US-Russia

Craving Cold War

Back in late 2008, when Pajamas Media was still having me write articles on Russia (they’ve since stopped asking, I think, because I wasn’t anti-Russian

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There and Back Again

It has been a long haul and I’m slowly crawling out of my hole. For those who don’t already know, I filed my dissertation, We

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Boris the Pant-less

I don’t have a lot of time for blogging these days.  The finishing touches on the dissertation (one . . . more . . week),

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An American Physicist in Tuva

Richard Feynman, famous American physicist, atom bomb maker, father of nanotechnology, and Tuva lover.  Feynman discovered the remote region and its nomadic people from stamp

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Swine Flu Lands in Moscow

Hypochondriacs beware!  Swine flu has officially landed in Moscow. According to Novyi region, two women have been hospitalized in the capital. “Both women are citizens

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