Poor Evo Morales. The leftist Bolivian president was in Moscow on Monday and Tuesday for the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, and must have been feeling quite important indeed.
Поэт и царь
July 01, 2013
Всего какой-то век назад Россия была столицей мировой литературы. В Ясную Поляну на поклон Толстому стремились писатели со всего мира, как пилигримы в Иерусалим.
Poets and Czars
July 01, 2013
The “other” Russia, the Russia of poets and writers, the Russia of culture, destroyed in the Soviet Union, was preserved underground and in emigration. Will it help to give Russia its third chance at democracy?
The Perfect Show-Trial for the Putin Era
June 24, 2013
The trial of the Moscow protesters begins today. There's little doubt about how it will end.
Edward Snowden's Strange Layover in Moscow
June 23, 2013
As I write this, Edward Snowden waits in a "capsule" at a new hotel at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport until he takes off for Havana at 2:05pm tomorrow afternoon.
Those $%@#&! Russians Aren't Always Wrong
June 18, 2013
It was no surprise that, after speaking in private for two hours in Northern Ireland, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin looked “tense and uncomfortable,” or, as the pool report put it, “serious and unsmiling.” Not only did t
The Bizarre End to Vladimir Putin's Bizarre Marriage
June 06, 2013
Hunting season's open: The Russian president is officially a stag
Hey Man, Slow Down
May 29, 2013
John Kerry should put the brakes on negotiating with Russia over Syria.
The Cold War Heats Up in Syria
May 21, 2013
Why Russia won't allow an intervention.
The Spy Who Shot Himself in the Foot
May 14, 2013
Would the CIA really send out a spy in an amateurish blond wig? Yes, experts say: They would.