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17/12/2016 - 14:24
The cultural conservatism of the Russian leadership and its loyal but shallow intelligentsia is not an , but only a snarky gesture...
01/12/2016 - 13:22
In the end, October’s inaugural “honorary member of the pseudoscience academy” award went to Irina Yermakova, a biologist and regular...
04/11/2016 - 17:12
Vladimir Putin’s rule accelerated and deepened Russia’s decline. Putin came to power in 1999 at a time when 70% of the Russian economy was...
30/10/2016 - 17:28
Lenin, again for tactical reasons, also supported national autonomy movements that destroyed empires; Stalin initiated a nationalist...
25/10/2016 - 16:37
The Russian president’s address aired a long list of grievances, with the west’s attempts to contain Russia in the 18th to 20th centuries...
23/10/2016 - 13:42
Russia’s beefed-up deployment also affects Israel, which, according to foreign media reports, has launched numerous air strikes on arms...
06/09/2016 - 11:34
To the accompaniment of Israeli musician Avi Adir and Russian percussionist Andre Tanzi, guests could learn about the history and culture...
24/07/2016 - 16:59
If the coup hadn’t happened, Erdogan would have had to stage it himself. Whereas before the coup he had been guiding the country toward...
21/07/2016 - 12:58
The only entity that bothered to bring up questions of ethics in the early 1990s was the church, the only carrier of non-authoritarian...
01/07/2016 - 20:28
What are the drivers of Russia’s recent foreign policy actions? From 2011 to 2013, the drivers of Russia’s foreign policy were primarily...
20/06/2016 - 13:44
To claim that Russia was not a great power before Hitler would be silly. Abundant in territory, resources and population, Russia has been a...
10/06/2016 - 13:01
NATO and its member states are overreacting rhetorically, militarily and politically to Russia’s new aggressiveness. Without realizing,...

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