History, whatever Hegel or Marx may have said about tragedy and farce, can also repeat itself as a tragicomedy.
You don't cross the Rubicon, argued Andre Malraux, in order to sit down on the other side and fish in its waters. Yet this is exactly what Boris Yeltsin did.
Nothing is over, not even the counting; given the prevailing mood of mutual suspicion there will be plenty of disputes over the final result.
Jacques Attali, until June 25 the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development but for years the French President's personal assistant, cannot be too happy with the reason he
The plans painstakingly prepared by the master builders of Maastricht now lie torn to ribbons. The once mighty mark is showing signs of wear under the strain of German reunification.
For once Boris Yeltsin was true to his word. He had said in public that August would be the month of "artillery preparations" and September the time of the clash. On September 21, at 8 P.M.
Capitalism is re-entering Russia dripping with blood. Whether Boris Yeltsin's successful putsch will extend his reign remains to be seen.
This issue also featured contributions from Boris Kagarlitsky and Aleksandr Likhotal under the same headline.
At the news that in Rome well over a third of the electorate voted for Gianfranco Fini, leader of the neo-Fascist M.S.I.
Lobsters, French cookbooks assert, love to be cooked alive.