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Soviet Redux
January 01, 2015

Soviet Redux

By Maria Silina

It seems the more removed in time the USSR becomes, the more nostalgia grows for its symbols and traditions. Increasingly, these elements are worming their way back into Russian life. If they ever left.

Season of Scandals
November 01, 2014

Season of Scandals

By Maria Antonova

As summer turned into fall, a series of highly public spats broke out in Russia, with celebrities and cultural figures demonstrating deeply polarized attitudes about the crisis in Ukraine, the Kremlin, and history.

All a-Twitter
November 01, 2013

All a-Twitter

By Maria Antonova

In our Trends section, editor Maria Antonova looks at Twitter accounts by dead writers, sex ed through literature, and poll results at psychiatric facilities in Moscow...

Homophobic Fever
September 01, 2013

Homophobic Fever

By Maria Antonova In an unprecedented legislative and propaganda effort, authorities are exploiting Russia's latent homophobia to pass a flurry of laws sending Russia's LGBT community deeper into hiding, or even out of the country.

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