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Dissent in Russia
Dissent in Russia
All Press Is Not Good Press in Russia

Not even the Olympics slow down Putin from tightening his repressive grip on the Russian press. The broadcaster Ekho Moskvy (Echo Moscow), considered one of Russia’s last remaining bastions of journalistic independence, has had its longtime director Yuri Fedutinov replaced by an editor from the state-run media Voice of Russia.

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brave new world

We need to carefully think through a lot of our assumptions about gender roles, and build kinds of educational and social systems to help our boys succeed.

Theft in Broad Daylight

This is not your everyday bank failure in Russia.

Asia's Game of Thrones

As he heads to Japan, Duterte is once again denouncing U.S. military involvement in the Pacific. Can Tokyo push back?

The Cracks Start to Widen

Again, the question supporters of the law will have to answer centers on sustainability: is the health system that Obamacare establishes something that can really last?

Crude Economics

That OPEC production cut is going to have to fall on the Saudis’ shoulders—if it’s to happen at all.

Egypt in Turmoil

The West is ignoring an ongoing crisis in Egypt, as painful austerity measures stoke outrage against the Sisi government.

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