DSPS student Kirill Shamiev comments on recent events in Russia

February 5, 2021

DSPS student Kirill Shamiev (Public Policy track) recently contributed to Meduza, a leading independent Russian publication, commenting on the recent events in Russia. He is joined by other senior experts like Alexey Makarkin (first vice-president of the Center for Political Technologies), and Andrey Kortunov (Russian International Affairs Council director-general).

Read Kirill's comments here: 'This is the road to dictatorship’ Here’s what some of Russia’s top experts expect in the aftermath of Alexey Navalny’s imprisonment.

Related to the current events in Russia, this week, CEU President and Rector Michael Ignatieff, together with Head of the Department of Political Science at CEU Zoltan Miklosi released a statement in support of CEU slumna Ann Vellikok, who was detained and sentenced during investigation of alleged participation in protests in support of Alexei Navalny. Read the statement here.