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Елена

Elena (Zvyagintsev, 2011) It can be easy, as a distant observer, to watch Russian film with an eye out for remnants of the old Soviet order. We are so used to thinking in terms of a society governed by a

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Елена

Elena (Zvyagintsev, 2011) It can be easy, as a distant observer, to watch Russian film with an eye out for remnants of the old Soviet order. We are so used to thinking in terms of a society governed by a

Russia, Putin & the Georgian War

Norma Percy’s documentary on the rule of Vladimir Putin gains in stature each week. Of course, it has not been without its critics, who dismiss it as pro-Putin propaganda and have sent the programme’s consultant, Angus Roxburgh, into a spin.

Russia, Putin & the Georgian War

Norma Percy’s documentary on the rule of Vladimir Putin gains in stature each week. Of course, it has not been without its critics, who dismiss it as pro-Putin propaganda and have sent the programme’s consultant, Angus Roxburgh, into a spin.

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know

Russia is corrupt, Silvio Berlusconi’s late-night amusements do not consist of hot-chocolate and Jane Austen novels and Kazakhstani officials are big fans of Elton John. Granted, the last point came as something of a shock, but the general consensus on

Tell Me Something I Don’t Know

Russia is corrupt, Silvio Berlusconi’s late-night amusements do not consist of hot-chocolate and Jane Austen novels and Kazakhstani officials are big fans of Elton John. Granted, the last point came as something of a shock, but the general consensus on

Man on Wire

Wittingly or not, Miliband’s visit has raised two uncomfortable debates at a time when they could least be afforded.

Man on Wire

Wittingly or not, Miliband’s visit has raised two uncomfortable debates at a time when they could least be afforded.