So much for the classics; time to break open the juicy stuff

 

The book includes analysis of Moscow’s support of right-wing, ultranationalist and extremist organizations in Europe, how they are funded and used in the West, and Russia’s propaganda machine and the main arguments of Russian propaganda spread by “Putin’s friends” in Europe. 

 

Whether through poems or novels, essays or opera librettos, Marcel Beyer [in photo] has continually pursued his exploration of language; the author "masters the epic panorama just as well as poetic microscopy," declared the jury of the award.

 

Sean Guillory and James Harris discuss one of the more interesting – and certainly one of the bloodiest periods – of Soviet history in “From Great Fear to the Great Terror”

 

The documentary "Liberating a Continent" is a subtly provocative refutation of what our secularized elites believe about what truly drives history and how Christianity impacts the world.

 

Photo: Saint John Paul II

 

The 13 Clocks 2016/6/18 20:53:30

The New York Review of Books features a very special book by a very special writer:

 

The 13 Clocks, by James Thurber, introduction by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Marc Simont

The Wars of Vladimir Putin 2016/6/7 14:47:11

There was no Orwell of the Ukrainian revolution, but readers of Schlögel and Pieniążek will get something like the everyday grit and political insight of Homage to Catalonia. Pieniążek risked his life to see what he saw, as did other brave and talented Western journalists.”

 

 

Pozdrowienia z Noworosji [Greetings from Novorossiya]

by Paweł Pieniążek

Warsaw: Krytyka Polityczna, 240 pp., zł34.90

 

Entscheidung in Kiew. Ukrainische Lektionen [Decision in Kiev: Ukrainian Lessons]

by Karl Schlögel

Munich: Carl Hanser, 352 pp., €21.90

 

Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia 

by Peter Pomerantsev

PublicAffairs, 241 pp., $25.99

 

Photo: Vladimir Putin at an ice-skating event in Sochi, Russia, before the Olympics, April 2013 [Photo credit: Thomas Dworzak/Magnum Photos]

 

Analyst: “We affirm our positive stance on Metinvest’s bonds and we will review our target price, subject to an update soon.”

 

The Apostle printed by Ivan Fedorov in 1574, disappeared on May 10 from the Ancient and Rare Books Section of the National Library of Ukraine

 

General Sir Richard Shirreff attacks the demise of Britain's standing in the world

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