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Bear Market Brief Podcast

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

Check-In Kyiv

The Bear Market Brief podcast returns to Ukraine with Fabrice Deprez and Eilish Hart. We discuss local election results and ...

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Double Crisis Double Feature

With Kyrgyzstan and Nagorno Karabakh in crisis, Colleen Wood and Jeff Mankoff join to help us break down both. Subscribe ...

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Toxic Effect

In light of Alexey Navalny’s recent poisoning, Katrina Keegan interviewed human rights activist Vladimir Kara-Murza about his experiences being poisoned in ...

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The Emperor’s New Road

This week BMB Editor Stephanie Petrella and Eurasia Program Director Chris Miller chat with Jonathan Hillman, Director of the Reconnecting ...

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Return of the Macro

So how do we actually *do* political risk? Former EIC of BMB Russia Nick Trickett drops by to talk risk, ...

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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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