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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.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Feb 24,2020
NEW YORK — “In just three short years,” US President Donald Trump declared in his recent State of the Union (SOTU) address, “we have shattered the mentality of American decline and we have rejected the downsizing of America’s destiny.” This baseless pronouncement, more propa
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Jan 06,2020
MOSCOW — For an armchair warrior like US President Donald Trump, who received five deferments from serving in Vietnam, assassinations must look like a foreign-policy silver bullet.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Oct 30,2019
NEW YORK — In the 1960s, the dissident poet Alexander Galich wrote about the mute complicity of Soviet apparatchiks in Joseph Stalin’s crimes, notably the Great Purges in which millions were detained or died in the Gulag.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - Jul 27,2019
MOSCOW — US President Donald Trump’s recent declaration that four Democratic congresswomen of colour, Ayanna Pressley, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, should “go back” to their countries was another reminder of his blatant racism and sexism.
By Nina L. Khrushcheva - May 01,2019
KYIV — In the 2000s, The West Wing was everybody’s favourite television show about an aspirational US administration, one that fought terrorism without waging war on an entire region or religion, refused to trample on the rule of law and generally made decisions that were in the



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