Another Casualty of the “Russian Abu Ghraib”

The Nation‘s Katriana Vanden Heuvel (and wife of Russia scholar Stephen Cohen) has addressed the murder of Natalya Estermirova. According to preliminary reports, Estermirova was abducted and stuffed in a van.  Her corpse was later found murdered near a woodland area near Nazran in Ingushetia.  Estermirova had a direct connection to the Nation. She wrote […]

Losing and Finding Russia

I made reference to Susan Richards’ book Lost and Found in Russia: Encounters in a Deep Heartland in my last post.  I have not read the book, nor can I buy it unless I want to pay extra shipping from England.  Lost and Found has yet to be published in the US.  Too bad.  As […]