Материалы: ‘December 2011’

Business and Cultura

Patriotic movie that Politburo found prickly by Tracey Rudduck-Gudsell Russian child soldiers were common in World War II. Supplied When the Soviet Politburo commissioned Andrei Tarkovsky to direct Ivan’s Childhood, they expected a rousing patriotic tale of a brave boy soldier defending mother Russia. Released in 1962, Ivan’s Childhood, was acclaimed as a masterpiece, however the […]

Russian Election

Russia protests spark talk of Facebook revolution Allegations of vote fraud have driven Russians to the streets, and prompted talk of a Russian spring. Russian protest image from Facebook High voter turnout is a worthy goal. But not too high. In Russia’s parliamentary elections, turnout in some areas was measured at 146% – a fact […]