Warlord by the nickname "Motorola" with his wife in Crimea. Photo provided by: Vladimir Garanchuk.

Donbass Warlords: Behind The Polished Public Images

With Ukraine getting a lion’s share of attention in the worldwide media these days, there seems to be no lack ...

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A Soviet poster: 'In capitalist countries this is the way of the talent, in our country of socialism - we give way to the talent', approx. 1960's.

The New Cold War and Why It’s Fine

Published with permission from ISTORIYA Ltd. These days I’m often being asked whether economic sanctions imposed by the West will ...

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La Nef des fous (Jheronimus Bosch), c. 1500

Happy Faces on Facebook or Endless Childhood (Part I)

There is no doubt that rapid development of social media in the recent years has introduced a number of rather ...

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