Sergei Guriev

Paris Institute of Political Studies

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Russian scholar and Visiting Professor of Economics at the Paris Institute of Political Studies; former Morgan Stanley Professor of Economics and a Rector at the New Economic School in Moscow until he resigned in April, 2013 and fled to France

Sergei Guriev on KCRW

Despite last week's plan to "de-escalate" the crisis, Ukraine and Russia are now exchanging accusations over Saturday's deadly shootings near the Eastern city of Sloviansk.

Ukraine's Future and Russian Politics

Despite last week's plan to "de-escalate" the crisis, Ukraine and Russia are now exchanging accusations over Saturday's deadly shootings near the Eastern city of Sloviansk.

from To the Point

Today brought the release of the two remaining members of the punk protest band Pussy Riot from Russian prison.

Power and Amnesty in Putin's Russia

Today brought the release of the two remaining members of the punk protest band Pussy Riot from Russian prison.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Today brought the release of the two remaining members of the punk protest band Pussy Riot from Russian prison.

Power and Amnesty in Putin's Russia

Today brought the release of the two remaining members of the punk protest band Pussy Riot from Russian prison.

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