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Even Vladimir Putin Cannot Kill the Russian Revolution

Twenty-five years after the great revolution that toppled the Soviet regime, the spirit of dignity and freedom still burns.

Dispatch

Indonesia’s Gotta Catch All the Communists

A red scare is sweeping Indonesia, digging up the ghosts of the 1965-1966 mass killings, and threatening a fragile democracy.

The Cable

Obama’s Cuba Reset Is Now in the Hands of Congress

President Obama's Cuba visit marks his last tool to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba.

Passport

Communism Wins Again: North Korea Invents Hangover-Free Alcohol

Scientists in North Korea claim they have invented hangover-free alcohol.

Feature

Why Can’t Ex-Chinese Leaders Travel Abroad?

Xi Jinping’s secret strategy for dealing with China’s powerful retired elite.

Voice

The Regression of Viktor Orban

How did Hungary’s prime minister go from liberal reformer to right-wing demagogue?

The Cable

Two of America’s Neighborhood Foes Are Headed in Very Different Directions

As Cuba releases more than 3,000 prisoners ahead of Pope Francis's visit, Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro tries to silence his opposition.

Transitions

Ukraine Says Goodbye to Red October

Kiev is making a sweeping bid to purge the national map of its Soviet-era place names.

Shadow Government

Mr. President, You’re No Ronald Reagan

How does Obama stack up against the GOP's favorite president?

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