Since December 2014, the Russian state has been accused of administering a state-sponsored doping program to athletes competing in international competitions. A report compiled by…View More Violating Olympic Norms: A Timeless Tradition
Hunger is, at its root, one of the oldest problems to plague the human race. Currently there are reportedly over 800 million people suffering from…View More Feeding the Hungry: More Harm Than Good?
Representatives from with P5+1 powers (China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States) settled 14 July 2015 on a Joint…View More A Deal Gone… Well? The Past, Present, and Future of Iran’s Nuclear Ambitions
Over 4,500 people die in Washington D.C. every year, but most of them are no Mikhail Lesin. Lesin, found dead in a Dupont Circle hotel…View More Russia Today, the Legacy of Mikhal Lesin
The crisis in Ukraine, which grew out of national divides created by the ouster of then-President Viktor Yanukovich, has been followed closely by media outlets…View More Through the Looking-Glass: Russian Motive in the Ukraine Crisis
Since time immemorial we have looked to the skies in wonder: ancient civilisations saw their heroes in the stars above and, at last, in the…View More The Final Frontier: A Story of Private Companies, New Players, and Cooperation
The start of the month of April means different things to different people. Some choose to focus on April Fools’ Day. Others find solace in…View More Changing Attitudes Towards Internet Piracy, or How Game of Thrones Can Change the World
While much attention has been paid to the policies of the United States and its international allies in combatting the threat posed by the Islamic…View More The Arab Role in Combating ISIS
Lately, much attention has been paid to the deepening rift between the West and Russia, which commentators describe as “[…] at their worst since the…View More Shadows of the Past: Politics, Cooperation, and Russian Spies
On 9 November 1989, the world watched as the Berlin Wall fell and a glimpse of a brighter future pierced the Iron Curtain. The division…View More Twenty-Five Years Later: From the Fall of the Berlin Wall to… A New Cold War?
On October 10, 2014, the Nobel Committee awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzay for “their struggle against the suppression of…View More Malala Yousafzay, the Nobel Peace Prize, and the State of Education Today