Russia


Facing the world squarely: understanding the “History of Now”

William Doino Jr. | 14 December 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: China, Russia, United States


In Syria, everyone fights their own war

Giovanni Parigi | 13 April 2018 | FEATURES |  
tags: America, Russia, Syria


How does an authoritarian regime celebrate a revolution?

Cynthia Hooper | 08 November 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Russia, Russian Revolution, Vladimir Putin


Why Russia thinks it’s exceptional

Gregory Carleton | 19 October 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, Russia


What to do with Confederate statues?

James Glaser | 23 August 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: Confederacy, history, monuments, Russia


Why Russia is afraid of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Mathew Schmalz | 28 Jul 2017 | ABOVE |  
tags: Jehovah's Witnesses, religious freedom, Russia


Doctor Zhivago at 60: a spiritual masterpiece

Francis Phillips | 13 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Russia
The personal and the political combine in Pasternak's compelling novel of revolutionary and Soviet Russia.


Why are US spooks so afraid of RT?

Michael Cook | 10 January 2017 | FEATURES |  
tags: media, propaganda, RT, Russia
It is the Kremlin’s principal international propaganda outlet, say intelligence officials. So what?


Soviet gulags revived the ancient tradition of Christian martyrs

Francis Phillips | 2 Aug 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: Christian persecution, Communism, Russia


The Romanovs: 1613-1918

Francis Phillips | 14 July 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: history, monarchy, Russia
A colourful and compelling narrative of the Russian dynasty.


Russia’s demographic good news

Marcus Roberts | 06 May 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demographic increase, Russia


Laurus: the history of a man’s soul

Michael Kirke | 18 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: literature, Middle Ages, Russia
A surprising new Russian novel recommends 'the way of the saints'.


‘Penetrate to the Persian Gulf and as far as India’

Claire Cullen | 06 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Crimea, Russia, Syrian intervention
Peter the Great would have approved of Putin’s recent exploits.


Russians are becoming more family-oriented

Shannon Roberts | 09 February 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: demography, population, Russia, Russian Orthodox, values


Russia’s unmotivated elderly

Marcus Roberts | 04 September 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: life expectancy, mortality rate, Russia


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