Mikhail Kaluzhsky is a writer and playwright based in Berlin. He is the author of Music Repressed (2007) and many documentary theatre projects. In 2012-2014 he curated the theatre programme at Moscow's Andrei Sakharov Center, and is former Lead Russian-Language Editor at oDR. He can be found on Twitter via @kaluzhsky.
Published in: oDR: OpinionThe Kirill Serebrennikov trial gives us a glimpse of a dark future for Russian culture
We know that after any tragedy it’s possible to go on living as if nothing has happened. It’s the same after the...
Published in: oDR: OpinionVladimir Bukovsky, the hooligan at odds with both Russia and the West
Why Soviet dissident, writer and campaigner Vladimir Bukovsky (1942-2019) was a global politician, and why his...
"Activists can move a tombstone, but they cannot restore it": How photographer Christian Herrmann makes a vanished world visible
How photography and civic activism can bring an understanding of a shared past and mutual responsibility.
Arseny Roginsky: Giving Russia its history back
On 18 December, Arseny Roginsky, historian, dissident and one of the founders of Russia’s Memorial society, passed...
Humanism is out of fashion
In today’s Russia, why is anti-militaristic speech perceived as a call for historical revisionism? RU
Reading other people’s diaries in Russia
Historian Mikhail Melnichenko runs a digital archive of personal diaries from Russia's 20th century. The result is...