Profs & Pints DC: Regime Change in Russia?

May 17, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Regime Change in Russia?” a look at Vladimir Putin’s prospects of being removed from power, with Brian K. Grodsky, professor of political science at the […]

Profs & Pints DC: How Putin Speaks

April 25, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “How Putin Speaks,” an analysis of what the Russian leader’s words reveal about his thinking and motives, with Ksenia Turkova, linguist, Voice of America journalist, […]

The Journey of Alla Rogers 

March 9, 2022

With a war going on in Ukraine, it seemed frivolous to run a spring arts preview without recognizing the courage and culture of the Ukrainian people. We spoke to Georgetowner […]

Ukrainian Georgetowner Appeals for Help, Understanding

February 28, 2022

The Georgetowner recently received this letter from a Ukrainian and longtime Georgetown resident Alla Rogers appealing for help in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine: By Alla Rogers How can […]

Ukraine Supporters Protest Russian Aggression at White House (photos)


Blue and yellow striped flags were ubiquitous as supporters of Ukraine gathered in Lafayette Square near the White House in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, Feb. 27, to condemn the Russian […]

Margaret Brennan of ‘Face the Nation’ Discusses Ukraine at Q&A Café 

February 24, 2022

Margaret Brennan, moderator of “Face the Nation,” at CBS News, drew a capacity crowd to Carol Joynt’s Q&A Café Feb 22 at the George Town Club.   A producer at “Face […]

Ukraine vs. Russia: Key Historical Dimensions 

January 31, 2022

Signs of imminent Russian invasion of Ukraine have dominated news headlines in recent days. The deployment of close to 100,000 Russian troops into neighboring Belarus and along Ukraine’s borders combined […]

Profs & Pints DC: A New War in Europe?

January 30, 2022

Profs and Pints DC presents: “A New War in Europe?” a look at tensions between Russia and Ukraine and U.S. options if they go to war, with Michael Kimmage, professor […]

The Story Behind Mapping Georgetown

August 16, 2021

During a three-week trip to Russia a few years back, I met and came to travel with a gentleman in our California State Parks delegation by the name of Phil […]

Azerbaijan’s Diplomatic Couple in Georgetown

September 26, 2018

More than six years and counting. That’s how long Ambassador Elin Suleymanov and his striking wife, Lala Abdurahimova, have resided in Georgetown while representing their country, the Republic of Azerbaijan. […]