Book: The Master and Margarita Author: Mikhail Bulgakov Reviewed by: Miriam Bruns, executive director, Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta The Devil and his henchmen, including a gigantic cat, come to Moscow one hot summer day during the height of Stalin’s reign, and immediately some very strange things begin to happen. That’s one premise of Mikhail Bulgakov’s masterpiece, Read more
As Turkey’s economy boomed in the early 2000s, it gradually sought to reassert itself as a regional power in the Middle East. A decade and a half later, though, a roundabout journey full of dramatic twists and turns has left it in basically the same position — isolated from the Middle Eastern partners with whom it pursued stronger Read more
Former Georgia congressman Jack Kingston, who was a very visible supporter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, has been generating headlines for his recent visit to Russia and his role as a lobbyist for a Syrian opposition group that is seeking to oust President Bashar al-Assad. The American Chamber of Commerce in Russia reports that Read more
While strained U.S.-Russian relations concerning Crimea, the Ukraine and Syria, dominate today’s headlines, the state of Georgia‘s trade with Russia is on the rise again, retaining its rank among U.S. states as the fifth largest exporter to the country. Against this favorable economic backdrop for the state, Leonid Zubarev, senior partner who heads the commercial Read more
Kennesaw State University is beginning a yearlong series of study on the culture. heritage and economy of Russia at a turbulent time in its bilateral relationship with the United States.
“It will take some time to get back to normal relations.”
Red Notice’s subtitle – A True Story of High Finance, Murder, and One Man’s Fight for Justice – captures the many levels on which this book succeeds: thriller, business saga and powerful denunciation of injustice.
Emory‘s School of Law is hosting a delegation of Russian law professors this week as part of an experiential learning exchange program introducing them to various trial techniques. The law professors are from the URAL State University in Yekaterinburg on the border of Asia and Europe and are sponsored by the U.S. Russian Foundation for Read more
Russia‘s offer to sell Iran S300 surface-to-air missiles and theUnited States‘ sending the U.S. 173rd Airborne Brigade to theUkraine may not be an indication that a new Cold War is at hand.