In The Myth of Triumphalism, Beth A. Fischer aims to set the record straight on triumphalism.
Louis Train reviews new translations of books by Russian politician Grigory Yavlinsky and scholar Sergei Medvedev.
They’re Coming for Us: Reviewing Eliot Borenstein’s Plots Against Russia: conspiracy and fantasy after socialism
For years, Eliot Borenstein’s previous book, Overkill: sex and violence in contemporary Russian popular culture, has been my go-to recommendation for colleagues and Russocurious friends who want [...]
It might be a bit on the nose, but I’d say that Olga Zilberbourg is herself a bit like water: her fiction is nourishing, refreshing, and impossible to hold in your hands before it slips [...]
– Russia was handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency on December 9th. Russia’s participation at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo and the 2022 FIFA World [...]
Russia Monthly Digest: Professor Confesses to Killing Fiancee and Russians Want More Freedom According to New Survey
– On November 4th, the former leader of the Soviet Union, Mikhail Gorbachev gave an interview to the BBC in which he said that nuclear weapons must be destroyed to “save the planet and [...]
North Caucasus Monthly Digest: Ramzan Kadyrov Visits Saudi Arabia, and Ingushetia Remembers the Victims of the 1992 Osseto-Ingush Conflict
– Several infrastructure projects are in realisation to connect Dagestan with the broader region. On the 1st of October, the Head of the Republic mentioned ata meeting of the Valdai Club [...]