In times of turmoil, Russians turn to their great writers for inspiration. One of those writers is Mikhail Bulgakov, who died 75 years ago. Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin liked some of Bulgakov's work, but considered most of it too dangerous to ... Austin American Statesman, 1 week ago
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Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the publication of the revelatory new translation of Ivan Turgenev 's A Month in the Country, by renowned playwright Richard Nelson and foremost Russian translators Richard Pevear and Larissa ...Broadway World, 3 days ago
Readers plunging into Stephen Kotkin’s Stalin: Paradoxes of Power expecting a detailed dissection of the cobbler’s son and seminarian from Georgia who evolved into the monster called Stalin may be disconcerted to find that, as a boy ...Deccan Herald, 1 week ago
Some of the most memorable, enduring literature has been inspired by history's bloodiest eras the French Revolution, trench warfare in World War I, the Spanish Civil War, the Nazi killings, the partition of India and its dangerous dislocations, the ...Millennium Post, 1 week ago A time of pervasive and lethal paranoia: The Stalin era in fiction ProKerala.com, 2 weeks ago
, just as two dozen or so patrons were settling into their seats at a purposefully ramshackle basement theater in central Moscow to watch a film about the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, police officials and a television crew entered the hall, declared ...MSNBC Newsweek, 2 weeks ago
January 9, 2015 A new play at the Dramatyczny Theater aims to grasp the essence of Russia as a state of mind that has both fascinated and frightened Western Europe for centuries. Entitled The Russian Contract, the play is based on Epifan Locks, ...Warsaw Voice, 2 weeks ago
Thousands of opposition supporters defied freezing temperatures and a ban on protests Tuesday night to condemn the fraud conviction of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in the boldest display in years of discontent with the leadership of President ...Social Dashboard, 4 weeks ago Thousands brave cold in Moscow to protest Alexei Navalny sentence - Los Angeles Times Social Dashboard, 4 weeks ago
By More by If one was ushered into a room full of the best paintings on earth and told to choose the most beautiful, he or she would find the task quite difficult. He would see a painting that puts him on the hill of happiness with its brightness ...Daily Nation, 1 month ago
The record bond issue by OAO Rosneft last week isn't connected to the collapse of the ruble, said Igor Sechin , the head of Russia's largest oil producer and one of President Vladimir Putin 's closest confidantes. Speculation that the central ...Bloomberg, 1 month ago
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What made the young cleric, an intellectual capable of considerable compassion toward atheists, turn into a torturer of dissident writers, poets, scholars, and students? It's not an unimportant question. It was to Khamenei that Barack Obama started ...Foundation for Defense of Democracies, 1 month ago
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