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Video: GIJC23 – Resources for Investigating Russia

Russia matters. A generation after the Cold War, Moscow still has thousands of nuclear weapons. By land mass, Russia is the world’s largest country, stretching from Europe to Asia and the Arctic, and it has influence over regional conflicts around the world — not just its disastrous invasion of Ukraine but in the Caucasus, Central Asia, and Africa. Russia is rich in resources, particularly oil and gas, and its oligarchs have invested and hidden wealth around the world. The current regime in Moscow has driven out or silenced the country’s independent journalists, but many remain in the fight, operating from exile. And there are myriad ways they use to keep reporting on the country. Come hear from two of the best at digging out what’s really happening in Putin’s Russia.


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