Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. His numerous books include The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century, which will appear in Ukrainian translation in 2022.
Articles and Events
Russia’s War in Ukraine: Putin’s Soviet Delusion
Soviet mythology is a driving force in the Kremlin’s justification of war. On the one-year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, experts address the long shadow of the USSR. Part two in a series.
USSR: Four Letters, Four Lies
Vladimir Tismăneanu offers an obituary for the Soviet experiment that started a century ago and whose legacy is still felt.
Putin and Fascism
When Russia's President calls his invasion of Ukraine "anti-fascist," he slanders fact and memory.
What Remains? Georg Lukács’ Dialectical Wager
A true believer until the end.