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Cypherpunks: Episode Eight, full version, pt.2 — Julian Assange
The Julian Assange show
New York festivals

Hosted by the controversial founder of the WikiLeaks website, the show features interviews with people Julian Assange describes as "iconoclasts, visionaries and power insiders". It focuses on discussing the issues of the day with those who, Assange believes, will shape "the world tomorrow."

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70 YEARS SINCE VICTORY OVER NAZI GERMANY
70 YEARS SINCE VICTORY OVER NAZI GERMANY

At 2:10 am Moscow time on May 9, 1945, the sonorous, measured voice of radio announcer Yuri Levitan declared: “Germany has been entirely vanquished.” The final treaty had been signed in Berlin. At first, figures tentatively emerged into the balmy Moscow morning, some in pajamas, others in suits. By evening, Red Square was heaving – people dancing, kissing and laughing, fireworks flashing above.

2014 SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS
2014 SOCHI WINTER OLYMPICS

The 2014 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XXII Olympic Winter Games and commonly known as Sochi 2014, were a major international multi-sport event held from February 7 to February 23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia, with opening rounds in certain events held on the eve of the opening ceremony, 6 February 2014.

IRAQ 2013: A YEAR OF CARNAGE
IRAQ 2013: A YEAR OF CARNAGE

In Iraq, 2013 has been the deadliest year since 2008, and the rising death toll could be a potential harbinger of things to come. After the bloodiest civil war period of 2006-07, violence in the country dropped off as a result of the US military’s “surge” strategy. But after US troops left on Dec. 18, 2011, Iraqis were left to come to terms with nearly a decade of war. It soon became apparent that the deep inter-ethnic fissures that almost tore the country apart were merely bandaged, but not remedied.

  • Ask Sophie! by Sophia Tupolev
  • Russian Conversation Club by Sophia Tupolev

Russiapedia

Spanning 9 time zones and two continents, Russia puzzles and fascinates. Taking up an immense space, a home to different nationalities and cultures, it’s often called a bridge between the East and the West. You can spend a lifetime exploring it without ever unveiling all its mysteries or feel at home over a week-end.

Prominent Russians: Faces of Russia

  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    The most insightful and époque-making dramatist Russia has produced, Anton Chekhov left, aside from many notable short stories, a few dramas that strike with their originality and subtlety.
  • Peter I the Great
    Peter I the Great
    One of Russia’s greatest statesmen, Peter the Great – the Tsar and first Emperor of Russia - was a man of unwavering willpower, extraordinary energy and supreme vision.
  • Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
    Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was a Russian author and historian who exposed the horror of Soviet prison labor camps and gave new meaning to the word "gulag."

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