SPECIAL EDITION: The Fate of Alexei Navalny

August 21st, 2020 · 30 mins 38 secs

About this Episode

On this episode recorded August 21, 2020, Matt and Lera speak with Alexei Navalny's close co-collaborator on anti-corruption in Russia, Maxim Mironov. They discuss the current situation with Alexei Navalny's alleged poisoning and also Russian state corruption in a broader, global context.

NOTE: We apologize for audio difficulties with our guest due to bad internet connections in Buenos Aires. This episode was recorded via Zoom on August 21, 2020. We thank our guest Maxim Mironov for graciously agreeing to join us on the show.

Maxim Mironov is professor of finance at the IE Business School in Madrid, Spain. His primary research interest is in empirical corporate finance. He also is interested in international accounting, management compensation, and corporate governance. Before joining IE in 2009, Maxim taught as a visiting professor at New Economic School (Moscow). His non-academic experience includes working as an Investment Director at PSC, one of the largest direct investment funds in Russia. He earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics at Novosibirsk State University in 2000. Maxim received a master’s degree in Economics at New Economic School (Moscow) in 2003 and a PhD in Finance at Chicago GSB in 2008. Maxim enjoys travel, skiing, and cooking. Visit his LiveJournal page: https://mmironov.livejournal.com/

Co-Producer: Matthew Orr (Connect: facebook.com/orrrmatthew)
Co-Producer: Tom Rehnquist (Connect: Twitter @RehnquistTom)
Associate Producer: Lera Toropin
Associate Producer: Cullan Bendig
Associate Producer: Samantha Farmer
Associate Producer: Milena D-K
Supervising Producer/Administrator: Kathryn Yegorov-Crate
Recording, Editing, and Sound Design: Michelle Daniel

Music Producer: Charlie Harper (Connect: facebook.com/charlie.harper.1485 Instagram: @charlieharpermusic) www.charlieharpermusic.com (Main Theme by Charlie Harper and additional Background music by Charlie Harper, John Bartmann, and Blue Dot Sessions) News sound bites and Alexei Navalny interview snippet from BBC and Deutsche Welle (DW).

Executive Producer & Creator: Michelle Daniel (Connect: facebook.com/mdanielgeraci Instagram: @michelledaniel86) www.msdaniel.com

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