Though these assaults are not unique to the Russian military, it is very much rooted in a longer history of Russian sexual violence as a tool of war.
Nixon long portrayed himself as a victim of the press. However, from the 1952 Checkers speech to his post-presidency PR offensives, Nixon proved himself an able manipulator of the media.
There are many, many embarrassing photos of me during my teen years, but one of the biggest was […]
May 1945, just six months after my husband Hal was born, World War II in Europe ended. However, […]
We here at Tropics of Meta–and our sister podcast Doomed to Repeat–have been thinking about Russia for a […]
Years ago, I was in a stupid bar on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. We used to […]
Zinaïda Gippius (1869–1945) was a leading and founding figure of Russian Symbolism, the dominant literary and cultural movement in […]
Over the next several weeks Rutgers’s James McGavran will be joining us to share his translations of major Russian […]