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.



Scalia’s Liberal Streak

The conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.

Colorado Is Ground Zero for the Fight Over Female Voters

There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?

The NFL Explains How It Sees “the Role of the Female”

The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B


Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey

No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.


The Other Huxtable Effect

Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.

Cliff Huxtable Explains the World: Five Lessons From TV’s Greatest Dad

Why Television Needs a New Cosby Show Right Now

  News & Politics
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.