Watering the Soviet Lands

Guests: Maya Peterson and Christopher Ward on water and the environment in the Soviet Union.

Human Rights

Rotting Russia

Russia outer face is one of a reemerging, “assertive” power while its inner core is rotting.  That’s what demographer Murray Feshbach argues in his latest

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Shame on Russia

Maybe it’s some kind of gangster code.  All gangsters, of whatever stripes, stick together. Russia and China took a steaming dump on the Zimbabwean opposition

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Golos Wins in Court

A local branch of the Russian human rights group Golos Samara won a significant legal victory yesterday. According to Kommersant, the Russian Supreme Court ruled

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