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Kennan Fellow Spotlight: LGBTQ Rights in Post-Soviet Russia

November 30, 202328:10

In this edition of Wilson Center NOW, we are joined by Alexandra Novitskaya, a 2023-24 Title VIII Research Fellow at the Wilson Center's Kennan Institute. She discusses her research on Russia’s broad crackdown on LGBTQ rights under Putin and highlights her project, “New Queer Dissidents: Politics and Geopolitics of post-Soviet LGBTQ Migration to the United States.”


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The Kennan Institute is the premier US center for advanced research on Eurasia and the oldest and largest regional program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Kennan Institute is committed to improving American understanding of Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia, the South Caucasus, and the surrounding region though research and exchange.  Read more