It’s Your Problem Too
Maria Kholodova | 09/13/2021

The Russian political crisis concerns everyone. But not according to the authorities. It manifests itself in a clear movement towards an even more authoritarian and controlling government.

Places
Maria Kholodova | 09/05/2021

I was a close contact of someone who tested positive for Covid-19. To UC Berkeley, I am ‘unvaccinated’. I am not. During the summer, I received both doses of the...

Voiceless Bliss
Maria Kholodova | 08/05/2021

Russians wake up for work, wait patiently for their lunch break, wait impatiently for the driver in front of them as their car muffles R-rated insults. Set apart by their lack...

A Manufactured Reality
Maria Kholodova | 06/16/2021

During the pandemic, I stayed in France. Once back in Moscow, however, the contrast couldn't have been clearer. The main difference: France still believes there is a pandemic.