In a darkened room, Soviet officials study a video monitor anxiously. It displays the roofs of Chernobyl, which are littered with radioactive graphite that are the latest in a long series of complications faced in the effort to contain the seismic threat of the recent nuclear meltdown. Two of the roofs are relatively less irradiated, […]
David Lazzam explores the cultural growth that has emerged in Russian cuisine since the fall of the Soviet Union.
After 49 years of ruling, Fidel Castro’s Cuba fell short of becoming a socialist miracle. Konstantinos Efthymiou writes a short brief on Fidel Castro in the aftermath of his fascinating life
In the wake of a historic change in Russia’s Victory Day Parade, Marissa Young reflects on the history and current condition of women in the Russian armed forces.
To understand the resistance to feminism in Eastern Europe, it is important to examine the evolution of the international women’s movement agenda against the backdrop of Cold War tensions.