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Maxwell Student Delegation Honored at Model UN Conference

December 9, 2022

The students received a Distinguished Delegates award while representing the Russian Federation.

Taylor Talks to Forbes About What the Future Holds for Russia

December 9, 2022

Brian Taylor, professor of political science, discusses the war’s progress, the state of the Russian economy, Russian attacks on Ukrainian infrastructure, Vladimir Putin’s view of Ukrainian sovereignty and other topics. 

Khalil Quoted in USA Today Article on Biden’s Meeting With Israeli President Herzog

October 28, 2022

Osamah Khalil, associate professor of history, tells USA Today the meeting between the leaders could have an impact on the United States' efforts to garner more support for Ukraine.

Taylor Weighs in on Mysterious Deaths of Russian Businessmen in Vox Article

October 21, 2022

At least 15 Russian businessmen and executives have died in apparent accidents or by suicide in the last eight months, including a number of Putin allies. Brian Taylor, professor of political science, sees “more than just randomness” in the deaths.

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Taylor’s “Code of Putinism” Makes Forbes List of Books to Read About Russia and Ukraine

October 13, 2022

"An excellent place to learn more about the Russian leader [Vladimir Putin] is Syracuse University Professor [political science] Brian D. Taylor’s 'The Code of Putinism'," writes Stuart Anderson, author of the Forbes article.

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Murrett Quoted in Newsweek Article on Putin’s Strategy Regarding Ukraine

October 12, 2022

"He doesn't have many good options at this point, especially with the current posture, especially in eastern and southern Ukraine," says retired Vice Admiral Robert Murrett, professor of practice of public administration and international affairs.

Taylor Talks to 3AW About Why Russia May Have Sabotaged Nord Stream Pipelines

September 30, 2022

Professor of Political Science Brian Taylor discussed the leaks in two Nord Steam pipelines that run between Russia and Germany with 3AW.

Abdelaaty Quoted in Politico Article on Russian Asylum-Seekers

September 29, 2022

Lamis Abelaaty, associate professor of political science, was interviewed for the Politico article, "The coming fight over Russian asylum-seekers."

McFate Discusses Putin’s Partial Mobilization of Russia in Newsweek Article

September 23, 2022

"I think it's an act of desperation," says Sean McFate, adjunct professor in the Maxwell-in-Washington program, of Putin's announcement.

Taylor Talks to CBS News About Former Soviet Leader Mikhail Gorbachev

August 31, 2022

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has died at the age of 91. Brian Taylor, professor of political science, spoke with CBS News about Gorbachev's legacy.

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