Katherine, originally from Houston, Texas, is a junior at UT Austin double-majoring in International Relations and Global Studies along with Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. An avid learner and lover of Europe, Katherine desired to demystify and learn more about Russia, one of the most complex nations within the region and world, long before attending UT Austin. Eastern and Central Europe hold special places in her heart, as her family lineage hails from the Czech Republic. In her free time, Katherine enjoys reading non-fiction books, learning languages such as Russian and German, and hiking.
Episode | September 19th, 2020 | Season 3 | 53 mins 2 secs
belarus, bulgaria, corruption, mass protest, mercenaries, russia
In this insider's episode hosted by Matt and newbie host Katherine, Intelligence Studies Project fellow Dr. Kiril Avramov discusses his new book, “Russia’s Hidden Armies,” Belarusian turmoil, and the anti-corruption protests continuing within Bulgaria. This was a packed session, so we hope you're ready for this. Enjoy!