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A crisis to remember

(This piece originally appeared on Russia Beyond the Headlines) I was eight when the Cuban Missile Crisis happened. Believe it or not, I remember it well.  For a kid of my age, I was remarkably interested in politics, and reading newspapers … Continue reading

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A baby step in the right direction

There are different ways to treat Saturday’s massive protest action in Moscow called to challenge the results of the obviously rigged Dec. 4 Duma elections.  The members and supporters of the United Russia party accused the opposition in “splitting the … Continue reading

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