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The Bear Market Brief (BMB) podcast explores politics, economics, and their intersection in Russia, Ukraine, and the post-Soviet space. Subscribe here

Ukraine is Game to You?

BMB Ukraine editors Fabrice Deprez and Eilish Hart drop by to tackle how Zelensky is doing, what is going on ...

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Politics for Profit

In this week’s episode, Chris and Stephanie speak with David Szakonyi about his new book “Politics for Profit: Business, Elections, ...

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Krai and Punishment

  What’s eating Khabarovsk Krai? Kirill Shamiev helps us explore mass protest after the arrest of its governor on suspiciously ...

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The Fiscal Fortress

   FPRI Eurasia Director Chris Miller talks with BMB Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Petrella about COVID in Russia, the government’s economic ...

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Popular/Populist: Is Putin a Populist?

  Brian Taylor joins for the conclusion of the Popular/Populist series. We evaluate what populism even means, and whether Putin ...

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Popular/Populist: Is Putin Popular?

Yana Govokhovskaia joins for the first part of a two part series where we tackle a key question: is Putin ...

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We Can Defense If We Want To

Michael Kofman joins in a foray into all things Russian military....

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Comrade COVID

Eurasia Director Chris Miller and BMB Editor-in-Chief Stephanie Petrella talk COVID-19 in Moscow and the regions, the outlook for Russia’s ...

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Macro Polo

 Ivan Tkachev joins to help us explore a big question: how has Russia’s economy actually been doing the past ...

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Brent Out of Shape

Rauf Mammadov joins Aaron to chat about global oil markets, Russia’s goals in the Middle East, and some Siberian geology. ...

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