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All Posts Tagged With: "Russia"

World Links: Pope Says Condoms Won’t Stop AIDS

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 17th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Tsvangirai’s Wife Killed in Car Crash; U.S.-Syria Talks to Begin

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 6th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Obama Writes Secret Letter to Russia; Sri Lankan Cricket Team Attacked in Pakistan

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Mar 3rd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Base Closing in Kyrgyzstan; Not Guity in Politkovskaya Case

A round-up of today's global news headlines.

Feb 19th, 2009 | Comments

Buzzwords: Gazprom

Buzzwords breaks down the lingo, jargon, buzzwords and hot topics of the world's headlines.

Jan 16th, 2009 | Comments

The Russian Newspaper Murders: Update: Politkovskaya Trial

The trial of three men accused in the 2006 murder of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya is currently underway in Moscow.

Nov 19th, 2008 | Comments

Politkovskaya Murder Case to be Tried Before Public

Prosecutors had requested that reporters not be allowed in the courtroom as some of the potential evidence is classified.

Nov 17th, 2008 | Comments

Suspected Poison Attempt on Eve of Politkovskaya Murder Trial

The murder trial of Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya, which began behind closed doors in Moscow earlier this week, is already marred by intrigue.

Oct 17th, 2008 | Comments

Lesson Plans

These lesson plans and activities for middle and high school classes serve as a guide to exploring the themes of WIDE ANGLE films.

Oct 16th, 2008 | Comments

Violence As A Means of Resistance: Introduction

With this case study, students will explore the question of whether violence is an acceptable means of resistance to oppression or whether diplomacy and political solutions must be pursued instead.

Jun 15th, 2008 | Comments

Beslan: Seige of School #1: Essay: “Prisoners of the Caucasus”

In Russia, the tragic sense is not limited to Chekhovian intellectuals or tyranny's victims. Even the privileged few, insulated by high office and a pride of bodyguards, know the truth when they care to look out a Kremlin window.

Jul 12th, 2005 | Comments

Beslan: Seige of School #1: Resources

Links to information on the evolution of the Chechen conflict with Russia and information on Chechen politics, culture, religion and language.

Jul 12th, 2005 | Comments

Beslan: Seige of School #1: Interview: Baker & Glasser

Peter Baker and Susan Glasser of the WASHINGTON POST discuss the siege of Beslan with anchor Bill Moyers.

Jul 12th, 2005 | Comments

The Russian Newspaper Murders: Preview: Anna Politkovskaya in The Russian Newspaper Murders

Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya appears in the film The Russian Newspaper Murders, two years before her own murder.

Jul 8th, 2004 | Comments
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