Posts Tagged ‘ Mikhail Khodorkovsky ’

Russia Can’t Decide if Ukrainian Jews Are Victims or Villains

Apr 29th, 2014 | By

BY ALINA POLYAKOVA In April 18, a flyer appeared in Ukraine’s eastern city of Donetsk that brought back memories of 1941 for the city’s Jewish residents. Bearing the stamp of the “Donetsk Republic”—the label used by separatists in the region—it requested Jewish residents to register with the local city authorities and pay a head tax.…


When charity should begin at home

Apr 1st, 2014 | By

ALEX JACKSON 31 March 2014 Civil society development in Russia has been hampered by restrictive laws and apathy or suspicion on the part of the public. What is needed so it can start again? Salzburg Global Seminar is considering the issues _____________________________________ Winston Churchill famously quipped that ‘Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery…