Articles by Susan Glasser



Chechens Say Blast Reignites Backlash

  • 17 February 04
  • The Washington Post
The police came for Akhmed Arsanakov within hours of the deadly explosion in the Moscow metro.

Stalin-Era Gothic Back in Vogue

  • 27 January 04
  • The Washington Post
Moscow developers in the 1990s built great towers of glass, hoisted dizzying neon signs along once-gray avenues and invested millions of dollars in shimmering new buildings whose main architectural style was best described by one critic as late Las Vegas.

Georgia's Upheaval Has Some Unnerved

  • 27 January 04
  • The Washington Post
When heads of state from around the former Soviet Union gathered for the funeral of Azerbaijan's longtime president, Heidar Aliyev, last month, the buzz behind the scenes was about the change in power not in the Azeri capital of Baku, but in Georgia next door.

Activists Accuse Azeris Of Resorting to Torture

  • 26 January 04
  • The Washington Post
Azeri authorities have undertaken a campaign of political arrests and torture aimed at the remnants of the political opposition since the Oct. 15 presidential election, Human Rights Watch said.

Police Hardened by Chechnya Duty

  • 16 December 03
  • The Washington Post
Coming home from Chechnya to the placid streets of this provincial capital, Sergei Myasnikov and the other men in his elite police unit thought only of losing themselves in alcohol.

No 'Annie Spread Your Legs' in '42nd Street'

  • 15 October 02
  • The Washington Post
Friday's Moscow premiere of '42nd Street' goes to show that the American dream doesn't translate easily.