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Morality is Subjective: Lise Birk Pedersen’s “Putin’s Kiss” Attempt to Give a Morality Tale about Contemporary Russian Politics

Danish director Lise Birk Pedersen’s “Putin’s Kiss” was a hit at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, nominated for a Grand Jury Prize for World Cinema. The […]

Russia, The WIP Talk

Anna Politkovskaya, ‘If Not Me, Then Who?’

by Alexandra Marie Daniels –USA– Someone tried to silence Anna Politkovskaya. An investigative journalist with a bleeding heart, she was assassinated on October 7, 2006 at […]

Arts & Culture, Chechnya, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Human Rights, Media, Politics & Democracy, Russia, Women's Rights

In Russia, Drug Use is Fueling AIDS Epidemic

Russia has one of the world’s most serious epidemics of injection drug-use, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNAIDS. It is estimated that Russia […]

HIV/AIDS, Russia, The WIP Talk

If There is Something to Desire:Interview with Russian Poet Vera Pavlova

by Anna Clark – USA – Why is the word yes so brief? It should be the longest, the hardest, so that you could not decide […]

Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Interviews, Language, Poetry, Russia

The Linguists: Searching for Endangered Languages Around the World

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Linguistics, the study of languages, is generally not interesting for people who are not linguists. Filming the daily work of […]

Americas, Arts & Culture, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Language, Russia, The World, United States

The Recent Russian and Chechen Elections: Putin and His Mafia Allies Control Both with an Iron Hand

by Nadezhda Banchik – USA – On December 3rd, Russia had yet another parliamentary election. Here in the US elections are a normal part of a […]

Chechnya, Corruption, Democracy, Elections, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Politics & Democracy, Russia