Does Ukraine Exist?

Putin doesn’t think so. NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I n mid July, Russian caudillo Vladimir Putin published a remarkable essay in which he argued that Ukraine does not, in some important sense, exist. Later this month, Ukrainian President…

One Woman’s Struggle against the Cuban Regime

Rosa María Payá (Photo: Stacy Feinman) Rosa María Payá has personally suffered at the hands of Cuba’s tyrants. Now she fights against their cruelty toward all Cubans. On July 22, 2012, in the neighborhood of El Cerro in Havana, Cuba,…

The Hymnal Advantage

(Jewelsy/Getty Images) Having a common songbook unites congregations and strengthens the church. One of the reasons for the diversity in church music is that no specific instructions were given in Scripture on how churches should…