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Nina L. Khrushcheva
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Oct 31,2022
NEW YORK  —  Sixty years after the Cuban Missile Crisis, the world is again facing the specter of a nuclear confrontation.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Sep 10,2022
MOSCOW  —  One of Queen Elizabeth II’s final acts was to accept the resignation of disgraced prime minister Boris Johnson, the most mendacious and incompetent of the 15 prime ministers who led the United Kingdom during her 70-year reign.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Sep 01,2022
MOSCOW — “We all need to have perestroika,” Mikhail Gorbachev would often say. The Soviet Union’s last leader lived by that credo.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Aug 24,2022
MOSCOW — In 1949, five of the world’s greatest living writers, André Gide, Richard Wright, Ignazio Silone, Stephen Spender, and Arthur Koestler, and the American foreign correspondent Louis Fischer contributed essays to a collection called The God That Failed, in which they refle
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - May 30,2022
NEW YORK  —  This month, Andrei Sakharov, the Soviet nuclear physicist turned anti-nuclear activist and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, would have been 101.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Jun 13,2021
MOSCOW — As US President Joe Biden prepares to meet with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, the stakes might not seem all that high.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Apr 25,2021
NEW YORK — Leon Trotsky may not claim a mass following nowadays, but the revolutionary tactics that he pioneered remain very much in use, and not only by communists or in today’s Russia, where they are called “political technology”.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Mar 29,2021
MOSCOW — In the notorious case of Dred Scott v.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Jan 17,2021
WASHINGTON, DC  —  Since January 6, when a mob of Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the US Capitol, dozens of rioters have been charged with crimes.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Jan 09,2021
MOSCOW — The January 6 insurrection at the US Capitol lacked the gravitas of the storming of the Winter Palace, that much is certain.

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