Linda Kinstler

Russia's Currency Crashed Because Vladimir Putin Put His Cronies Before His People
December 16, 2014

Russia's currency now beats Ukraine's as the worst-performing currency in the world this year.

Ukraine's Separatist Elections Were Laughable, But We Should Take Them Seriously
November 03, 2014

While the world's attention has waned, Ukraine has only gotten worse.

Ukraine's Election Wasn't Just a Win for Pro-Europeans. It Was a Win for Democracy Itself.
October 27, 2014

A year after the protests began, reforms might finally come. 

Maine Independents May Inadvertently Put an Extremist Republican Governor in Office—Again
The state's three-way gubernatorial race is quickly devolving into tragicomedy
October 15, 2014

The state's three-way gubernatorial race could devolve into a tragicomedy. 

Videos: Ukrainians Are Literally Throwing Their Politicians Into the Trash
October 01, 2014

Probably NOT the answer to Ukraine's political problems...

Putin Just Got Exactly What He Wanted in Eastern Ukraine
September 16, 2014

The Ukranian government is going to give separatist rebels self-rule.

Ukraine's Ceasefire Will Fail. It's a Foregone Conclusion.
September 05, 2014

Explosions were reported just minutes after the ceasefire began.

NATO Can't Do Anything to Save Ukraine
But this week's summit is a win for the U.S.
September 03, 2014

The biggest winner at this week's summit: the U.S.

Putin Will Never, Ever Admit That Russia Has Invaded Ukraine
August 28, 2014

Evidence of Russian casualties in Ukraine will not force the president's hand.

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