Today’s Rants: Vladimir Putin, Kanye West

While Vladimir Putin screamed that the “rebels” not Assad were responsible for chemical attacks in Syria … Read more »

Russia Grants Depardieu Citizenship

How appropriate: a country with sky-high vodka-fueled alcoholism rates is granting citizenship to an actor who … Read more »

Russian Conductor Criticizes Pussy Riot

Furthering his reputation as a patsy of Russian President Vladimir Putin, conductor Valery Gergiev (pictured) has … Read more »

Valery Gergiev Keeps Praising Putin

I tend not to pay much attention to the political opinions of artists: otherwise I couldn’t … Read more »

Pussy Riot Goes On Trial In Moscow

One of the most talked-about trials in Russia for years began in a Moscow courtroom yesterday, … Read more »