Aleksandr Buzgalin

Russia

April 13, 2016
Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin of Moscow State University says 1% of Russians own 70% of the nation’s wealth, while 20 million are living in official poverty

A Struggle Amongst Oligarchs in Ukraine Pt.1

March 7, 2014

Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin explains historical relations between the Crimea region of Ukraine and Russia, ahead of a referendum vote which could bring Crimea under greater Russian control

A Struggle Amongst Oligarchs in Ukraine Pt.2

March 5, 2014

Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin continues his explanation of historical relations between the Crimea region of Ukraine and Russia, ahead of a referendum vote which could bring Crimea under greater Russian control

Popular Uprising, Foreign Manipulation and Rising Fascism in Ukraine

February 25, 2014

Political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin and international law professor John Quigley discuss the internal rivalries for power taking place within Ukraine, and the history of its relations with Russia

2014 Winter Olympics

February 10, 2014
Buzgalin: With the Olympics coming to a close, Western media’s focus on Pussy Riot misses the true stories of Russian struggle

What’s Putin’s Interest In Syria?

September 13, 2013

Aleksandr Buzgalin: Putin’s aims in Syria through a domestic lens

The Struggle for Syria

September 3, 2013

TRNN coverage of the Syrian crisis

Russia Moves Towards More Political Repression

July 22, 2013

Aleksandr Buzgalin: Western media focuses on Putin’s repression of pro-Western opposition but ignores workers and civil society fighting for social, economic and democratic rights

Putin Promotes Russia as Tax Haven – Gives Depardieu Citizenship to Flee French Income Tax

January 8, 2013

Aleksandr Buzgalin: Putin shows he is a right-wing neo-liberal politician as he promotes Russia as a paradise for the rich

Russian Elections

March 6, 2012
Aleksandr Buzgalin: Putin promised social democratic reforms but will more likely continue neoliberal policies