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View of the protest from Roman's apartment (those are his shoes).

A Conversation With Our Man in Kiev

Greg Olear interviews his friend, the film producer Roman Kindrachuk–a longtime Kiev resident, whose apartment overlooks Maidan Square–on the situation in Ukraine. Continue reading

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"A little more sweat, please." Cathy Marie Buchanan at the barre, 1981.

Flowers of the Gutter: Ballet Companies as Brothels from Paris to Russia

Cathy Marie Buchanan on Degas, ballet and the sex scandals of the Bolshoi. Continue reading

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Kochs don't care about the polar bear.

13 Predictions for 2013

Greg Olear puts on his Nostradamus hat and foretells the best and worst of the year to come. Continue reading

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