Though his hair frequently resembled mid-‘70s Rob Reiner, his gaze was more erratic. On the occasion of Gogol’s 200th birthday, tracking the evolution of his visage.
Wandering along the Arbat in Moscow, Elizabeth Kiem finds the residence of a Russian singer who spent a year in a concentration camp during World War II, and who claims never to have known her true home.
Some claim Russia’s Medvedev is a False Dmitry; others—especially the new prime minister—insist he’s the real deal. A look at Russia’s post-election party-protests.
You’ve read much about Boris Yeltsin’s legacy this week. His biggest may be the mean little man in the Kremlin who’s the butt of few jokes.