Arts and Life
Mothers & Daughters
Arts and Life
Articles by Yevgeny Kiselyov
How I Remember the Putsch (Op-ed)
Aug. 19, 1991, is probably one of the few days of my life that I will always remember down to the smallest detail.
Putin Divides Allies at Normandy
Putin's reception by EU leaders at Normandy indicates a policy schism between the U.S and Europe, when in fact the West should have long ago united...
Putin's Shrewd Endorsement of Tymoshenko
Moscow sees in Tymoshenko an opportunity to restore the status quo.
Why Yanukovych Is Scared
Protesters are becoming more extreme and unwilling to reach any compromise with Yanukovych. This could lead to a worst-case scenario in which Ukraine...
Khodorkovsky Free at Last
It is unlikely that Putin pardoned Khodorkovsky just to improve his image. After all, he has always placed domestic political goals above his global reputation...
Putin's Pyrrhic Victory in Ukraine
Putin thought he had won by snatching the "Ukrainian prize" away from the EU. But his victory is becoming more Pyrrhic with each passing day.
The Berezovsky Who I Knew
Berezovsky was an intellectual with a keen sense of taste and manners who attracted women of all ages.
Russia Will Be Downgraded on U.S. Priority List
In his second inaugural address on Jan. 21, U.S. President Barack Obama said, "We will support democracy from Asia to Africa, from the Americas to the...
'Intelligentsia' Has Become a Bad Word in Russia
There is a famous story about a senior Soviet official charged with monitoring Soviet writers' loyalty to communism and the Soviet state. The official...
Yanukovych's Gamble Could Backfire
The trial of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko is approaching its final stages in Kiev. Amazingly, just 18 months ago, Tymoshenko was...
How I Remember the Putsch
Aug. 19, 1991, is probably one of the few days of my life that I will always remember down to the smallest detail. I was an anchor at "Vesti" news...
The Seizure of NTV 10 Years On
How can I explain to today's journalism students that Russia once had independent television? Accustomed to watching today's NTV and the other government-controlled...
Putin’s Latest 'Corporate Takeover'
Most of the commentary regarding the firing of Yury Luzhkov can be summed up as, “The jackals have eaten one of their own.” Unfortunately, that conclusion...
Blowing Through the Smoke of 2012
When Vladimir Putin took the co-pilot’s seat in an emergency aircraft and doused two fires, with the footage shown on Kremlin-controlled television,...