“Are you talking about the Russians or the Udmurt?” “There’s no difference. The two cultures have been intertwined for so long that it’s really impossible…Read More
Alana Holland is pursuing an MA in Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She holds a BA in history from Arkansas State University. She hopes to later pursue a PhD in history, focusing on comparative memory studies of the Nazi Genocide and Stalinism and their respective historiographical trajectories. She would like to eventually work in an NGO or as a diplomat in the post-Soviet and post-socialist space.