From criminality during Perestroika and privatizations to the problem with Russia’s “imperialist war” designation, Natylie Baldwin discusses a wide range of subjects with the author of The Catastrophe of Ukrainian Capitalism.
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UKRAINE: The Real Zelensky
Natylie Baldwin interviews academic Olga Baysha about Ukraine’s president, a former TV actor who has become, since the start of the war, an A-list celebrity in the U.S.
Russians Vote on Amendments to the Constitution
In addition to the controversy over enhanced presidential powers, Natylie Baldwin covers other significant proposals now in front of voters.
Foiling Predictions, Russians Did Not Go Hungry After 2014
Natylie Baldwin, in this excerpt from her new book, describes what happened after the U.S. and EU sought to punish Moscow with agricultural sanctions.
Interview: Obama Russia Adviser on Cold War Liberals
Natylie Baldwin asks James Carden about foreign policy views at the U.S. State Department and inside the Democratic Party, including the Bernie Sanders campaign.
Putin Proposes Changes to Constitution, Medvedev Resigns: What’s Going On?
Natylie Baldwin analyzes last week’s major shakeup in domestic Russian politics.
Interview: Nicolai Petro on ‘Reading Russia Right’
Natylie Baldwin asks Nicolai N. Petro about the current state of Russian democracy in the context of its media, justice system, leadership and Western misperceptions.
The Berkeley Tribute to Robert Parry
A tribute to Robert Parry, the founder and editor of Consortium News, was held in Berkeley last month. Here is the video of the event and excerpts from the speakers who celebrated Bob’s life.
In Case You Missed…
Some of our special stories in March discussed recent changes in the Trump administration and examined the lasting impact of the U.S. invasion of Iraq as that event reached its 15th anniversary.
Acceptable Bigotry and Scapegoating of Russia
Exclusive: The scapegoating of Russia has taken on an air of bigotry and ugliness, based largely on Cold War-era stereotypes. In this article, Natylie Baldwin counters this intolerance with some of her positive impressions having traveled the country extensively.