Russia Reviewed’s Post-Apocalyptic/Dystopia summer series concludes with a review of Vladimir Sorokin’s Day of the Oprichnik.
Sometimes typing a random Russia-related word into the search bar on Goodreads brings up new books that have somehow flown under the radar unnoticed. Below are some of the books I found.
So, I finally finished ‘The Putin Interviews’! What…a…ride?
So…I finished part III of ‘The Putin Interviews’, and I actually have nothing new to share with you. Part III covers Russian policy in Ukraine and Syria. Putin makes many claims, which go unchallenged by Stone. Nothing particularly insightful if you’ve followed the region long enough. We do get a bit of irony though: Through …
By my standards, part II of ‘The Putin Interviews’ marks an improvement over the previous installment, in both “education” and entertainment factor.
When it comes to movies, TV shows, and even books, I am notorious for being “late to the party”. They’ve made a fifth ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’? I watched the original film for the first time last month. ‘Orange is the New Black’ Season 5 opens to critical acclaim? What’s that? I bought Mr. Putin: …
In this spiritual successor to A Tale of Five Sites, I share my thoughts on four newcomers to the Russia-watching arena.