Kim Iskyan

Kim Iskyan has written extensively on the former Soviet Union and is head of research at MDM Bank in Moscow.

Oct. 4 2005 1:36 PMAll Oligarchs Are Not Created EqualRussia's latest energy power play.
Dec. 27 2004 11:00 AMTiger, Tiger, Fading FastCould other countries replicate Ireland's economic transformation?
Oct. 27 2004 3:15 PMThe Campaign in UkraineIf you think the U.S. election is nasty, take a look at this one.
May 20 2004 2:55 PMThe Great Irish Smoke-OutNot smoking can seriously damage your health.
April 22 2004 2:01 PMForget ConstantinopleCan Armenians remember genocide without ignoring the future?
March 22 2004 3:31 PMThe Mighty Red Army's IPOIrkut is the first Russian defense firm to go public. Does its stock offering signal a bright new phase in Russian capitalism?
March 1 2004 1:35 PMTrading PlacesWhat drives a country to switch its capital city?
Dec. 16 2003 10:44 AMFirst AidBush should support private development assistance, not create another government bureaucracy.
Oct. 13 2003 5:18 PMPlayboy of the Eastern WorldWhy you should care about Azerbaijan's presidential elections.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Sept. 16 2003 11:23 AMThe Killer SeasonThis summer was deadly, but winter could be even worse.
March 1 2005 6:15 AMThe Next Big RaceAfter nuclear arms, is energy next?
Dec. 2 2004 2:55 PMWhat You Need To Know About Ukraine ...So you can forget about it next month.
July 30 2004 12:06 PMIs Russia the Next Zimbabwe?Putin's crusade against Yukos could be economic suicide.
April 30 2004 8:01 AMJoining the ClubThe dwindling privileges of EU membership.
History Lesson
March 24 2004 11:31 AMWhy Is Haiti Such a Mess?It takes a rebellion to get America's attention.
March 9 2004 3:38 PMPutin's Potemkin Election"Russian democracy" is still a cynical joke.
Jan. 29 2004 3:37 PMMcGlobalizationHow the chicken sandwich came to Kyrgyzstan.
Nov. 4 2003 6:42 PMPutin's Next Power PlayJailing billionaires is just the beginning; he wants to be Russia's president-for-life.
Sept. 24 2003 7:29 AMTolerating Putin's Evil EmpireWhy Bush is ignoring the latest Russian crackdown.
July 28 2003 4:52 PMSelling Off SiberiaWhy China should purchase the Russian Far East.



Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Alabama’s Insane New Abortion Law Gives Fetuses Lawyers and Puts Teenage Girls on Trial

Tattoo Parlors Have Become a Great Investment

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PM Today in GOP Outreach to Women: You Broads Like Wedding Dresses, Right?

Big Problems With the Secret Service Were Reported Last Year. Nobody Cared.


Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.

This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century

Oct. 1 2014 8:34 AM This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century To undertake a massively ambitious energy project, you don’t need the government anymore.
  News & Politics
Oct. 2 2014 11:01 AM It Wasn’t a Secret A 2013 inspector general report detailed all of the Secret Service’s problems. Nobody cared.
Oct. 2 2014 12:58 PM Why Can’t States Do More to Protect Patients From Surprise Medical Bills? It’s complicated.
Lexicon Valley
Oct. 2 2014 1:05 PM What's Wrong With "America's Ugliest Accent"
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 2 2014 12:37 PM St. Louis Study Confirms That IUDs Are the Key to Lowering Teen Pregnancy Rates
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
Oct. 2 2014 1:09 PM Are You Enjoying a Picnic on a Dumpsite?
Future Tense
Oct. 2 2014 12:56 PM My Year Without Flying I’ve stayed on the ground, to help fight climate change. Here’s what happened.
  Health & Science
Oct. 2 2014 12:53 PM The Panic Virus How public health officials are keeping Americans calm about the Ebola threat.
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?