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The Strategy of Sochi: Did Censorship or Friendship Define the Winter Games?

Alan Kelly | Posted 04.29.2014 | Media
Alan Kelly

Sochi was a showcase for soft power strategy and there is no doubt that influence plays were being run.

David Lohr

Missing Girl's Family Fear For Her Safety

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.10.2012 | Crime

Family and friends of a teenage girl missing more than two months from Star City, W.Va., are starting to fear the worst. The FBI joined the search ...

Flight School: Transparency Not -- A Little Rant

Esther Dyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Esther Dyson

The thing that drives me crazy about this place is that there are no maps. Every week it seems that I have a class in some new place I have never heard of, and there's no map to find out where it is.

Flight School: Star City Personal Logistics

Esther Dyson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esther Dyson

You wouldn't believe it based on the traffic, but most Muscovites don't have cars. The challenge is the kilometer-plus from the Prophy (where I live) to the gate of Star City.

Flight School: Back to Blog!

Esther Dyson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Esther Dyson

I'm sitting here in Star City, training to be a cosmonaut, and I was sure I would have the time to write a blog after classes every day from 9 to 6. Now's the time to get serious about it.

Flight School: Day 0

Esther Dyson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Esther Dyson

So, here I am at Star City near Moscow, getting a medical check-up in order to go into training as a backup astronaut.