March 25, 2014

Ukrainian Women's Sex Strike

Olga Khazan, The Atlantic

The Associated Press

In the wake of Russia's annexation of Crimea, some Ukrainians have been boycotting Russian goods. And some Ukrainian women are boycotting the most basic "good" of them all.

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TAGGED: Ukraine, Russia


March 12, 2014
Russia's Dangerous Game
Strobe Talbott, Yale Global
If, as seems all but certain, Vladimir Putin goes through with the annexation of Crimea, he will have will have opened a new and dangerous era of Russian international behavior. He will have established, not just in doctrine but... more ››
March 16, 2014
7 Things Doves Forgot to Tell Putin
Robert Tracinski, The Federalist
Here is a rundown of all the seemingly reasonable advice that apparently hasn’t been transmitted to Vladimir -- and why he’s not going to listen to any of it. more ››
March 21, 2014
Putin's Right: The West Is Out to Get Russia
Eamonn McCann, Irish Times
Putin is right that the main motivation of the US and Nato has been to encircle and enfeeble his country. It might be a close run thing, but in this instance Russia has more right on its side than the West – which is the same... more ››
March 13, 2014
Quebec to Catalonia, Nationhood Is in Our DNA
Konrad Yakabuski, G&M
From Crimea to Flanders, secessionist movements are breaking out all over. Some lay claim to more legitimacy than others. But they are all testimonies to the enduring grip of historical narratives in which defeats are... more ››
IT’S not the voting that matters, Joseph Stalin once observed, but the counting. At the illegitimate referendum to be held in Crimea on March 16th, the Kalashnikov-wielding men in balaclavas and the absurdly skewed ballot... more ››