Alina Jašina-Schäfer

is a post-doctoral researcher at the Bundesinstitut für Kultur und Geschichte der Deutschen im östlichen Europa (Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe, BKGE). Her current project focuses on the everyday life of post-Soviet migrants in contemporary Germany.


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Conflict, commitment and fear

Post-Soviet migrants in Germany and war in Ukraine

War polarizes debate. And the sympathies of post-Soviet migrants living in Central Europe have come under extra scrutiny since war broke out in Ukraine. A closer look at the immigrant demographic in Germany reveals a more complicated picture of suspected Russophilia.