Sara Howe

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Vladimir Putin tightens grip on Crimea, bringing region to 'brink of war'

The fledgling government in Kiev put the country on a war footing on Sunday as the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, tightened his grip on the Ukrainian Black Sea peninsula of Crimea and western powers were left scrambling to find a response to the escalating crisis.<p>"We are on the brink of …

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New Video Captured Pussy Riot Members Beaten and Whipped in Sochi

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The anti-government punk collective Pussy Riot appears determined to show Russian President Vladimir …

Truce? Both Sides in Ukraine Say They're Ready to Negotiate

The president of Ukraine and the leader of the anti-government movement have agreed to a "truce" and "negotiations" aimed at bringing an end to the violence that has torn the country apart.<p>In a statement on his official website, President Viktor Yanukovych said his government and the opposition …

Pussy Riot Detained for Hours in Sochi, Leave Station Singing

SOCHI, Russia — Two members of Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist protest band that gained worldwide attention for opposing President Vladimir Putin, were detained here Tuesday in the biggest political disruption of the Winter Olympics so far.<p>Police said that they were questioning the women, Nadezhda …

The Easiest Urban Garden?

“Gutter” is not the most beautiful word in the English language (nor does it have the happiest connotations: read “guttersnipe”). But when it comes …

From Canada, a Chandelier That’s Also an Herb Garden

We love the useful design of Toronto-based designer Ryan Taylor’s Babylon Light, a ceiling fixture that’s also a hanging vertical garden:<p>Above: Made …

Hanging Garden Lamps Green Up Interiors - Urban Gardens

<b>One of my favorite Brooklyn artisan-makers is the collaborative design studio, Autumn Workshop, whose Scrap Ecology lighting we featured a while</b> …

The Best Secret Garden in Barcelona

Twenty four years ago, Spanish artist and animator Javier Mariscal discovered an abandoned leather factory on Barcelona’s rundown east side. The …