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1. Jedi Masters, Moon Colonies, and More

This week goes intergalactic with a moon colony, two jedi masters, and several unhappy taxi drivers.

Tags: putin, space, ukraine, moscow
By Irina Bukharin
2. Russian Fairy Tales of Royalty and Rappers

We have a trio of uplifting stories this week: a Russian rapper freed, a Russian beauty turned royalty, and a literal (and strange) military lift.

Tags: Crimea, ukraine, krasnodar, kremlin
By Irina Bukharin
3. Ice Age Part 10, Coming Soon to a Russia Near You

The weather in Russia this week was chilly with a hint of thaw, at least regarding science and political relations.

Tags: ukraine, Vladivostok, siberia, navalny, china, putin
By Irina Bukharin
4. Steppes Ahead

The idea of separate and competing government powers may have found its first expression in a constitution composed in 1710, in Ukraine.

Tags: constitution, law, ukraine
5. Oleg Sentsov: Immutable FAQs.

Ukrainian film director Oleg Sentsov is on the 15th day of a hunger strike in a northern-Siberian prison. Anton Dolin explains how Sentsov's case is a sad miscarriage of justice, and what one can or cannot do about it.

Tags: Ukraine, dissent, law, political prisoners
By Anton Dolin
6. Four Museums

In which we tour four museums in four cities and towns in Russia and Ukraine, to see what they tell us about soceity more broadly.

Tags: museums, art, history, ukraine
7. Three Books and a DVD

In which we review three books and a DVD we like. See the book reviews section for detailed reviews.

Tags: literature, language, ukraine, romanovs
8. For Better or Worse

What with downed passenger airlines, war in Ukraine, trade embargos and rapidly worsening US-Russian relations, why in the world is there a picture of a giraffe on the cover of Russian Life magazine? 

Tags: war, Ukraine, animals
By Paul E. Richardson
9. 7 Ways Not to Protest the Occupation of Crimea

Russia’s occupation cum annexation of Crimea is a tragedy no matter how you slice the salami tactics. One just wants to protest, boycott, DO something. But what? Well, like President Obama and the EU, we’re coming up a bit short on the list of feasible and effective sanctions. But here are a few things we recommend NOT doing.

    Tags: Ukraine, Crimea
    By Paul E. Richardson
    10. Kremlin Words Versus Deeds, A Gaping Chasm?

    Russia's occupation of Crimea, part of the sovereign nation of Ukraine, is wrong. It is wrong under international law, it is in violation of several treaties Russia has with Ukraine and the West, and it is even wrong according to Russia's own foreign policy "principles." So why did it happen?

    Tags: Ukraine, Putin, Crimea, Russia, foreign policy
    By Paul E. Richardson

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