BEARR Trust Annual Lecture – 20 September 2018 at 6 pm

“Putin’s Russia and the Ghosts of the Past”

 Speaker: Shaun Walker

This year’s Annual Lecture, kindly hosted once again by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), One Exchange Square, London EC2A 2JN, took place on 20 September 2018. A report will appear on this page shortly.


Shaun Walker is Central and Eastern Europe Correspondent for The Guardian, based in Budapest and covering the wider region. Previously, he spent more than a decade in Moscow, first for The Independent and then for The Guardian. His book on Putin’s Russia, The Long Hangover: Putin’s New Russia and the Ghosts of the Past, was published in January 2018 by Oxford University Press.

The lecture was followed by a reception, to allow for further discussion and networking with others with an interest in the field.