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Articles by Cathy Young (page 8)

April 8, 2022 5:30 am

Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Russian Fascist Buffoon Whose Shtick Stuck, Dead at 75

His career may have been started by the KGB, but it ended with striking similarities to Putin and Trump.
Cathy Young
April 4, 2022 2:31 pm

The Bucha Atrocities and the Kremlin Apologists

Commentators suffering from Ukraine Derangement Syndrome are distorting and distracting from the horrible facts.
Cathy Young
April 1, 2022 4:52 am

‘The Dragon’: Russia’s Satirical Parable of Autocracy and the Human Spirit

This 1944 play could have been written as an allegory for Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine.
Cathy Young
March 30, 2022 5:30 am

Freedom and Democracy in Russia, Then and Now

Pavel Litvinov—a Soviet dissident who was exiled to Siberia for his role in the 1968 Red Square demonstration—discusses Putin’s Ukraine…
Cathy Young
March 25, 2022 5:16 am

Ukraine’s Memory Wars

Messy, contradictory tales of nationalism and anti-Semitism, and a Russian WWII poem.
Cathy Young
March 22, 2022 5:30 am

Our Nasty, Stupid, Frivolous Cancel Culture Fights (That We’re Lucky Enough to Have)

They’re the worst. Good for us.
Cathy Young
March 17, 2022 5:30 am

Digging Into Russia’s Latest Charge of ‘Ukrainian Nazis’

Context and contrition.
Cathy Young
March 16, 2022 5:30 am

Two Years of Covidiocy

How the pandemic became part of the culture wars and brought out the dumb in our polarized politics.
Cathy Young
March 14, 2022 5:30 am

How Freedom and Dreams of a ‘Normal Life’ Died in Post-Cold-War Russia

Optimism about democracy gave way to Putin’s chilling tyranny.
Cathy Young
March 9, 2022 5:30 am

Blaming the Ukraine Invasion on … the Gays?

How the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a Putin enabler, spins the war.
Cathy Young