Tags » Russia

Road. by Khazov

Mountain Altai. Russia.

As Seen on 500px – April 28, 2015 at 12:06AM

Travel

3 Women Jailed In Russia For Twerking Near WWII Memorial

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in southern Russia has sentenced three young women to brief jail terms for making a video showing them twerking next to a World War II memorial. 138 more words

Features

Fear of Vladimir Putin, Islamists and immigration see new iron curtains constructed once again across Europe

Joseph Charlton writes for The Independent:

‘The “Great Wall of Ukraine” looks nothing like its nickname suggests. It boasts no stone, brick or tampered earth, you can’t walk along it, and there is little chance (one would hope) that parts of it will remain standing 2,000 years from now. 323 more words

Middle East & North Africa

The Case for US-Russian Parity: Interview with Stephen Cohen

Editor’s Note: Stephen Cohen is Professor Emeritus of Russian Studies and Politics at NYU and Princeton, and he is a contributing editor to The Nation. He is also the author of ‘ 186 more words

USA

The Transition of Russian Agriculture

In the early 2000’s Russia took the world by storm when they rose to the top of the supply and demand chain of the agricultural world. 427 more words

30 Day Blog Challenge

The True Character of the Russian People

A number of years ago I made my first of many visits to Russia. At the time my ability to speak Russian was limited, but after landing in St Petersburg I had managed to negotiate customs and find my way to the nearest Metro station. 1,689 more words

Donbass