Their Fears Are Coming True: People Are Disappearing in Crimea Now That Russia's in Charge
October 16, 2014
"We survived the communist times, Stalin, Lenin. We will survive this Putin too."
Tuvalu (pop. 10,782) has turned its back on big bad Vladimir Putin.
To see Crimea's future, look at the last time Putin's Russia decided to unilaterally re-draw the map of Europe.
Once There Was a Great Russian Strongman Named Vladimir...
March 18, 2014
No one will be praying before an icon of Putin a thousand years from now.
The Morning After: Crimea Awakens to Hangovers and Confusion
March 17, 2014
What happens to people's money? Who's in control of that military base? So many unanswered questions...
Here are three simple steps to putting together a bogus vote.
Sleepless in Simferopol
March 15, 2014
No one knows what Putin will do after Sunday's election. The fear is familiar to Crimea's Tatars.
Rich Russians live all over Europe, and they spend a lot of money. If it wants to punish Putin, Europe has to persuade its citizens to forgo that cash.
Sochi Is Haunted by the Ghosts of a Forgotten Genocide
February 06, 2014
The Winter Olympics arrive 150 years after an ethnic cleansing.
A City Apart
March 20, 2013
London's financial center faces an electoral insurrection.