The show reminds us, poignantly, that some people we lose way before they die.
In art, the antidote to terror isn’t necessarily harmony, or beauty, or calm. Sometimes it’s plain old stupidity.
Following recent bloodshed, the ouster of President Yanukovych, and new elections set for May, Ukraine is at a crossroads. It will probably remain there for some time, inspiring many overwrought think-pieces from journalists, including yours truly.
There are lots of things to say about the protest movement that has come to be known as EuroMaidan. Some are hopeful and reassuring. Others not so much.
“Shootings aren’t nearly as common now, as the criminals know how to use the criminal justice system against their victims. But then again, who wants to end up in a Russian prison?”
Though the Minsk bombing was not a suicide attack like last year’s Moscow bombing, there is just something about metro bombs that plays on a certain primal fear.
Moscow is the sort of city where people are willing to take a chance on you