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Taylor Quoted in Voice of America Piece on the Death of Russian Politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky

April 8, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Voice of America article, "Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian Firebrand Politician Whose Career Spanned Yeltsin, Putin Eras, Dies At 75."

Abdelaaty Discusses Europe’s Support of Ukrainian Refugees with New York Times, NPR

April 7, 2022

Lamis Abdelaaty, assistant professor of political science, was quoted in the New York Times article "The Powerful Force Guiding Poland’s Welcome to Ukrainians: Fear of Putin," and the NPR article "Inside Poland's homes where Ukrainian refugees find peace away from Russia's invasion." 

Taylor Featured in ABC News Video Explainer on the Risks Russians are Taking by Protesting

April 5, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was featured in the ABC News segment "What are Russians risking by protesting Putin?"

Taylor Weighs in on How Russia’s Military is Handling the Ukraine Invasion on 3AW Radio

March 30, 2022

Brian Taylor, professor of political science, was interviewed on 3AW Radio for the segment "Ukraine war ‘going quite badly’ for the Russian military."

Abdelaaty Explains Europe’s Differing Responses to Refugees in Washington Post, Yahoo News

March 23, 2022

"European countries are welcoming Ukrainian refugees. It was a different story in 2015," written by Assistant Professor of Political Science Lamis Abdelaaty, was published in the Washington Post. Abdelaaty was also quoted in the Yahoo News article, "Does the Ukrainian refugee response expose a European double standard? Experts weigh in."

Taylor Talks to Christian Science Monitor About Putin’s Autocratic Leadership Style

March 22, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor article "Putin bares the flaws of autocracy for world to see."

McDowell Quoted in Christian Science Monitor Article on Biden’s Handling of Russia-Ukraine Crisis

March 21, 2022

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the Christian Science Monitor article, "Biden’s high-wire act on Ukraine." 

Taylor Speaks to Forbes, Fox News, Vox About Russian Globalization, Oligarchs, Putin

March 16, 2022

Professor Brian Taylor discussed the Russia-Ukraine crisis, Putin, and globalization in Russia with Forbes, Fox News and Vox.

Gueorguiev Quoted in POLITICO Article on Annual Meeting of China’s National People’s Congress

March 14, 2022

Dimitar Gueorguiev, associate professor of political science, was quoted in the POLITICO article "China in congressional crosshairs for support to Russia."

McDowell Discusses Impact of Western Sanctions on Russia in Hill Times, War on the Rocks

March 10, 2022

Daniel McDowell, associate professor of political science, reviewed the impact of Wester sanctions on Russia in The Hill Times and War on the Rocks.

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