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11. 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
12. 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
13. 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
14. 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
15. 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
16. 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
17. 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
    18. 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
    19. Antiquities from Ukraine

    Starting October 1 and running through February 19 of next year, The Museum of Russian Art in Minneapolis will be hosting an exhibit devoted to gold and ceramic relics dating from the Neolithic age to the Byzantine era, and unearthed in present-day Ukraine.

    Tags: art, ukraine
    20. Gas Tussle

    Sometimes it can be hard to get at the facts. And given that the western media went way down the wrong road on the recent Georgian crisis, one is inclined to be skeptical of coverage on the current Russia-Ukraine gas spat. 

    Tags: ukraine, gas, energy
    By Paul E. Richardson

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