Astrakhan’s India Connection

Ajay Kamalakaran

When Indian immigrants thrived in southern Russia

Capital Reasons

A brief history of transfers, name changes and ex nihilo constructions

Winter in St. Petersburg

A visit to Fyodor Dostoyevsky’s House

The Backstory of our Anxieties

We are still living in the changes authored by the years 1979 and 1989

Doping Ban: Russian Sporting Prowess and Public Health

The ban on Russia in international events will be a dampener for aspiring young athletes

Caviar Capitalism

Since the Soviet Union collapsed, caviar has gone from being easily available to being less so; China has become its largest producer in the world; and luxury has gone from being all about global chic to local grunge

Being Real

Was India a wily swing state during the Cold War?

How Tsarist Russia’s intellectuals embraced Indian culture

Yoga, Sanskrit and Dharmic belief systems found their way to pre-communist Russia and were adopted by some of the foremost members of the country’s intelligentsia


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