Stories from “Russia Behind Bars”: A Conversation with Olga Romanova

Dec. 11, 2018, 2:30pm-3:30pm (RSVP requested)6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC

Join the Wilson Center for a talk with Olga Romanova, executive director of "Russia Behind Bars" ("Rus' Sidyaschaya"). The prison and exile experience connects some of the most influential figures in Russian history, and "prison culture” continues to impact contemporary Russian culture and society. Romanova will discuss how "prison culture" influences the everyday lives of Russians based on testimonies from her new book “Russia Behind Bars,” which includes illustrations by Oleg Navalny. RSVP is requested.

Speaker:

Olga Romanova, executive director, “Russia Behind Bars” (“Rus’ Sidyaschaya")

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