Arkady Ostrovsky

The Economist


Arkady Ostrovsky is Russia and East European editor for The Economist. He was formerly the magazine's Moscow bureau chief.

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OCT 20, 2016 Podcast

Global Ethics Forum Preview: The Invention of Russia with Arkady Ostrovsky

Next time on Global Ethics Forum, "Economist" editor Arkady Ostrovsky discusses the war in Ukraine, Gorbachev’s vision, and how Vladimir Putin maintains absolute control. ...

JUN 14, 2016 Podcast

The Invention of Russia: The Journey from Gorbachev's Freedom to Putin's War

When the Soviet Union fell 25 years ago, Gorbachev spoke of "living in a new world" where Russia would no longer interfere in other countries' affairs. ...