Monday Dec 2
WNYC-AM New York
Martin Cruz Smith on Tatiana, his Latest Novel
Renko has survived the cultural journey from the Soviet Union to the New Russia, only to find the nation as obsessed with secrecy and brutality as was the old Communist dictatorship.
Brand New Russian Poster For "Only Lovers Left Alive" + New OLLA Film Review
There's a scene in Jim Jarmusch 's wonderfully offbeat vampire fable Only Lovers Left Alive in which Tilda Swinton 's languorous Eve interrupts her chess game with her brooding lover Adam to give him a blood ice lolly.
Russia Beyond the Headlines
New Russian media trend: Journalism without intermediaries
A growing number of Russian journalists are writing on the Internet to reach their readers directly, without intermediaries in the shape of investors, publishers or editors.
New Russian Law: Relatives of Terrorists Must Pay the Bill for Damages
In September 2004 Muslim terrorists stormed the grade school in Beslan, North Ossetia taking over 1,000 children and their parents hostage.
'New Russian Plays' in English
Actors perform in a scene from Yelena Gremina's 'One Hour and Eighteen Minutes,' directed by Noah Birksted-Breen.