The battle unfolding in the streets of Kiev today is proving to be yet another geopolitical blank slate.
Pussy Riot releases their new music video. It's a good thing the police helped them get all that repression footage.
New reports highlight Russia's influence in the media of former Soviet states.
After Russia lost to Finland 3–1 in hockey today in Sochi, Damien Cox, a columnist for the Toronto Star, tweeted "Russians haven't won a best-on-best in 30 years. They're no longer a hockey superpower."
While the protest group was filming a video, "Cossacks whipped them. Literally. Whipped them. With whips."
Our national worth should not be measured in gold, silver, and bronze
Our national worth should not be measured in gold, silver, and bronze.
5 women, including 2 former members of the band, emerged singing from the police station.
Annals of Idiocy
Pussy Riot was arrested in Sochi today. Yes, you read that right.
The paper's coverage has been overwhelmingly condescending.
A Response to Myself
This weekend, the American and Russian hockey teams squared off against each other at the Sochi Olympics and, even if, like me, you're not a fan of the sport, it was an undeniably gripping match, one that ended only after a white-knuckle shootout. Thank god it wasn't an elimination round game, though, because there was that moment with five minutes left in the game and the score tied that the Russians seemed to score a goal and an American referee disallowed it.