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Politics Uncensored

Politics Uncensored, ep. 39, Fubar Radio, March, 2024

Interview with Politics Uncensored podcast about the rigged Russian presidential elections. Available to stream and download here

Analysing Putin's end of year media event

BBC World News, Newsday, 14 December, 2023

LIVE interview with about President Putin's combined annual phone-in and press conference, from 00:41.


FYI ep. 224, Sky Kids, June, 2023

Interview with FYI explaining the Prigozhin rebellion.

How much has the Wagner rebellion damaged Vladimir Putin's image?

The World, ABC, 27 June, 2023

LIVE interview with The World about the impacts of the Prigozhin rebellion on Putin's position and the wider war.

Russia-China ties after the Wagner rebellion

CNA Singapore, 27 June, 2023

LIVE interview with CNA about the how China and other regional players have reacted to the aborted Wagner rebellion in Russia.

NATO and the Russia-Ukraine war

Media Minded podcast, US Embassy, June 1st, 2023

LIVE podcast recording of ShoutOut UK's Media Minded podcast on the role of NATO in respect of disinformation around the war. Available to download here.

War and Prison

RFE/RL The Week Ahead in Russia, 17 April, 2023

Interview with Steve Gutterman of RFE/RL on Russia's new electronic call-up notices and the sentencing of Kremlin opponent, Vladimir Kara-Murza to 25 years on treason charges.

Propaganda and Russia's war on Ukraine - one year in

Trisha Goddard, TalkTV, 25 February, 2023

Interview with Trisha Goddard about Russia's combination of information and military tactics during its war in Ukraine, and how this fits with the broader historical picture.

Is Russia losing the information war with Ukraine?

For Fact's Sake podcast, 22 February 2023

Interview with the Fact Checkers from The Ferret about the successes and failures to date of Russia's war information strategy.

Strategic application of terror in Russian security policy

Silicon Curtain podcast, 11 October, 2022

Interview with Silicon Curtain about Russia's responses to strategic failings in Ukraine, the interweaving of symbolism and strategy, and the dangers of plotting out an 'end-game'.

Analysis of Putin's strategy in Ukraine

ABC Australia, The World, 7 October, 2022

LIVE interview with The World about Russia's strategy in Ukraine and the dynamics of Putin's inner circle.

Analysis of Russia's mobilisation drive

ABC Australia, The World, 22 September, 2022

LIVE interview with The World about Russia's mobilisation drive and the anti-mobilisation protests in Russia.

Analysis of Putin's mobilisation speech and decree

RTE (Ireland), 6.1 News, 21 September, 2022

Interview about Russia's mobilisation decree and its likely ramifications. Available here.

Analysis of Ukraine's counter-offensive

ABC Australia, The World, September, 2022

LIVE interview with The World about the military significance of Ukraine's successful recapture of territory in Eastern Ukraine, as well as the ways in which Russian state media have attempted to portray the development.

The Information War: communication and the Russian invasion of Ukraine

ECREA Webinar, March 2022

This webinar discusses how the Russian invasion of Ukraine has been communicated across domestic and international media. Panellists include Precious Chatterje-Doody (The Open University) Tanya Lokot (Dublin City University) Lyubov Naydonova (Institute for social and political psychology of National Academy of Educational Science of Ukraine) Elisabeth Schimpfoessl (Aston University) and Joanna Szostek (University of Glasgow). Moderated by ECREA President, John Downey (Loughborough University).

Secrets and Spies: Russia Today and Ukraine

In this episode of Secrets and Spies, we discuss Russian media coverage of Russia's war on Ukraine, and the recent EU banning of RT.

March 2022

Secrets and Spies: Russia Today and Conspiracy Theories

December 2021

In this episode of Secrets and Spies, we discuss the book Russia Today and Conspiracy Theories.

BBC World Newshour

1 October, 2021

What are the impacts of the new amendments to Russia's foreign agent law? Dr Chatterje-Doody provides expert commentary for BBC World's Newshour programme.

Modern Languages Open, July 2021

This video essay presents the authors’ critical-creative engagement with the testimonies of people recently displaced from Donetsk and Luhansk oblasts in Ukraine. Shifting between shadows of plants, drawings and words the video reflects on the ways experiences of displacement and war are narrated, and what kind of stories often remain untold.

Doing things with words

Kollabka podcast, March 2021

Dr Chatterje-Doody hosted an episode of the Kollabka Slavic Studies public engagement podcast, entitled 'Doing things with words'.

University of Saint Andrews, February 2021

CRSCEES Access All Areas: Border Media

What does the rise of the ‘disinformation’ paradigm mean for critical media studies and scholarship on Russian foreign policy? What new questions and problems has the war in Ukraine raised for scholars researching media and political communications in East Europe? And how has it reshaped conceptual boundaries in East European studies?

CRSCEES host: Taras Fedirko (University of St Andrews). Speakers: Precious Chatterje-Doody (Open University), Joanna Szostek (University of Glasgow).

The Evolution of Russian Hybrid Warfare

CEPA, February 2021

In this video discussion, contributors to the CEPA report on the evolution of Russian hybrid warfare present key findings from their geographical case studies. My UK case study for the report can be downloaded here.

1984, New Authoritarianism and the Media

Open University, November, 2020

Celebrating the 70th anniversary of George Orwell’s 1984 and considering the legacies and future of authoritarianism, this event on Tuesday 17th November 2021 discussed 1984 and modern parallels; 21st century authoritarianism (politics, parties, leaders); The impact of the media; What this means for democracy. Guest speakers included Dorian Lynskey (author of ‘The Ministry of Truth: the Biography of George Orwell’s 1984’) and D.J Taylor (author of ‘Orwell: The Life’). Both spoke alongside OU POLIS academics Geoff Andrews and Precious Chatterje-Doody, with POLIS’s Donna Smith chairing.

After the Russia Report: Options for London, Moscow and Beyond

King's College London, July 2020

This panel discussion, organised by The Kings Russia Institute and Kings Department of War Studies, was focused on charting a way forward following the publication of the UK Intelligence and Security Committee's 'Russia report'. Chaired by Dr Natasha Kuhrt (KCL), the speakers were Dr Sam Greene (KCL), investigative journalist Andrei Soldatov, Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody (OU) and Dr Ruth Deyermond (KCL).

Al Jazeera English | The Listening Post, June 2020

COVID-19 in Russia: Fake News and Forced Confessions

In this episode of Al Jazeera's The Listening Post on fake news and COVID-19 in Russia, I discuss the relationship between Russian political elites and the appearance of conspiracy theories in contemporary Russian media.

How Russian Media targeting international audiences spread conspiracy theories

Centre for Democratic Integrity, Austria, May 2020

In this online discussion co-organised by the Centre for Democratic Integrity ( and forum journalismus und medien ( held on 26 May 2020, Dr Ilya Yablokov and Dr Precious Chatterje-Doody discuss with Dr Anton Shekhovtsov the ways in which Russia's international broadcasters engage with conspiracy culture.

BBC World Newshour

National Defence University, Helsinki, April 2019

This presentation was given at the National Defence University of Finland's 2019 Russia Seminar, as part of a panel on Russian strategic narratives in the international arena.

Interview with

George Washington University, April, 2019

Interview with Voice of America's about how RT's coverage frames the news for its global audiences.

UCL SSEES, London, November, 2018

SSEESing Salisbury: Interrogating the Salisbury Novichok poisonings and their aftermath

Sergei and Yulia Skripal were poisoned with Novichok in Salisbury on 4 March, 2018, and two further people - Charlie Rowley and Dawn Sturgess were subsequently poisoned, the latter fatally. Agents of the Russian foreign military's foreign intelligence agency were identified as the prime suspects in the British authorities' investigation.

This event brought together a panel of experts to address questions around the broader implications of the poisonings, the Russian leadership's responses, and the international media coverage of the scandal. 

Sound Waves

Global Development Institute podcast, June 2018

In this recent audio-documentary series, the BBC’s Stephen Sackur investigated in detail the global trends influencing the ongoing development of each of the BRICs, and their potential future directions. In this, the final, feature-length, episode of the series, I provided expert commentary on Russian economic and political trends following the imposition of sanctions.

Mediated militarism: Affective investments in RT’s coverage of the conflict in Syria

Comparative Media Studies in Today's World, Saint Petersburg State University, May 2018

This paper examines emotion and affect in relation to RT's coverage of Russia's intervention in the Syrian conflict, It was co-authored with Dr Rhys Crilley and was presented at the 2018 Comparative Media Studies in Today's World conference.

Competition for cooperation: Eurasian integration in context

University of Cambridge, January, 2014

"Competition for cooperation: Eurasian Integration in Context" (from 32:48) presented at Eurasia: discursive space, geopolitical project or geoeconomic reality? University of Cambridge, 2014

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