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There are 36 item(s) tagged with the keyword "politics".

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1. A Brief History of Political Insults

News of Russian courts punishing people for what they write or comment online is no longer anything out of the ordinary.

Tags: law, anti-terrorist laws, politics
2. Diving and Driving into Summer Holidays

There’s lots of ways to have fun, whether it be a patriotic holiday or an “unpatriotic” game.

Tags: sakhalin, Kamchatka, politics, stalin, russia day
3. A Dangerous Film about Dangerous Wars

Pavel Lungin’s controversial film Братство is nothing new, but its political context is — and that’s what makes it so dangerous.

Tags: military, politics, Soviet-Afghan War, afghanistan, war, film
4. Lights, camera, shovels!

Russian officials participating in the subbotnik spring cleaning take a page from Lenin's book (the one about propaganda).

Tags: politics, environment, Saturdays, holidays, Lenin, subbotnik
5. Politics and Technology: And never the twain should meet

To selfie or not to selfie? That is the question, or at least one of the questions, addressed this week.

Tags: yandex, moscow, politics, duma
By Irina Bukharin
6. Pop music, Pythons, and Kindergarten on the Run

An anti-politics pop song, the drive against Hollywood, and education for deer herders. Plus, Putin, pianos, and pythons. 

Tags: medinsky, putin, vox, politics, russia
By Alice E.M. Underwood
7. Dream Country

A look at Russian dreams and memes.

Tags: politics, navalny, stalin, dreams
8. Good Melt

On the Kremlin's Arctic flip flops.

Tags: arctic, politics, global warming, environment
9. #Russiagate, Demos & Alaska

Continuing scandal, new demonstrations, a sesquicentenial and a linguistic smackdown. Just another week here at TWERF.

Tags: russia, twitter, navalny, politics, kamchatka, alaska
By The Editors
10. The Kremlin on Ice

Convicts carve up the Kremlin, an assassin wins a prize, and governors drop like flies. Actually, that all sounds a lot worse than what happened. Find out for yourself. 

Tags: Russia, prison, Kremlin, Photo of the Year, politics
By Alice E.M. Underwood

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