Mar 30, 2023
#26 Vladislav Davidzon discusses cultural and political transformations in Ukraine
Vladislav Davidzon, a writer, translator, and critic joins Viktor Kovalenko to discuss the cultural and political transformations in Ukraine during the ongoing Russian war.
We discussed the first days of the Russian invasion, his magazine the Odessa Review and his book From Odessa With Love, how he burned his Russian passport in front of the Russian Embassy in France, why some Russians aren't granted an asylum in the US, political legacy and Jewish roots of President Zelensky, the new documentary Superpower by Sean Penn, and what is wrong with the Oscar.
Mr. Davidzon is a nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center. Since 2012, he also serves as the European culture correspondent for the Tablet Magazine. In 2015, Davidzon founded the Odessa Review and served as its chief editor until July 2018. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal, World Policy Journal, the New York Observer, and the American Interest.
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