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Timothy Snyder

Yale history prof

Timothy Snyder appears in the following:

Ghosts of Russian History Still Alive in Europe

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

As Russia flexes its muscles in Ukraine, the present looks all too familiar for many Europeans. For them, the ghosts of Russian history are still alive in the region today. 

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China's Stake in the Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

With Russia in the spotlight, China is watching the unrest in Ukraine from the sidelines. In recent years, China has invested a total of $10 billion dollars in Ukraine, and pledged $8 billion more last December. Jonathan Fenby, China director of the research company Trusted Sources, and Timothy Snyder, professor of history at Yale University, examine China's financial interests in the region, and the Chinese investment in the outcome of the Ukraine-Russia conflict.

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An Update on the Ukraine

Monday, February 03, 2014

Timothy Snyder, Yale History professor and a fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences gives us an update on what's happening in Ukraine. He is the author of Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin.

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Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

Friday, December 10, 2010

Yale University's Timothy Snyder discusses the mass murders committed by the Nazi and Stalinist regimes, and looks at how both the German and the Soviet killing sites fell behind the iron curtain after World War II, leaving the history of mass killings there in darkness. In Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin, he looks at what happened under totalitarianism, when Stalin killed millions of his own citizens and Hitler murdered six million Jews, as well as nearly as many other Europeans.

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Backstory: Post Soviet Poland

Thursday, April 15, 2010

We’ll take a look at how Poland has changed in the 20 years since the collapse of the Soviet Union—and at the fallout from last week’s tragic plane crash—on today’s Backstory segment. We’ll be joined by Timothy Snyder, Professor of History at Yale University and a Poland expert. Mr. Snyder ...

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Backstory: Post Soviet Ukraine

Thursday, March 25, 2010

We’ll talk a look at how Ukraine has changed in the 20 years since the collapse of the Soviet Union as part of today’s Backstory segment. We’ll be joined by Timothy Snyder, Professor of History at Yale University. His article "Gogol Haunts the Ukraine" is in the ...

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