An alarming number of Russian military planes are flying through international airspace with their transponders turned off.
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.
Now That Russia Has Invaded Ukraine Again, Let's Stop Pretending a Ceasefire Ever Existed
November 12, 2014
The fighting has been raging for months.
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
October 15, 2014
The state's three-way gubernatorial race could devolve into a tragicomedy.
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
September 03, 2014
The biggest winner at this week's summit: the U.S.