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Nina Khrushcheva

As if things weren’t Badenov: Even in good times, Russians are villains in Hollywood

Aug 27 2014

Even when the Cold War was over, movie executives decided to ignore the memo. Russia may have been trying to leave behind its bad old days, but in the movies, Russians were still the bad guys.

Putin’s anti-American rhetoric now persuades his harshest critics

Jul 29 2014

People I know in Russia, members of the intelligentsia and professionals long critical of President Vladimir Putin’s anti-Western stance, are now America-bashers.

U.S. v Russia: Searching for Kennan

Apr 28 2014

Washington needs to stop lecturing Russian President Vladimir Putin if it wants to resolve problems with him.

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