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

"The global geo-economic playing field is now sharply tilting against the United States," write Blackwill and Harris, "and unless this is corrected, the price in blood and treasure for the United States will only grow."  

 

Degas Invents a New World 2016/4/24 17:51:31

Edgar Degas: A Strange New Beauty

an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York City, March 26–July 24, 2016

Catalog of the exhibition edited by Jodi Hauptman

Museum of Modern Art, 239 pp., $50.00

 

TONIGHT AT THE UKRAINIAN MUSEUM

Friday, April 22, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

FILM in remembrance of the 1986 Chornobyl nuclear disaster

THE RUSSIAN WOODPECKER, documentary, Russian w/English subtitles, Color, 80 mins

Doors open 6:30 pm

Admission $15; members, seniors – $10; students – $5

(includes gallery access, light reception)

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