Maxim Kantor is a painter, novelist and playwright. His latest novel V tu storonu (In that direction), which explores the parallel between the financial crisis and a malignant tumour, will be published in Russia shortly.
We have made today's Frankenstein with our own hands
When communism ended, Russia’s people wanted democracy. Instead, they got the market and neoliberalism. Now, it...
Rise of the lumpen elite: is this really what we fought for?
The great battles waged on behalf of democracy in the 20th century have ended in crisis, proposes the painter and...
Victims of the bulldogs under that carpet
In Maxim Kantor’s opinion, the 39 deaths in the Moscow metro bombings on 29 March are victims of that fight between...
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