What it means to be Black in Russia is an understudied topic. This is primarily due to the fact that the Black population in Russia is minuscule, making up an estimated .03% of the Russian population. In an interview with ...

The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual international songwriting competition between European states (and Australia). The competition’s popularity across Europe and beyond has made it a staple of European pop culture, where each country can showcase its cultural heritage through ...

This article was originally published on March 8, 2014. Thomas D. Armstrong Recent op-eds have labeled Putin as a mastermind or a megalomaniac fool. I am of the opinion that Putin is a megalomaniac mastermind exploiting a disempowered US. However, ...

On Feb. 21, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed his citizens about the “fundamental threats” the west poses with the expansion of NATO to Eastern Europe and Ukraine. Three days later, Putin launched his invasion of Ukraine. What started as ...

As the war in Ukraine ensues, Georgia looks back to its own war with Russia. Although the 2008 Russo-Georgian War lasted only five days, the war and its aftermath impacted the rights of the Georgian people, the sovereignty of the ...

Feeling the crushing impacts of Western sanctions over recent years, Vladimir Putin has had to look elsewhere for political and economic influence. To do this, the Kremlin employs coordinated disinformation campaigns in several African countries. Using tested proxies that indirectly ...

The recent Russian invasion of Ukraine has shocked the world, both for its indiscriminate violence against civilians and for Russian President Vladimir Putin’s blatant disregard for national sovereignty. Yet, not every region of the world has reacted to the events ...

On Feb. 24, Russia launched their highly anticipated, yet much dreaded, invasion of Ukraine. The entire world was quickly brought into the conflict: state governments made calculated promises of aid and commercial companies halted operations in Russia as sanctions were ...

By Bea Heard and Rudra Saigal As relations between the United States and Russia grow hostile amidst the invasion of Ukraine, India is caught between two of its most powerful allies. Long-held historical and military ties with Russia make it ...

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, former NHL goaltender Dominik Hasek called the NHL to “immediately suspend contracts for all Russian players” in a Twitter thread. He wrote, “Every athlete represents not only himself and his club, but ...