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With A Love Story, ‘Cold War’ Beautifully Depicts The Personal Costs Of Communism

Every so often, a film shows the depth of communism's personal costs in a poignant and beautiful way. So it is with 'Cold War,' a masterpiece from Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski, nominated for three Academy Awards.

NEO – Truth or Consequences in the Russian Arctic

by Jim W. Dean, VT Editor  …with New Eastern Outlook, Moscow [ Editor’s Note: I had been planning to do a Russian Arctic story for a few months which turned into a start-stop process. But finally it was time to pull all the research together as the region is a sleeper...