Post Tagged with: "Vladimir Putin"

Political Blog

Aleksei Navalny's movement against Putin may be successful. / Photo courtesy Larry Koester, Creative Commons
Aleksei Navalny's movement against Putin may be successful. / Photo courtesy Larry Koester, Creative Commons

World Scope: Navalny’s oppositional role against Putin

With the formation of the Progress Party (formerly known as the People’s Alliance party), Navalny has decided to push an anti-corruption message instead of targeting Putin directly.

by × April 3, 2017 × 3 comments

Blogs

Vladimir Spivakov gives Hilde Schwab a kiss at the Crystal Award Ceremony.

Spivakov sparks protest at Sanders

“Flowers for the performers,” said the woman handing out yellow and blue carnations across from the bilingual picket line that had formed outside of Harvard’s Sanders Theatre. But Vladimir Spivakov was not the performer she had in mind — it was a fellow Russian activist playing for free further on down the road. Blue and yellow are the colors of the Ukrainian flag.

by × May 14, 2014 × 9 comments

campus

Ukraine out of Russia Summer II Dialogue

After months of protest and the collapse of the Ukraine government, the Northeastern Office of International Study Programs (OISP) has taken precautionary measures for the Russia/Ukraine summer II Dialogue of Civilizations by removing the Ukraine portion of the program.

by × March 20, 2014 × 11 comments

Opinion

Column: The Cold War is over

As the hype surrounding the Winter Olympics rises to a fever pitch, so too does the criticism of the location of the games this year – Russia. It seems as though American baby boomers are still stuck somewhere between Stalin and the Cold War on the country’s timeline.

by × January 16, 2014 × 34 comments