Category Archives: Russia


A Picture Of Vladimir Putin

In the space of a month, the Western social media image of Vladimir Putin, has been utterly transformed, even if the Russian President has remained entirely consistent in his approach…

Mongol commissars with Lenin sacred scroll.

Buddhists, Occultists and Secret Societies in Early Bolshevik Russia: an interview with Andrei Znamenski

Andrei Znamenski is the author of Red Shambhala: Magic, Prophecy, and Geopolitics in the Heart of Asia, published by Quest Books. Shambhala, a mythical, heaven-type land in Tibetan Buddhism, was…


“Contend with Putin’s Russia,” US think tank urges Obama

A leading US “watchdog,”Freedom House, has published a new report, urging President Obama to “contend” with Russia. The report sets out a new, highly confrontational “agenda” for the Obama administration,…


Russia to create Eurasian Union

Closer cooperation between Moscow, Minsk and Astana will mean that a supranational parliament, the Eurasian Assembly, will be established says Armen Oganesyan, editor-in-chief of the Russian policy magazine Mezhdunarodnaya Zhizn….