Protection of the Internet.

Konstantin Sonin is John Dewey Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. He researches political economics, development, and economic theory.