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Shackleton’s Way: Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explore


The heroism of British explorer Ernest Shackleton best known for his failed 1914 Antarctic expedition in which he saved his 27-member crew from perishing under harrowing conditions for more than two years has… Continue reading

How Russian journalists became a hostage of Putin’s foreign policy


How Russian journalists became a hostage of Putin’s foreign policy   “I don’t wanna talk to you” – these were the words from a famous British politician lady Catherin Ashton, directed to me… Continue reading

Russians emerge: a new wave of immigrants, running away of Putin’s regime, to hit the U.S.


In the end of the month Russian citizen Victor Oleynik will know the decision of the U.S. immigration official about the status of political asylum he requested on October, 11th. Oleynik who is… Continue reading

Life and death of John McCain


Why the Russian state media doesn’t recognize Arizona’s Senator Thursday, October, 25 marked the two month anniversary of the death of the esteemed Arizona Senator, John McCain. Alex Gorbachev, a Russian journalist and… Continue reading

Thousands gather in Mesa to support President Donald Trump


President Donald Trump supporters turned out in droves for his Mesa rally, and so did Humphrey fellows of Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. During the rally just few protesters were spotted… Continue reading

“To fight for freedom!” – mission statement of Alex Gorbachev


My name is Alex Gorbachev. I came from Russia, where I worked for 7 years as a reporter, and later as a chief deputy editor for nation-wide daily newspaper named The Independent. It… Continue reading

Learning team work while learning to cook


Our first Cook Party at RoPo: “A-la Russian chicken” and conversation about different cultures By: Isaac Windes, Alex Gorbachev, Li Lan Wu and Adey Tegene There are roughly 6,900 languages spoken worldwide by… Continue reading

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