Pankaj Mishra’s new book, From the Ruins of Empire: The intellectuals who remade Asia, has one eye on the history of the East and one eye on its future.
Russia doesn’t get extinguished. No, Russia is the one that extinguishes. Russia is the prophecy. It had certainly ended my world, several times over.
he records of overflight requests show more than 200 tons of “bank notes” from Moscow to Damascus.
Pussy Riot’s Yekaterina Samutsevich on protest, art, and freedom
Bulgakov’s masterpiece remains a reminder that you can’t fight fire with fire.
Instead of using her closing statement to express remorse, Yekaterina Samutsevich of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot talked about Putin, power, and the subversive potential of images.
The Pentagon’s system of overseas bases is evolving, and a new model for warfare is evolving with it.
In Russian, a language in which there is a separate word for everything, the word “country” means both the territory and the government.
Like a nation’s bulk that has started / to make the earth sweat, / the dust-encrusted armada / of the herd
The Ministry of Hot Water / has posted an opening: Director. / Well, why not, we can take that on.
Sweltering heat and blazing fires in Russia have contributed to devastating mudslides in Pakistan and China. Guernica counts down its top five reports of natural disasters.
At the beginning of 2008, the list of the richest Russians contained 101 billionaires; a magical number that for the time being will not be matched. These photographs document a very different Russia.