How the once-sturdy institutions of our democracy—the press, the intelligence community, political parties—have been used to legitimize a conspiracy theory, and why those theories are so hard to disprove
Protesters flock to numerous pro-Russia marches commemorating the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany
Serhiy Leshchenko publicized documents allegedly revealing an effort by Trump’s former campaign manager to cover up payments he received from a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine
Rival Ukrainian government factions also have their reasons for dropping dirt on the former campaign manager and consultant to the underbelly of world governance
A trip to the ‘old’ circus with imaginary Jewish clowns
Sana Krasikov’s ‘boldly imagined’ new novel sees Russia as a place where it is impossible to keep your hands clean
The wife of Vladimir Putin’s press secretary co-performed a routine dressed in stripes and a six-pointed star on Russia’s ice-equivalent to ‘Dancing With the Stars’
The departure of Russia, South Africa, and others from the supra-national body could have serious implications for Israel and the world
Defending champion Magnus Carlsen has his hands full with his pugnacious challenger, Sergey Karjakin of Russia, who badly wants to bring a title back home
The Ukrainian government announced this week a new statue dedicated to a controversial nationalist. Elsewhere, scores of Lenin monuments are being torn down. But Soviet nostalgia remains ubiquitous.
Tracing the suspicious-looking, and messy, ties between a Ukrainian oligarch, an elections-information firm, and the GOP candidate’s former campaign manager
The geopolitics that links Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama, Bashar al-Assad, Hezbollah, and the Jewish State
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu visited Moscow this week, where he met with Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflict in Syria and receive a once-captured IDF tank
Days into the so-called ‘cessation of hostilities’ in Syria, opposition and governmental forces are already pointing fingers at each other
Goldin, the fallen Israeli officer, was kidnapped just hours into an American-brokered ceasefire in 2014. If American credibility in Syria and beyond is to mean anything, Goldin’s body must be returned to his family.
By looking broadly at early Soviet photography and film in ‘The Power of Pictures,’ a new exhibit turns away from Soviet Jews and their specific struggle to avoid being lost to history
It’s an accomplished retelling of an American classic, but Vesna Goldsworthy’s new novel ‘Gorsky’ is missing one key character
It’s not age but his sexuality, the Archpriest reportedly said, and the marginalizing connection is depressingly familiar
What is Russia up to in the Middle East?