Articles by Nikola Krastev

Why a Gay Muscovite Sought, and Won, U.S. Asylum

Last year, Alexander Kargaltsev became one of a handful of gay Russians granted political asylum in the United States.

2 Russian-Speaking Families Remember Their 9/11 Loss

Sept. 11, 2001, began as a gorgeous, sun-drenched morning in New York. The windows of Valery Savinkin's office provided a clear view of the two glimmering towers where his son worked across the Hudson River. Minutes before 9 a.m., he heard on the news that a plane had struck the North Tower.

Crime in Cyberspace

A new survey, entitled ""Cyber Crime and Punishment,"" says that self-protection, while essential, is not sufficient to make the Internet a secure place to conduct business.