Russia Reviewed’s Post-Apocalyptic/Dystopia summer series concludes with a review of Vladimir Sorokin’s Day of the Oprichnik.
So, I finally finished ‘The Putin Interviews’! What…a…ride?
Selection for the rest of this year looks great – if you’re into deterrence, campy World War III thrillers, and exaggerated tales of the Russian Threat. For those of us who demand more from our Russia-related reads, pickings are far slimmer – but not nonexistent.
Popular revolt and the working class, nature photography, modern-day kompromat, WaPo’s big scoop, an interview with Vladimir Pozner, CNN journalists resign over false Russia story, Federation sitrep, time to flee, theme change.
Gather ’round and I’ll tell you the tale of a midnight disturbance in J.T.-vale.
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: …