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I am a historian of modern Russia and have published widely on the history of Russian theatre and society. My current research deals with the history of policing in early Soviet Russia, considered in the broader context of how states and societies respond to revolutionary transformations.


  • Russian Revolution and Civil War
  • Russian cultural history
  • Scotland-Russia connections (20th century)
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I am available for media commentary on my research.

Dr Frame’s research centres on modern Russian History. Areas of expertise include the Russian Revolution and Civil War, Russian theatre and society, and Russian imperialism. 

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Areas of expertise

  • History
  • Russia