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There are 7 item(s) tagged with the keyword "diplomacy".

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1. Can't Mask This

“If the government thinks that it [wearing masks] is necessary, it should provide them free of charge, just like shoe covers are provided free of charge in medical organizations.”

– Alexander Saversky, President of the Russian organization League of Patients' Defenders, who started a petition against wearing masks
Tags: diplomacy, austria, coronavirus
2. Celebrate Life

In these difficult times, let’s celebrate life. Specifically, five Russians (from a diplomat to an conductor to an activist) who happen to share today, June 4, as their birthday.

 

Tags: crimean war, diplomacy, stalingrad
3. The Sixth Minister

From the diaries of the US Minister to Russia, George Washington Campbell, 200 years ago.

Tags: us-russian relations, st. petersburg, diplomacy
4. Full Interview with Zakharova

Maria Zakharova, director of the Russian Foreign Ministry's Information and Press Department, sits down to talk with Russian Life about what it means to be a woman in a position of influence.

Tags: international women's day, diplomacy, women
5. Dancing diplomats and dictators' cats

Politicians are people just like us. They get millions of Instagram responses for a lost pet and do folkdances in front of world leaders. Just a day in the life.

Tags: cat, kadyrov, chechnya, zakharova, kalinka, leningrad, music, diplomacy
By Alice E.M. Underwood
6. Bears in the Caviar

Bears in the Caviar is a hilarious and insightful memoir by a diplomat who was “present at the creation” of US-Soviet relations. Charles Thayer headed off to Russia in 1933, calculating that if he could just learn Russian and be on the spot when the US and USSR established relations, he could make himself indispensable and start a career in the foreign service. Remarkably, he pulled it of.

Tags: diplomacy, history, ussr
7. Romney = Russian for "Cold Warrior"

 

By launching the flabby Cold War trope that Russia is our "geopolitical adversary," Mitt Romney has exhibited yet another symptom of foot-in-mouth disease on foreign policy...

 
Tags: diplomacy, politics, romney
By Paul E. Richardson

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