On the Newsstand:Russia

/ March 29, 2014 6:20 pm

The Crimea Conflict and the Lessons from Georgia

In evaluating the Western response to Russia's annexation of the Crimean peninsula, we should look towards the example of the 2008 invasion of Georgia.

/ March 10, 2014 3:51 pm

Nuclear Meltdown: Russia’s Threat to Nonproliferation

Russia’s decision to ignore its commitment to Ukraine has dealt a major blow to the principle of security guarantees in nuclear nonproliferation.

/ March 9, 2014 8:29 pm

Crimean Crisis Reaches New Heights

How the Crimea conflict plays out aboard the International Space Station.

/ March 6, 2014 1:34 am

Why LGBT Ukrainians Want the West to Prevail

The stakes are particularly high for Ukraine’s LGBT community, for whom closer ties with Europe promises greater tolerance and increased political standing.

/ March 3, 2014 8:18 pm

Ukraine’s Geopolitical Crisis

In light of Putin’s aggression, the question remains whether President Obama’s foreign policy deals effectively with crises like Ukraine or not.

/ January 19, 2014 12:49 am

Tom Countryman: Assistant Secretary of State

The HPR sits down with the assistant secretary of state for international security and nonproliferation to discuss Iran, Syria, and a career in the State Department.

/ August 21, 2013 11:20 am

Rain on Russia’s Parade

How Russia and the International Olympic Committee are betraying the LGBT community.

Orthodoxy, Autocracy, and Nationality
/ July 24, 2013 1:43 pm

Orthodoxy, Autocracy, and Nationality

How religiosity and nationalism will undo Russia's political landscape.

/ May 12, 2013 5:00 pm

From Boston to Grozny

Oppression, Marginalization, and the Chechen Diaspora.

/ April 4, 2013 10:50 pm

Grab the Rogaine: The Bald-Hairy Pattern in Russian Leaders

        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

/ February 14, 2013 12:48 pm

Moscow and Beijing: The Uneasy Partnership

On the geopolitical stakes of Sino-Russian cooperation.

/ January 23, 2013 6:39 pm

HPR Winter 2012 – Hacking Homeland

What are the reasons that we should be concerned about cybersecurity today? Staff writer Tom Silver '16 talks about his article in the 2012 winter issue.

/ October 15, 2012 4:27 pm

A New Beginning for Georgia

With the surprise election of billionaire Bidzina Ivanashvili, Georgian Dream presents an alternative to standard second-world power transitions.

/ May 14, 2012 5:27 pm

Saving Israel with Secularism

Israel is growing more religious, threatening its very cultural foundations.

/ April 7, 2012 8:54 pm

Joshua Rubenstein on Trotsky’s Revolutionary Life

"Trotsky’s logic had been, with the revolution, everything is possible."

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