As the Russian leader tightens his grip on the region, who will be the last to flee the fighting?
The post-Soviet, postmodern illiberal kleptocracy as a harbinger and warning bell for—the West?
A Q&A with the Right Sector Parliamentarian Borislav Bereza
Because they want the same things that teenage boys want: a strong sense of meaning and purpose
She was an enforcer of liberal morality in the face of cultish leader worship in the former Soviet Union. Who can take up her mantle?
New novel ‘The Betrayers’ boldly places at its center the most famous refusenik and all he represents for Soviet Jewry
Letters from the besieged city in Ukraine, from which Jews are making plans to flee civil unrest and political turmoil
New novels in English by Soviet émigrés navigate the line between immigrant memoir and true fiction
Ravaged by allegations of widespread corruption, FIFA—world soccer’s controlling body—focuses on Israel
Compares Russian leader’s annexation of Crimea to Nazi invasion of Poland
Soviet dissident and Freedom Prize winner Josef Zissels becomes a Ukrainian Jew
The backlash against a finance minister’s recent remarks exposes a weakness in Germany’s embrace of their unique legacy
A visit to Kiev’s Jewish institutions reveals Jews there are less concerned about their neighbors at home than the bully next door
Attacks Jewish leadership for condemning Putin’s actions in Crimea
Berel Lazar, who has close ties with Putin, seen in audience at Kremlin event
Century-old Soviet method of legitimizing national self-determination lives on
The Kremlin’s interests in the region are deep—and it may see an opportunity to gain leverage in the current crisis
Jewish residents think about fleeing—if they have anywhere to go
But now the country’s Jewish community is divided between those lining up with Moscow and those joining the revolution in Kiev
Cites Ukraine’s appointment of oligarchs as governors as reason for unrest
Links passports issued to Russians in Crimea to Nazi population transfers
Jews in Kiev say the protests were about democracy; others in Odessa believe the Maidan was full of Nazis. Now what?
How Abby Martin’s on-air jab at Russian intervention in Crimea helps Putin
Jews have lived in the area since ancient times, and leaders from Catherine the Great to Stalin encouraged their settlement there
Russia has likened the protests to pogroms, but Jews have joined the movement because what’s at stake is an independent future
The Jewish master is as Russian as a Big Mac
Worried bubbe leaves best pre-Olympics voicemail ever
Russia is eager to hide its abominable persecution of gays behind Olympic pomp. We mustn’t let it.
The Soviet Jewish émigré and the founder of an American organization for LGBT Russian-speakers says, ‘We’re all activists now’
A new history and film remind amnesiac Russia of the individual lives shattered and disfigured by Stalinist oppression