College of Staten Island Professor of History and Coordinator of the MA in History and Advanced Certificate in Public History Dr. Susan Smith-Peter was recently interviewed by The Nationalist. The piece centers on the Russian media’s treatment of the conflict in Ukraine.

In the article “Russia’s own state media proves it is committing war crimes in Ukraine, says US expert on Putin” author Andrew Buncombe writes how messaging in Russia’s media (translated by Dr. Smith-Peter) acknowledges war crime activity by Russia in its conflict in Ukraine.