United Kingdom

London After Brexit

What will the most multi-ethnic and diverse city in Europe look like after it leaves the EU?

London is often described as the most multi-ethnic and diverse city in Europe. Its residents hail...

England

Underground London

In the rush of a modern city, who pauses to ponder what exists beneath?

What lies beneath has an ominous aspect to us ground dwellers. We appreciate being able to...

Russia

Putin’s Influence on Russia’s Media

The leader's third term saw the demise of strong journalism in a country already lacking press freedom

Sophisticated Muscovites have excellent literature, theater and ballet at their fingertips. But quality journalism, and even...

Russia

My Moscow

A writer remembers the city of her youth

Translated by Antonina W. Bouis Five generations of my family have lived in Moscow. Grandfather bought...

Russia

Russian Hip-Hop and Battle Rap

Music mounting a fight for free expression

Last summer at Moscow’s Flacon, a former Soviet crystal factory converted into a hub of hipster...

Spain

The 13th Century City of Coexistence

Granada's stunning sites showcase a time and place when Christians, Muslims and ethnic minorities lived side by side

The Alhambra sits above the city of Granada proud, imperious, heartbreakingly beautiful. As I approach the...
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