David Klion

Watch This Film About Belarus. It Shows Putin's Bleak Vision for Eastern Europe
April 20, 2014

“Belarus isn’t sexy. Sexy countries have oil, gas, diamonds, sea, mountains.” A woman named Yana is standing on a stage wearing a robe and a crown of flowers, surrounded by fellow actors and delivering a fiery speech in Russian.

The Best Historical Analogy for Crimea Doesn't Involve Nazis
March 07, 2014

For precedent, look to Cyprus instead of Poland.