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While studying and pursuing research in the former Soviet Union, CREEES students have displayed not only their scholastic skills but their photographic talents as well. Click here to see samples of their photography.



UT Faculty Discuss Topics of Russia and Eastern Europe OnLine







CREEES Student Photos of Russia and Eastern Europe

Now available on the CREEES website are videos of faculty discussing various topics pertaining to Russia and Eastern Europe. The topics addressed are:

Ian Hancock: Romani Studies
Bella Bychkova-Jordan: Geography of Russia
Mary Neuburger: Balkan History
Robert Moser: Russian Politics & Democratization

These videos can be accessed on the Resources link of the CREEES website, or click here.

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Samples of Soviet Animation

Before Wallace and Grommett and Gumby, The film industry of the Soviet Union was producing some of the best examples of stop-motion animation, or 'claymation', in the world. Themes of these cartoons ranged from didactic propaganda to children's entertainment, such as the beloved Cheburashka series. Click here to watch a short documentary about Aleksandr Ptushko, the Walt Disney of the USSR. Click here to watch another children's claymation feature.