Oppression, Marginalization, and the Chechen Diaspora.
On the Newsstand:Russia
It’s rare that my Facebook News Feed yields anything too out of the ordinary, but last night, a click on a friend’s link eventually led me to this NPR article on a curious pattern in Russia. When the Communists took over in Russia in 1917, the first leader, Vladimir Lenin, was bald. His successor, Joseph Stalin, ... Read More
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The fact that Gorbachev is associated with the dissolution of the Soviet Union has made him a much admired man in the West, a near hero. His role is the reunification of Germany and the ‘liberation’ from Soviet overlordship of the remainder of Eastern Europe earned him a Nobel Peace prize in 1990. However in the much diminished successor state of the Soviet Union, the Russian Federation, Gorbachev is seen in a very different light. Thus a chasm exists in the perception of Gorbachev as a person and as a politician between Russia and the West.
As men decide to walk only on Earth, it seems as if the dreams of an entire generation – to walk among the stars, to go where no man has gone before – are slowly falling into the ancient pillars of history.
As China Announces Bold New Plans for its Space Program, the United States Considers the Possible Militarism of the Space Race
The People’s Republic keeps Europe’s last dictatorship afloat
Once a mark of his power, Belarus’ economy, now in near free fall, may finally bring an end to Lukashenko
The economic foundations of a new Sino-Russian "strategic partnership"