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Sean Guillory

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Russian Intellectuals Make Bolshevik Revolution a Virtual Reality, Repeating 100-Year-Old Mistakes

At a time when Russia favors smooth historical narratives, it's difficult to say how the Kremlin will apply a narratological suture over one of the most fractious moments in history.

After Months of Protest, Russian Coal Miners Finally Get Paychecks

It took a months-long protest and a hunger strike, but miners in Russia’s Rostov region are finally getting paid.

One of Russia's Richest Men May Be Its Most Tortured Patriot

Since he landed on an American sanctions list, life has gotten tough for Gennady Timchenko, one of Putin's closest allies. But the oligarch, a Finnish citizen, considers Russia his home.

Are the West's Sanctions Against Russia Tough Enough?

The West has hit Russia with the toughest sanctions yet, signaling that it is finally getting serious about Russia’s continued support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. Are they enough?

With All Eyes on Ukraine, Russia Dumps Its “Toxic” Leftists in Prison

A judge has sentenced 2 leftist activists who were at the forefront of Russia's 2011-2012 protests to 4.5 years in prison for organizing mass riots in March 2012.

The Death and Gloom of Donetsk and Gaza

How did RuNet users react to the twin events of July 17, the downing of Malaysian Flight MH17, and the beginning of Israel’s ground assault into the Gaza Strip?

Putin Tells Rabbis that Goebbels Was “Talented”

Vladimir Putin recently called Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Minister of Propaganda, as a “talented man” in the meeting with an international delegation of rabbis.

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