Tag Archives: Russian

A Letter to Tartu Students from a Moscow Prison

Read the letter from prominent Russian performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky sent to Tartu students from a Moscow prison. Continue reading

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English in Estonia: The Country’s Future Lingua Franca?

Research fellow Josep Soler-Carbonell interviewed Estonians and Russian-speakers to find out if English could evolve into Estonia’s lingua franca. Continue reading

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Commemorating Boris Nemtsov

University of Tartu Professor Andrey Makarychev explains how the murder of Boris Nemtsov was politically prepared and justified before it actually happened. Continue reading

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Crimea “Referendum”: Welcome Back Home!

Semiotician Mihhail Lotman showcases the modelling role of art, based on a popular, recent picture that came to symbolise the current state of affairs in Crimea. Continue reading

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4 Good Reasons for You to Visit Narva

Narva is much more than another province town. With 82 percent of its population being ethnically Russians, it is a different Estonia. Here are 4 good reasons for you to visit Narva. Continue reading

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Podcast: Projecting The Future for Russia

Viacheslav Morozov, The University of Tartu professor of EU-Russia studies, discusses the large-scale protests in Russia after the parliamentary election on 4 December 2011, the current situation, and the future scenarios. Continue reading

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