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Art Review: “Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55” (Tate Modern, 8 November – 18 February)

February 2, 2018

  By Natalia de Orellana     Images are repositories of meaning. They are messengers of political ideals, social hopes and human values. Past images come to be read as documents embedded with historical significance, inexorably attesting to the rift between ideology and reality. When graphic designer David King (1943-2016) began to work on the … Continue reading “Art Review: “Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55” (Tate Modern, 8 November – 18 February)”


The new Cold War: The birth of a resurgent conflict

October 17, 2016

By: Kyle R. Brady Twenty-five years after the end of the Cold War and the associated collapse of the Soviet Union, an exceedingly probable conclusion may be drawn from the interactions of the United States and the Soviet successor state of Russia:  a New Cold War has begun.[1] Roughly since the turn of the 21st … Continue reading “The new Cold War: The birth of a resurgent conflict”


Latvia: what the Russians left behind

March 17, 2015

By Leyla Aliyeva: Latvia’s history is marked by occupation. Since the 15th century the territory has been controlled by Sweden, Poland, Germany and Russia. It declared independence from Russia in 1918, but was reincorporated into what was then the Soviet Union as a bulwark against Nazi Germany in the early days of the Second World … Continue reading “Latvia: what the Russians left behind”


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