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Ukraine Declares Martial Law and Putin Claims that Kiev Could Get Away With ‘Eating Babies’

 

Days after a Russian naval vessel rammed a Ukrainian ship and detained the sailors onboard

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Ukraine’s Capital Names a ‘Nemtsov Square’ After Slain Leader of Russian Opposition

Kiev’s city council passed the measure after a long campaign to honor Boris Nemtsov, a staunch supporter of Ukraine’s Euromaidan revolution

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The Crisis of Constantinople

After millennia, the Russian and Ukrainian Orthodox churches are splitting apart, fracturing the unity of Constantinople and possibly escalating the war between the two nations

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Seven Strings Over Iowa

How the center of a Russian-guitar culture ended up in the American Midwest, under the stewardship of its greatest enthusiast

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A Ban on Russian Books

The largest city in Western Ukraine votes to ban Russian-language cultural products

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Israeli Team Heads to Moscow

An Israeli delegation will share evidence about the accidental shootdown of a Russian jet by Syrian air defense forces

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Russia Backs Off Blaming Israel for Downed Jet

Syrian forces shooting down a Russian jet may not be Israel’s fault after all

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Ukraine Barks at the Russian Bear

Are symbolic threats involving bears a sign of bigger escalations to come between Ukraine and Russia?

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The Generation That Shaped Our Understanding of the 20th Century Is Gone

The scholars, historians, and political advisers who shaped the West’s understanding of Nazi Germany, the Soviet Union, and the Islamist Middle East, make way now for—what?

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Putin’s New Rules for the Golan Heights

The idea of a new status quo in which Iran entrenches itself in Syria while Russia positions itself as an honest broker should be a strategic nightmare for Israel

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Keith Gessen’s ‘A Terrible Country’ Is Pretty Great

Bookworm: 2018 Russia, 2008 Russia, 19th-century Russia, and America all star in the new novel by the author of ‘All the Sad Young Literary Men’

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Off the Rails in Birobidzhan

Anything for a vegetable in the Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Siberia

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Israel Is Losing the Social Media War

Why military supremacy is no longer enough for a Jewish state fighting on asymmetric fronts against nonstate actors with the ability to shape public perceptions and war narratives

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G7 and the End of Days

Gorbachev dismantled his country’s empire. He was either visionary or crazy. Is Donald Trump now doing the same to America’s global hegemony? If so, why?

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Russian Journalist Critical of Putin Assassinated in Kiev

Arkady Babchenko was shot in the back while returning home from the grocery store

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The Post-Election Ruminations of Vladimir Putin

It’s good to be the czar

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Putin and the Jews? It’s Complicated.

The Russian president is a proven philo-Semite. He’s also not above using the Jews to take shots at political enemies.

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Robert Mueller’s Beltway Cover-Up

By using the justice system as a political weapon, Mueller and his supporters in both parties are confirming what many Americans already believe: We are not all equal under one law.

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Growing Up Gay in Christian Russia

Today on Jewcy: An immigrant finding solace in Judaism.

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Prominent Russian Website Publishes Virulent Anti-Semitic Screed

Accusing the Jews of all of history’s ills, the essay is an alarming departure from Moscow’s past philo-Semitic positions

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Have ‘Left’ and ‘Right’ Outlived Their Meaning?

And are we now on the eve of the emergence of a new, Fifth International?

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The Jews Who Stabbed Germany in the Back

Seventy-nine years after Kristallnacht, ‘A Deadly Legacy,’ a new history of German Jewish soldiers during World War I, traces the origins of the European scapegoating that would engulf the continent some years later

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How America Helped Make Vladimir Putin Dictator for Life

Did the U.S. choose to ignore the source of 1999 bombings that propelled the security-agency bureaucrat to the top post he has never relinquished?

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Was Iran Behind the Recent Violence on the Temple Mount?

The latest campaign against Israel has all the hallmarks of an Islamic Republic operation

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News-For-Hire Scandal Deepens: ‘Fusion GPS’ Sleazy Venezuela Links Shed New Light on Trump Dossier

News of the News: an oppo-research-for-hire outfit of former reporters tries to seed stories in the American press for global clients

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Trump, You’re No Rosenberg

The president’s latest whopper ignores anti-Semitism, actual history.

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The Watergate Comparison

Why Trump is no Nixon, and why this political scandal is so much worse than that one

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America’s Descent Into Middle Eastern-Style Conspiracy-Theory Madness

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

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‘Make Birobidzhan Gay Again’

Dispatch from the inaugural Brighton Beach Pride Parade in south Brooklyn

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