: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: New Republic (USA)

    Why Stalin Starved Ukraine
    Nov22

    Why Stalin Starved Ukraine

    History is a battleground, perennially fought over, endlessly contested. Nowhere does this aphorism hold true more than in Russia. A majority of Russians recently voted Joseph Stalin the “most outstanding person” in world history (followed, naturally, by current President Vladimir Putin). No longer the monster of the gulags and purges that killed...

    The Audacity of Joe Biden
    Nov18

    The Audacity of Joe Biden

    PROMISE ME, DAD: A YEAR OF HOPE, HARDSHIP, AND PURPOSE by Joe BidenFlatiron Books, 272 pages, $27.00Joe Biden’s memoir Promise Me, Dad is many things. It is a snapshot of a painful period of Biden’s life, as his son, Beau, fights a highly aggressive form of brain cancer and eventually dies in June of 2015. It’s a powerful look...

    How Ukraine Got Caught Between East and West
    Nov07

    How Ukraine Got Caught Between East and West

    In October 1994, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, Borys Tarasyuk, came to Washington. There he met with Deputy Secretary of State, Strobe Talbott, with whom Tarasyuk raised the question of NATO enlargement. Tarasyuk noted Moscow’s growing discontent about NATO. In the event of enlargement, what was the American vision for Ukraine, Tarasyuk...

    Weaken From Within
    Nov02

    Weaken From Within

    Let us review, if only in brief, some of the facts as they are presently understood. Two years ago, a shadowy company based in Russia called the Internet Research Agency began buying Facebook ads in bulk. An estimated 11.4 million people across the United States saw these ads, both before and after the U.S. presidential election. Many millions...

    Trump’s “No Collusion” Defense Is Falling Apart
    Oct31

    Trump’s “No Collusion” Defense Is Falling Apart

    For nearly a year now, “no collusion” has been a kind of mantra for President Donald Trump and his administration. Trump and other White House officials have tried to muddy the waters of the Russia investigation by arguing that it is a partisan witch hunt and that Hillary Clinton was the real colluder—but “no collusion” has always been the...

    Why Democracy Didn’t Work in Russia
    Oct27

    Why Democracy Didn’t Work in Russia

    The photographer Ivan Sigal documented post-Soviet life in Moscow during the 1990s.In 1997, Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, the Clinton administration’s lead official on all matters Russia, gave a speech at Stanford University on American policy toward Moscow. He admitted, in not so many words, that persuading the erratic...

    Why Democracy Didn’t Work in Russia
    Oct27

    Why Democracy Didn’t Work in Russia

    The photographer Ivan Sigal documented post-Soviet life in Moscow during the 1990s.In 1997, Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbott, the Clinton administration’s lead official on all matters Russia, gave a speech at Stanford University on American policy toward Moscow. He admitted, in not so many words, that persuading the erratic...

    Club Fed
    Oct23

    Club Fed

    When Robert Mueller was tapped to investigate Russian meddling in last year’s presidential election, white-collar defense attorneys in Washington pumped their fists and readied their invoices. Donald Trump and his inner circle have hit up practically every white-shoe law firm in town: Covington & Burling, Miller & Chevalier, Morgan...

    How to Break Up a Country Without Creating Havoc
    Oct16

    How to Break Up a Country Without Creating Havoc

    Earlier this month, voters in the autonomous Spanish region of Catalonia overwhelmingly approved a controversial referendum to secede from the country, though the consequence of the vote remains unclear. In an address to the Catalan Parliament, the region’s president and separatist leader, Carles Puigdemont, simultaneously declared...

    Made in America
    Oct11

    Made in America

    The New Hope Fertility Center occupies two floors in a sleek office building across from Central Park, a block from the Trump International Hotel. Upstairs, couples who want children but are struggling to conceive sit in a well-appointed waiting room. On the wall, an LCD monitor cycles through a presentation of the clinic’s specialties: in...

    Page 1 of 10

    Pin It on Pinterest