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Sadio Garavini di Turno: Tiempos peligrosos

  Nuestro tiempo es un tiempo de transición “epocal”, cuya característica fundamental es la incertidumbre. Se advierte una clara aceleración del “ritmo” de la historia. El resquebrajamiento de las ‘certezas’ del sistema bipolar, con sus “reglas del...

Russia and the far right’s cozy affair

The links among Vladimir Putin, President Trump, and segments of both the Republican Party and the American conservative movement seem bizarre. How can this be, given the Russian president’s KGB pedigree and a Cold War history during...

Maria Butina is just the tip of the Russia iceberg

By day, he ran a travel agency. Off hours, Jacob Golos worked for the Soviet Union. Unlike some of his fictional successors, he did not pretend to be a native. But from the time of its founding in 1927 until his death in...

Moisés Naím: Vienen tiempos interesantes

La deuda global ha crecido a gran velocidad y alcanzado volúmenes nunca antes vistos   “Te deseo que vivas en tiempos interesantes”. Esta expresión, que parece una bendición, con frecuencia contiene una ponzoñosa ironía. Los tiempos interesantes suelen...

When Donald Met Vladimir: The Transcript

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin conferred privately in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday, with only interpreters present. Since then, speculation has been rife about the content of their discussion. The New York Times has obtained a transcript of...

World Cup 2018: The Moral Clarity of Pussy Riot’s Protest

As four members in Russian-police uniforms charged the field during the final, Pussy Riot became the only people to make a meaningful statement about Russian politics during the World Cup. Photograph by Daniel Malmberg / Getty On Sunday,...