Natalia Antonova

Opinion2 months ago

Don't Romanticize Russia's 'Wild' Years (Op-ed)

Don't Romanticize Russia's 'Wild' Years (Op-ed)

Opinion2 months ago

No one has accused Matt Taibbi or Mark Ames of sexual harassment. But their writing left a loathsome mark on some Moscow expats

Opinion3 months ago

Why Russian Women Don't Want to Talk About Harvey Weinstein (Op-ed)

Why Russian Women Don't Want to Talk About Harvey Weinstein (Op-ed)

Opinion3 months ago

Harassment is also widespread in Russia. But Russians would rather not frame it that way

Opinion2 years ago

Russia's Brand New Masculinity

Russia's Brand New Masculinity

Opinion2 years ago

In spite of pop culture stereotypes and a particular image cultivated by prominent Russian officials, Russian men are a stunningly diverse species.

Opinion2 years ago

No Way Back for Russian Women

No Way Back for Russian Women

Opinion2 years ago

For women's rights in Russia, the situation is not cut-and-dried. Conservative — one might even say backward — ideas about "a woman's place" certainly get a lot of airtime.

Opinion2 years ago

Egypt Crash Must Be Catalyst for Change

Egypt Crash Must Be Catalyst for Change

Opinion2 years ago

It's odd, how grief can unite people better than joy, at times. Since the horrifying A321 disaster over Egypt's Sinai peninsula, it's been heartening to see Russians taking care of one another, ...

Opinion2 years ago

Kashin’s Putin Letter Shows the Power of Words

Kashin’s Putin Letter Shows the Power of Words

Opinion2 years ago

Journalist Oleg Kashin — victim of a violent 2010 attack that nearly killed him — has made waves in Russia by penning a scathing open letter to President Vladimir Putin and Prime ...

Opinion2 years ago

Russia Should Help Solve the Refugee Crisis

Russia Should Help Solve the Refugee Crisis

Opinion2 years ago

When I was a child, I was once caught up in a brief but terrifying flare-up of unrest by the German border.

Opinion2 years ago

Kremlin Is Wasting Food and PR Opportunity

Kremlin Is Wasting Food and PR Opportunity

Opinion2 years ago

Those of us who grew up with grandparents who were around during the tough times of the Soviet Union know that food isn't a subject to take lightly.

Opinion2 years ago

Russians Should Show Mercy to Kobzon

Russians Should Show Mercy to Kobzon

Opinion2 years ago

With his famous toupee, fabulous eyebrow pencil and thundering voice, Russian singer Iosif Kobzon is an unlikely poster child for the debate on justice vs. mercy. Yet sanctions and an illness have ...

Opinion2 years ago

Russia Must Focus Less on Ukraine, More on IS (Op-Ed)

Russia Must Focus Less on Ukraine, More on IS (Op-Ed)

Opinion2 years ago

Russia is so focused on Ukraine that it is ignoring the far greater threat posed by the Islamic State, writes columnist Natalia Antonova.