Nataliya Rostova of Slon.ru interviewed CERES Director Angela Stent about her impression from the 2012 Valdai International Discussion Club Conference held in St. Petersburg and Moscow.
CERES Director Dr. Angela Stent is cited in a Wall Street Journal on Putin. The article cited President Vladimir Putin as saying that he approved the sale of BP’s share of TNK-BP in order to end the long running conflict between shareholders despite having “mixed feeling.” Dr. Stent is cited as stating that Mr. Putin’s explanation of the situation was “disingenuous.”
The ASEEES Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize, sponsored by the Association for Slavic Studies, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) and the Stanford University Center for Russian and East European Studies, is awarded annually for the most important contribution to Russian, Eurasian, and East European studies in any discipline of the humanities or social sciences published in English in the United States in the previous calendar year.
Jonathan Askonsas, a CERES undergraduate certificate student, was recently awarded the prestigious Beinecke Scholarship.
Alexis Zimberg published an article in Foreign Policy about the nexus of street art and politics in Russia.