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Meduza’s English-language podcast, The Naked Pravda highlights how our top reporting intersects with the wider research and expertise that exists about Russia. The broader context of Meduza’s in-depth, original journalism isn’t always clear, which is where this show comes in. Here you’ll hear from the world’s community of Russia experts, activists, and reporters about issues that are at the heart of Meduza’s stories and crucial to major events in and around Russia.

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Meduza’s English-language podcast, The Naked Pravda highlights how our top reporting intersects with the wider research and expertise that exists about Russia. The broader context of Meduza’s in-depth, original journalism isn’t always clear, which is where this show comes in. Here you’ll hear from the world’s community of Russia experts, activists, and reporters about issues that are at the heart of Meduza’s stories and crucial to major events in and around Russia.

    Kadri Liik explains ‘Putin’s archaic war’ and the Russia we lost

    Kadri Liik explains ‘Putin’s archaic war’ and the Russia we lost

    Russian domestic and foreign policy expert Kadri Liik joins The Naked Pravda to discuss her recent article, “Putin’s Archaic War,” about how the invasion of Ukraine derailed Russia’s poorly understood, peculiar democratization trends.

    • 28 min
    Russian film and television before and since the invasion of Ukraine

    Russian film and television before and since the invasion of Ukraine

    The Naked Pravda speaks to three Russian film and television experts about the industry’s trends and struggles over the past few years and in recent months.

    • 34 min
    How sanctions against Russia reshape the world

    How sanctions against Russia reshape the world

    To discuss how economic sanctions are reshaping Russia’s place in the world, Meduza welcomed back political risk analyst Dr. Maria Shagina.

    • 27 min
    Genocide in Ukraine

    Genocide in Ukraine

    The Naked Pravda spoke to four experts about war atrocities in the context of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, focusing particularly on genocide as it’s understood both legally and historically.

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Resist and rebuild: Civilian life in wartime Ukraine

    Resist and rebuild: Civilian life in wartime Ukraine

    Meduza turns to researcher Maria Avdeeva and journalist Nataliya Gumenyuk for insight into civilian life in Ukraine after nine weeks of all-out war.

    • 40 min
    The Russian North Caucasus during the Ukraine War

    The Russian North Caucasus during the Ukraine War

    Meduza speaks to journalist and activist Izabella Evloeva and independent political and security analyst Harold Chambers to find out how the invasion of Ukraine has affected politics and public life in the Russian North Caucasus.

    • 17 min

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