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Book Review: “To Build A Castle” by Vladimir Bukovsky

Book Review:

Emma San Martin, Layout Editor

February 22, 2016

This quick video is a book review of To Build a Castle, a groundbreaking memoir by Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky.  The book is now out of print and is very difficult to find, but it is a highly recommended read for anyone interested in global politics, human psychology, communist regimes, prison s...

Russia Should Cry Me A River

David Leibert, Opinions Editor

April 22, 2014

Crimea has been a region of major conflict over the past two months. Russian soldiers took over the peninsula of Crimea and ousted the then- Prime Minister of Crimea, Anatolii Mohyliov. By the middle of March, Crimea declared independence from Ukraine. The vote for independence and subsequent declaration...

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