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Illustration for news: Kristy Ironside's new book “A Full-Value Ruble: The Promise of Prosperity in the Postwar Soviet Union”

Kristy Ironside's new book “A Full-Value Ruble: The Promise of Prosperity in the Postwar Soviet Union”

(Harvard University Press, 2021)

Illustration for news: Between prejudices and justice: Closed trials of female collaborators in Crimea (1944-1953)

Between prejudices and justice: Closed trials of female collaborators in Crimea (1944-1953)

The article by Irina Makhalova in "Cahiers du monde russe" is out

Illustration for news: Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of World War II and Soviet Society

Postdoctoral Fellow in the History of World War II and Soviet Society

Institute for Advanced Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies in Moscow, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of history of World War II and Soviet society, history of Stalinism, as well as other topics dealing with Soviet and post-Soviet history and culture more broadly.

Illustration for news: Trade, Jews, and the Soviet Economy in Western Belorussia, 1939–1941

Trade, Jews, and the Soviet Economy in Western Belorussia, 1939–1941

The article by Yanina Karpenkina in Holocaust and Genocide Studies is out

Illustration for news: To seek vengeance or not? How the Evolution of Revenge Propaganda Occurred in the Soviet Military Periodical Press

To seek vengeance or not? How the Evolution of Revenge Propaganda Occurred in the Soviet Military Periodical Press

The article by Alemzhan Arinov is out in the new issue of the Journal of Slavic Military Studies

Illustration for news: Lynne Viola receives SSHRC Gold Medal for her work on Stalinist Russia

Lynne Viola receives SSHRC Gold Medal for her work on Stalinist Russia

Illustration for news: ‘The Past Is Never Dead. It's Not Even Past’

‘The Past Is Never Dead. It's Not Even Past’

This summer, the HSE Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and Its Consequences was reorganized to become the HSE Institute for Advanced Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies. Oleg Budnitskii, Doctor of Historical Sciences, head of the Centre and director of the Institute, talked to the HSE News Service about the new division.

Illustration for news: "The Soviet narrative of the Warsaw ghetto uprising"

"The Soviet narrative of the Warsaw ghetto uprising"

a new article by Gennady Estraikh has been published in the journal "Acta Poloniae Historica" (123, 2021)

Illustration for news: Lost in Recalculation: How to Estimate the Scale of the Soviet Economy and Its Rate of Growth

Lost in Recalculation: How to Estimate the Scale of the Soviet Economy and Its Rate of Growth

Researchers trying to compare economic data of the USSR and capitalist countries face questions of the comprehensiveness, accessibility, and reliability of data on Soviet economic production and growth. At an online seminar hosted by the HSE University International Centre for the History and Sociology of World War II and its Consequences, Assistant Professor Ilya Voskoboynikov (Faculty of Economic Sciences, HSE University) presented an overview of available approaches to studying the absolute size of the Soviet economy and its growth rates.