Traveler, human rights defender, yogini, polyglot, wanderer, feminist, runner, thinker. Lover of Eastern Europe, Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus, but not only. Говорю по- русски, mówię po polsku a трохи украïнською.
Latest posts by Gina Lentine
14 March 2014
Russian-Internet users have been intensely curious about Khodorkovsky's reasons for appearing in Kiev. Indeed, many online speculate that his visit could indicate plans to launch a career in politics.
13 March 2014
20 February 2014
27 December 2013
4 December 2013
"Is there a Twitter plugin that can be used to cut out all the political commentators who, sitting in cozy Moscow cafes, discuss the fate of Ukraine?"
20 November 2013
14 November 2013
6 November 2013
Russians are no strangers to terrorism, but there's always something strange about every passing anniversary of the country's worst terrorist attacks.
23 October 2013
After his tumultuous guilty verdict and five-year prison sentence last July, a court recently suspended Alexey Navalny's sentence, leaving the Russian opposition's most prominent leader on probation but free.
10 October 2013
20 years after Russia's constitutional crisis, many bloggers criticizes Yeltsin's decision to fire on the Supreme Soviet, characterizing the moment in post-Soviet history as a turn for the worse.
4 October 2013
After a hard-fought campaign in Yekaterinburg, Evgeny Roizman has encountered a new challenge: pesky procedural complications in his confirmation by the local State Duma.