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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

Hindsight is 2020

So what actually happened in Russia this year? Andras Toth-Czifra takes a look back at key trends and a look ...

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Sber Me: The Details

BMB Russia and Ukraine editor in chief Stephanie Petrella joins for a discussion of fintech in Russia and how state-owned ...

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Biden: His Time

Lincoln Pigman stops by to explore what U.S. Russia policy might look like under the Biden Administration. And was Trump ...

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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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