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By Brad Terrace Oxford- Last Friday, February 10th, students at Miami University’s campus in Oxford, Ohio had a unique opportunity to Skype with two journalists living in Russia. The two journalists, Matthew Bodner and Alexey Kovalev, talked with the students … Continue reading
Students in Irina Anisimova’s Spring 2016 class, RUS 250, are blogging about contemporary issues in Russian culture. Check out their posts here: http://russian-culture-politics.blogspot.com/
http://top.rbc.ru/society/20/11/2014/546df708cbb20f5cce880c1f Putin spoke about the dangers of an “anti-people mentality”, which leads to the spread of extremism. Everybody – parties, universities, NGOs, mass-media – should unite against it. Extremism, he warns, is used as a geopolitical tool through color revolutions. … Continue reading
http://www.vedomosti.ru/finance/news/34355561/vshe-rossijskaya-ekonomika-vse-bystree-dvizhetsya-po Higher School of Economics in its bi-weekly bulletin “Comments on Government and Business” claims that the Russian economy is heading toward crisis. http://top.rbc.ru/politics/07/10/2014/5433a16dcbb20f73439f9725 Sergey Aleksashenko leaves the board of HSE “Comments on Government and Business” bulletin due to pressure … Continue reading
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/oct/02/russia-student-exchange-us-ends-gay-couple-asylum Russia ends US student exchange in part over ‘friendly relations’ of gay men (Eng) http://www.vedomosti.ru/politics/news/34028431/sekretnye-soldaty Ministry of Defence refused to answer MP Dmitry Gudkov, who sent a request for information about Russian soldiers who died in Eastern Ukraine http://www.khodorkovsky.com/featured-articles/khodorkovskys-speech-at-the-freedom-house-awards/ … Continue reading
A weekly summary of major news stories from reliable Russian sources. They are intended to provide an understanding of the current agenda in Russia. *A majority of the articles are in Russian. http://top.rbc.ru/economics/23/09/2014/950788.shtml The new law introduced to Duma will allow those, … Continue reading