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30/10/2015 - 17:46
In today’s Russia it is not fashionable to delve too deeply into Gulag history, and 60-year-old Panikarov’s collection is one of just two...
27/09/2015 - 13:24
Of course, a history of intimacy does not preclude separation, as divorce lawyers can attest. And the two countries had been “divorced” for...
25/08/2015 - 14:08
This theory has strengths and weaknesses. It rightly emphasises the importance of domestic factors in the way that Russia formulates and...
11/07/2015 - 19:54
All of this may seem like an outburst of anti-Americanism, but the real target is dissent at home. Domestic activists who receive funding...
19/05/2015 - 17:33
Dmitri Rogozin, the deputy prime minister in charge of Russia's defense industry, pointed to similarities among the Soviet and Russian...
16/03/2015 - 14:33
It is with imperial collapse and revival in the analytical background that comparisons of Weimar Germany and “Weimar Russia” become...
02/01/2015 - 13:33
Technically speaking, there are four “official” religions in Russia: Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, and Judaism. But given that almost 70...
28/12/2014 - 14:50
Which brings us to two big questions. First, why did Mr. Putin do something so stupid? Second, why were so many influential people in the...
12/11/2014 - 14:00
They repeat the great mantras of the era: The president is the president of “stability,” the antithesis to the era of “confusion and...
19/09/2014 - 16:51
Before our eyes, Russian TV was turned from a tool of entertainment and misinformation into a weapon of mass destruction. Journalists...
26/07/2014 - 17:39
So Putin presses ahead. His increasingly overt goal is to splinter Europe, rip up the NATO umbrella and restore Russian influence around...
22/07/2014 - 13:09
Political isolation also looms. Russia has already been chucked out of the Group of Eight leading industrial nations. The Australians, who...

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