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Posts in category “Russia”

A Last Meal with Boris Nemtsov

‘Everybody understands everything in this country’ said Putin critic, whose murder today isn’t hard to explain

Posted February 27th, 2015

Bizarro Putin

Putin is an SOB. But if he were Mr. Rogers, we wouldn’t be able to tell the difference

Posted February 24th, 2015

Russia’s ‘Orthodox Jihad’

By ignoring religious side of New Cold War, West misses that Putin leads global Anti-WEIRD coalition

Posted February 5th, 2015

Let’s Go to Moscow in 2015

A stunning promotional campaign for a Moscow architecture museum

Posted January 2nd, 2015

Gleb Yakunin, R.I.P.

Remembering a brave Russian Orthodox priest and dissident

Posted January 1st, 2015

Putin, Checkmated?

Russia’s economic free fall and the fate of its leader

Posted December 17th, 2014

Space, Science & Stalinism

How the Matt Taylor shirt freakout explains the Soviet Union’s self-sabotage

Posted November 15th, 2014

The Changing Countries of Christianity

The Spirit blows where it wills: three stories

Posted November 6th, 2014

Russian Orthodox Fox News

A tsarist Christian magnate and wants to found a religious TV network in Russia

Posted October 21st, 2014

Moscow’s Disappointing Line in Rome

Metropolitan Hilarion wasted an opportunity by lecturing Catholic bishops on geopolitics

Posted October 16th, 2014

The Arab Barbarians

The collapse of a civilization, the death of hope, the responsibility of culture

Posted September 20th, 2014

Why Is Russia Dying?

The role of hopelessness in Russia’s unusually high mortality rate.

Posted September 9th, 2014

Orthodox Jihadis

Some in the Russian Orthodox Church are creating a ‘Rus’ that is anything but holy.

Posted September 8th, 2014

Imperialist Russia

Putin’s bellicose remarks on Kiev are outrageous.

Posted September 2nd, 2014

Putin Told Us So

If John McCain dies and goes to hell, he will spend eternity …

Posted August 23rd, 2014

The Appeal Of Islamofascism

The inspiring religionists of ISIS beheaded poor hostage Jim Foley, as you’ve …

Posted August 20th, 2014

Wanted: A Russian Hezbollah

The New Yorker‘s David Remnick has a great piece out describing the …

Posted August 4th, 2014