Through Russian Eyes: Jonathan Haslam’s Blog on Russian Affairs

Jonathan Haslam, George F. Kennan Professor in the School of Historical Studies, launched a blog,, in June 2017 to capture aspects of Russian affairs that are not covered in the mainstream media. The blog examines the Russian-language daily press in its coverage of foreign and defense policies and provides insight into Russian affairs and strategy.

Haslam is a leading scholar on the history of thought in international relations and the Soviet Union whose work builds a bridge between historical studies and the understanding of contemporary phenomena through critical examinations of the role of ideology. His studies of Soviet foreign policy are expansive in their quality and range, demonstrating his keen originality of thought, supported by insightful and comprehensive archival research.

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