Julia Ioffe
Senior Editor

Anti-Semitism Is on the Rise in Russia—and the Kremlin's TV Network Is in on It
An offensive video on Russia Today is just the latest example
May 14, 2014

Moscow has been accusing Kiev of anti-Semitism, but evidence shows that all that anti-Semitism is coming from Moscow itself.

Putin Is Trying to Take Over Russia's Memories of WWII
Here's why he can't
May 09, 2014

69 years ago today, the Germans surrendered to the Soviets, who had lost 27 million people in the war. Their victory has nothing to do with Putin.

I'll Believe Putin is "De-Escalating" in Ukraine When I See It
And I doubt he even can
May 07, 2014

Putin seems to be walking it back. Here's what hasn't changed.

Putin’s American Toady at 'The Nation' Gets Even Toadier
May 01, 2014

Stephen Cohen addresses the conflict in Ukraine, completely forgetting about...Ukraine.

Who Is Getting Whacked by the Latest Sanctions on Russia—and Who Isn't
April 28, 2014

Just as important as who's on the list is who's not on the list. 

A Vice Correspondent Has Reportedly Been Taken Hostage by Pro-Russian Forces
Russia's newest export: abusing the press
April 22, 2014

Russia's newest export: abusing the press.

What Does the Geneva Agreement Mean for Ukraine?
April 17, 2014

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Ukraine Is Not Ordering Its Jews to Register
April 17, 2014

You can breathe easy. That rumor was inaccurate. 

Russia Has Basically Invaded Ukraine Again. Here's Why Kiev Isn't Shooting Back
April 16, 2014

When other countries are invaded, they fight back. So why isn't Ukraine?

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