Susanne Sternthal is a writer living in Moscow. She has a ph. d. from Columbia University in political science and has published a book on Gorbachev's reforms
Optimism in diversity? Moscow’s March of Millions
Despite a heavy riot police presence, a spirit of optimism and unity was tangible at Moscow’s ‘March of Millions’...
Putin’s anti-American campaign
This Sunday Russians elect their new president in an election Putin is virtually certain to win. Putin's campaign...
Let history be judged: the lesson of Perm-36
The collapse of the USSR in 1991 led to historical reconsideration, but unlike in Germany or South Africa, there has...