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Missing from most Western accounts is how Gorbachev’s thinking was both socialist and liberal
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As Ukraine fights to protect its independence, the Russian president uses familiar rhetoric to deny Ukrainians the...
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Political violence, surging ethnonationalism, economic stagnation: the US today resembles the Soviet Union just...
Published in: oDRDmitri Prigov: “great Russian poet”, postmodern artist, incarcerated “madman”
From self-styled “great Russian poet” to conceptual performance artist, Dmitri Prigov (1940 – 2007) was a...