Arkady Babchenko was shot in the back while returning home from the grocery store
Godard gets stiffed. Ukrainian gets punched. Spike Lee’s KKK Disneyland. And more from the Croisette.
Czech Republic Denies Asylum to Russian Convicted of Mentioning the USSR’s Collaboration With the Nazis
Another instance of historical revisionism in Putin’s Russia
Cannes Diary, Episode 2: Harvey Weinstein Is Gone. Lars von Trier Returns. Kurdish Women Fight Alongside Han Solo.
Israeli offerings at the celebrated film festival are lackluster, and even the oligarchs seem cowed in a glamour industry facing its reckoning
In the wake of an explosive New York Times article, new questions—and few answers—arise
The allegedly dead “Don of Odessa,” Aleksandr Angert, is making headlines again
Including, sadly, Marine Le Pen, who was heckled by protestors and quit the rally shortly after her arrival
A mafioso mayor, a former president, and the Russian Bear all contribute to the state’s political’s turmoil, but the people seem resilient in the face of uncertainty
Accusing the Jews of all of history’s ills, the essay is an alarming departure from Moscow’s past philo-Semitic positions
A bishop close to Putin claims Czar Nicholas II may have been killed in a ritual slaying, a century-old canard blaming the Jews for regicide
The Trump and Clinton campaigns both had ties to Russian political proxies
Or is the whole thing just Vladimir Putin, trolling freely?
Putin Uses a Wave of Cyber-Attacks and a Political Assassination in Ukraine to Send a Message to the West
Military intelligence officer killed by car bomb in Kiev
Ill and now missing from the scene, Alexandr Angert leaves a volatile power void in the Russo-Ukrainian underworld
Protesters flock to numerous pro-Russia marches commemorating the Soviet Union’s victory over Nazi Germany
The case of Boris Steckler, a war hero accused of killing a Nazi collaborator, is the latest salvo in the Ukrainian government’s memory wars
Exhibitions in Paris and Vienna put the Jewish composer and painter’s creative and personal life in perspective
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