The Collective Farm

Aaron Hale-Dorrell, Kristy Ironside, and Samantha Lomb on the collective farm system in the USSR.

US Politics

The Medvedev Doctrine

On Friday, Tbilisi broke diplomatic ties with Moscow in protest to statements that Russia plans to absorb South Ossetia and Abkhazia in “several years.”  Moscow

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Putin on CNN

So far it’s just a short clip .  Hopefully, CNN will make the whole interview available.  But this clip contains what everyone is talking about. 

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Obamamaniacs on Russia

I usually don’t waste my time with babble but Daniel Silva’s “President Obama and a 3 am Phone Call about Russia” struck a cord. It’s

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Putin’s Time

Time’s Person of the Year. Who would have thunk it? Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin joins Joseph Stalin, Nikita Khrushchev, and Mikhail Gorbachev. Three other Russian leaders

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