Dr. Zhivago’s CIA Connection and the Pope

‘The Zhivago Affair’ is a detailed reconstruction of one of the most fascinating of the Cold War’s cultural skirmishes

How Sweet, Smart Kids Under Occupation Come To Worship Militants

In the heart of Kashmir, where happiness was a warm AK-47, the weapon was my voice, and my dream

Ghosts of Soviet Holocaust Cinema Finally Escape From the Censors’ Files

Long-lost and suppressed classics with complicated depictions of the Shoah have found a revivalist champion

The Afterlife of a Russian Bard

The influence of Vladimir Vysotsky, who would have been 75 this week, reaches far beyond his homeland

Atomic Bombshell

New research uncovers a link between Freud’s inner circle and the Soviet atomic bomb

The Cold War’s Arab Spring: How the Soviets Created Today’s Middle East

Stolen Kremlin records show how the Soviets, including Gorbachev, created many of today’s Middle East conflicts

Daybreak: Kennedy Saved Refusenik Baby

Memories of Lodz, a blind date peace plan, and more in the news

About-Face

Whittaker Chambers, Lionel Trilling and the anti-Communist turn

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