21 May 2015
Masha Gessen, Putin’s Victory Day, Not My Grandmother’s, has some interesting reflections on the evolution of Russia's World War II holiday. Plus, this is a great line: Putin, a this year's event, "was surrounded instead by friends from North Korea, Venezuela, China, Zimbabwe, and a handful of other countries."
07 May 2015
03 May 2015
Andrew Kramer, Ukraine Separatists Rewrite History of 1930s Famine. Seems to be a lot of this going on in Russia and now in the Russian-supported war in Ukraine.