Reflexions on the Tripartite

Marjorie Farquharson The 1976 Tripartite Conference was held in the Quaker Centre at Ben Lomond, Northern California. This is the … More

The Caryatids Speak

by Marjorie FARQUHARSON (1980) The first feminist journal has appeared unofficially in the Soviet Union. It is called Zhenshchina i … More

Khrushchev in retirement

By Roy MEDVEDEV (1979) On 2 October 1964, shortly after his meeting with Sukarno, Nikita Sergeevich Khrushchev flew south for … More

Diary: After the Dictator

by Farid TUKHBATULLIN (2007) The inauguration of the new president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov, on 14 February this year excited the world … More

Muslims on Faked Charges

Yelena RYABININA and Svetlana GANNUSHKINA, The Civic Assistance Committee (2005) In many Russian regions there is currently a concerted drive … More

Media as Mouthpiece

Alexei SIMONOV (2005) After a decade of freedom, the government has taken the national media firmly back under its wing. … More