News & Views

Victory on the Volga

Soviet victory at Stalingrad – the battle that changed the course of the Second World War

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Why Roosevelt was Right About Stalin

The case in favour of President Roosevelt’s appeasement of Stalin during World War II.

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What Would George Kennan Say about the Ukrainian Crisis?

“We must be gardeners and not mechanics in our approach to world affairs” (George F. Kennan)

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Russia’s Pivotal Role in Ending the Holocaust

The Red Army’s liberation of Auschwitz and other Nazi death camps.

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Timothy Snyder and the Nazi-Soviet Pact

A critique of Snyder’s interpretation of the Nazi-Soviet pact.

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What George Kennan can teach us about US-Russia relations

Kennan’s changing views on the Soviet Union, from containment to advocacy of detente.

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Restraining Russia Through Friendship: Lessons from the 19th Century

An historically based argument in favour of detente with Putin’s Russia.

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