Category Archives: Russia

It’s the Kremlin Calling, Mr. President

Last week’s tumultuous events in Helsinki reminded me that American Presidents have always had complicated relationships with their Russian counterparts. After Nikita Khrushchev was so suddenly deposed by the Kremlin, humorist Art Buchwald imagined this bit of clever trans-Atlantic dialogue … Continue reading

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Book Review: You Are One of Them

Some writers have this wondrous, chilling knack of painting word pictures that are just SO FASCINATING. I think Elliott Holt does it about as well as Stephen King, and this very readable adventure is punctuated with such spot-on observations and … Continue reading

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