Emily Tamkin

Emily Tamkin is an M.Phil. candidate in Russian and East European studies at Oxford. Follow her on Twitter.  

Books
Nov. 6 2014 8:53 AMThe Tragic Story of Everyday LifeLudmilla Petrushevskaya is the Tolstoy of the communal kitchen.
Outward
Oct. 9 2014 3:04 PMEstonia Stands up to Russia, Recognizes Same-Sex Partners
Future Tense
Sept. 26 2014 3:50 PMAustralia on the Verge of Permitting Alarmingly Broad Internet Surveillance 
The World
Sept. 19 2014 12:33 PMHow Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?
The Slatest
Sept. 15 2014 8:10 PMThere Are New Abuse Allegations Against Adrian Peterson
The Slatest
Sept. 15 2014 12:29 PMAdrian Peterson to Return Next Week, Say Minnesota Vikings
Moneybox
Sept. 11 2014 4:59 PMMillennials Are Better-Read, Vastly Superior to Rest of Population, Says Science
The Slatest
Sept. 9 2014 11:05 AMDeath Toll from “Superflood” in India and Pakistan Rises
The Slatest
Sept. 8 2014 1:47 PMMedvedev Hints at Retaliatory Flight Ban over Russian Airspace
The Slatest
Sept. 8 2014 11:28 AMNew Book Claims to Uncover Identity of Jack the Ripper
The Slatest
Sept. 8 2014 9:30 AMVideo of Ray Rice Punching Fiancée Surfaces, Rice's Contract Terminated
The Slatest
Sept. 4 2014 5:03 PMGay Marriage Bans Struck Down in Wisconsin and Indiana
The Slatest
Sept. 3 2014 11:27 AMRussia Outlines Plans for Cease-Fire It Says It Cannot Sign
Weigel
Aug. 29 2014 2:57 PMThe Most Important Race That Will Absolutely Change the Course of American Politics
Future Tense
Aug. 28 2014 12:18 PMScientists Can Manipulate Memory (in Mice, Anyway)
Continuously Operating
Oct. 20 2014 3:40 PMKeeping It in the FamilyWhy are so many of the world’s oldest companies in Japan?
Outward
Sept. 26 2014 3:58 PMHomophobia in Russia Still Exists, Even if the West Isn’t Paying Attention
Outward
Sept. 22 2014 2:55 PMNicolas Sarkozy, Thrice Married, Says Gay Marriage Humiliates the Family
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 1:48 PMWhy We Need a Federal Robotics Commission
The Slatest
Sept. 15 2014 6:24 PMThe U.S. Is Open to Working With Iran, but Iran Does Not Feel the Same Way
Future Tense
Sept. 12 2014 3:48 PMHow Do You Say “Crack Down on Google” in German?
The Slatest
Sept. 9 2014 4:39 PMCO2 Levels Rising in Record Fashion, Warns U.N. Report
The Slatest
Sept. 8 2014 4:09 PMNCAA Restores Penn State's Bowl Game Eligibility Two Years Early
Future Tense
Sept. 8 2014 1:05 PMA New Think-Tank Report Says We’re Already “Baby Cyborgs”
The Slatest
Sept. 8 2014 10:15 AMPrince William and Kate Middleton Expecting Again
The World
Sept. 5 2014 1:37 PMA Timeline of Vladimir Putin’s Excuses and Evasions Regarding Russia’s Actions in Ukraine
Future Tense
Sept. 3 2014 2:15 PMIranians Are Finally Allowed to Send Photos via Cellphone
Outward
Sept. 2 2014 5:27 PMDenmark’s New Trans Law Attracts Kudos and Criticism
The World
Aug. 29 2014 9:00 AMWill Everyone Shut Up Already About How the Nordic Countries Top Every Global Ranking?
Future Tense
Aug. 27 2014 4:00 PMU.S. Government to Labs: Take an Inventory of Your Pathogens

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