Can the Kremlin's Bizarre Sci-Fi Tell Us What Russia Really Wants?
Over the past five years, Vladimir Putin’s presidential aide has been publishing fiction under an alias. Desperate for answers, commentators are trying hard to find some meaning in all of the madness.
ZunZuneo: Do Former Users Care That It Was Secretly Built by USAID?
Our criticism of the U.S. government's covert or "discreet" funding of communication channels like ZunZuneo or Radio Free Europe presumes that they try to seed something non-native.
The Role ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Could Play in the Crisis in Ukraine
The nostalgic dreams this timely film rouses can provide an antidote against the next foreseeable bout of “Ukraine fatigue.”
What Red Deer Tell Us About Our Dangerous Iron Curtain Obsession
The way the media mishandled a years-old story about the behavior of wildlife where Germany and the Czech Republic meet feeds and legitimizes many people’s visions of impermeable physical borders or solid inter-ethnic lines.