Putin

Russia's Half-Empty Humanitarian Convoy Just Might Start a War With Ukraine
August 15, 2014

The Russian convoy is being trailed by armed personnel carriers.

A City of Roses, Turned to Ruins
Life on the eerie streets of Ukraine's final separatist stronghold
August 15, 2014

"There are no police here to stop us." 

Putin Bans Import of Food From Countries That Sanctioned Russia
Cuts off nose to spite face
August 06, 2014

Cuts off nose to spite face. 

Russian Prosecutor's Office Threatens to Shut Down Russian News Site for Article About Siberian Self-Determination
Isn't that ironic, don't you think?
August 02, 2014

National self-determination is for Russian-speakers in Ukraine, not in Russia. 

The West Has Cornered Putin—and That's When He's Most Dangerous
July 29, 2014

Sanctions have backed Putin into a corner. He just might lash out.

The MH17 Disaster Is All America's Fault?
Ron Paul and 'The Nation' want the U.S. to stop blaming poor Russia
July 24, 2014

Ron Paul and 'The Nation' want the U.S. to stop blaming poor Russia.

A Parable for Putin
Based on a true story.
July 20, 2014

I learned an important lesson when I was five, and it's one Putin never seems to have learned. 

The Russian Public Has a Totally Different Understanding of What Happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
And it's more of a problem than you think.
July 20, 2014

Putin has become prisoner to his own propaganda machine.

Pro-Russia Rebels in Ukraine Are Using Malaysia Airlines Victims’ Bodies as a Bargaining Chip
July 20, 2014

Just when the news out of Eastern Ukraine couldn’t get any worse, it did.

The Malaysia Airlines Disaster Is Vladimir Putin's Lockerbie Bombing
July 18, 2014

The Russian president can de-escalate or become a Qaddafi-like pariah.

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