On this week’s Political Scene podcast, David Remnick and Masha Lipman discuss the unrest in Ukraine and Russia’s invasion of the Crimean peninsula. Remnick has written extensively about Russia, most in
Editor’s note: Farahnaz Ispahani, a former member of Pakistan’s parliament, is currently a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC. The views expressed are the writer’s own.
Ukrainian tanks are transported from their base in Perevalne, Crimea, on Wednesday, March 26. After Russian troops seized most of Ukraine's bases in Crimea, interim Ukrainian President Oleksandr Turchynov
Russia may be tightening its grip on Crimea, with little resistance to date, but they have yet to face the Crimean Tatar factor. There are 266,000 Crimean Tatars in Crimea, over 13% of the local population.
The US secretary of state, John Kerry, says Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov will present possible diplomatic solutions, thought up by the US and Europe, to President Vladimir Putin. Speaking at
A new video takes the time to represent Naughty Dog's The Last of Us in the style of TT Games' Lego titles. In the video, Lego versions of Joel and Ellie confront a group of Lego Clickers, dispatching