Putin and Obama had a very unproductive phone call
Putin and Obama had a very unproductive phone call.
We must mentally arm ourselves against a reality about which we only recently disarmed ourselves: the reality of protracted conflict.
Crimea will vote on whether to become part of Russia, while the U.S. steps up sanctions.
Vladimir Putin isn't invading Crimea or trying to secure the land around which his warm-water fleet is based, no, no. He is protecting Russian speakers from brazen fascist aggression on the part of the Ukrainians. Truth is, protecting, uh, Russian speakers in Crimea has been a passion of Putin's for a long time.How long?
John Kerry's on the move, and Hillary Clinton compared Putin to Hitler.
Do Ukrainian Jews have more to fear from pro-Western nationalist fascists or Russian sympathizers?
Putin rants, panic calms, and rumors circulate that Yanukovich is dead.
Putin's dada press conference.
Moscow's pressure has made nationalists in Ukraine, says a Russian dissident. But ham-fisted Ukrainian-language laws further drove Crimea's Russian-speakers toward Putin