SOURCE: NY Times
A historian, he was asked by the paper to judge whether a correspondent’s Pulitzer Prize should be revoked because of biased reporting. He said it should be.
SOURCE: Washington Post
Their planes were rickety crop-dusters, but the Soviet women turned them into killing machines.
by Erik Moshe
A historian sees what happened in the past not as a set story, but as disparate bits of evidence that might or might not cohere enough to answer our questions.
SOURCE: Moscow Times
Some analysts have accused the Kremlin of using the new textbooks to promote its ideological agenda and crack down on academic freedom.
SOURCE: The National Interest
by Dimitri A. Simes
Sure, he's a repressive autocrat, but Putin hasn't killed millions of people.
Mark Lawrence Schrad, an assistant professor of political science at Villanova University, is the author of the forthcoming book “Vodka Politics: Alcohol, Autocracy, and the Secret History of the Russian State.”
MOSCOW — Grigory Chkhartishvili, the best-selling Russian writer known for his detective novels set in imperial Russia (written under the name Boris Akunin), and for his foray into opposition politics directed against Vladimir V. Putin announced that from now on he would devote himself to writing a multivolume history of Russia.“Some writers dream of becoming the new Tolstoy, others the new Chekhov,” he wrote on his blog on Wednesday. “It’s come time to acknowledge that I have always dreamt of becoming the new Karamzin,” he said, referring to Nikolai Karamzin, who wrote an early-19th-century 12-volume “History of the Russian State.” “I am no longer a crime novelist,” he declared....
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