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Book Talk: The Long Hangover: Putin’s Russia and the Ghosts of the Past
January 17, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST
Join CERES for a book talk with Shaun Walker, as he discusses his new book, The Long Hangover: Putin’s New Russia and the Ghosts of the Past, which traces Vladimir Putin’s use of history, especially victory in the Second World War, to create a new sense of national pride among Russians and to fill the void left by the Soviet collapse. It examines how this, and a parallel process in Ukraine, led to the events of 2014 and the resurgent Russia we see today.
Georgetown Alumni House
3604 O St. NW
Washington, DC 20057
5 – 6:30 PM
Light reception to follow
RSVP here: https://shaunwalker.eventbrite.com