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.



Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.

The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team

The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?


Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 11:40 AM The U.S. Has Spent $7 Billion Fighting the War on Drugs in Afghanistan. It Hasn’t Worked. 
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM The Global Millionaires Club Is Booming and Losing Its Exclusivity
Atlas Obscura
Oct. 21 2014 12:40 PM Asamkirche: The Rococo Church Where Death Hides in Plain Sight
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 1:12 PM George Tiller's Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Doctor, Claims Right of Free Speech
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Oct. 21 2014 12:05 PM Same-Sex Couples at Home With Themselves in 1980s America
Oct. 21 2014 10:43 AM Social Networking Didn’t Start at Harvard It really began at a girls’ reform school.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.