The Wired Cold War

Guests: Ekaterina Babintseva and Slava Gerovitch on cybernetics in the United States and Soviet Union.


Russia’s Scandalocracy

This week’s Russia! Magazine column, “Russia’s Descent into Absurdity,” A rather hilarious petition, “Check E. B. Mizulina’s mental health” is circulating around RuNet. If you

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Jailing Russia’s Mayors

This week’s Russia! Magazine column, “The Summer of Mayors“: It’s the summer of mayors in Russia. That’s right: mayors. Those unalluring, often block shaped, overwhelmingly

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On Putin’s Bulldogs

This week’s Russia Magazine! column, “Putin’s Bulldogs and Their Bones,” In reference to the succession struggle after Stalin’s death, Winston Churchill famously compared the opaqueness

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