Study Finds Moscow Metro Rife with Racial Profiling

Here’s a surprise. Moscow militsa stop non-Slavs 22 times more often than Slavic looking people. I would have never known! So says a new study reported by Fred Weir of the Christian Science Monitor. The study, in which monitors observed more than 1,500 police document checks at 15 Metro stations over a five-month period in […]

Cohen on the New Cold War

Discussion of the (re)emergence of a cold war between the United States and Russia has heated up over the last year. The initial warm relationship between Bush and Putin has soured. There are no more weekends at the Crawford Ranch or in Putin’s po Moskvy residence. Diverging visions of a post-Cold War world along with […]