Putin

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.

Russia's Currency Is Plummeting and Putin's Billionaires Are Cannibalizing Each Other
November 07, 2014

This is what it looks like when an oligarchy destroys an entire economy.

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

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

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.

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.

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