Russia

Ukrainian Lessons for an American President
March 07, 2014

We must mentally arm ourselves against a reality about which we only recently disarmed ourselves: the reality of protracted conflict.

What Are Economic Sanctions and How Would They Affect the Crisis in Ukraine?
March 06, 2014

Here's everything you need to know about the U.S.'s potential economic sanctions against Russia.

Let's Not Kid Ourselves: These Are Russian Soldiers in Ukraine (Video)
March 06, 2014

Not that we believed Putin anyway. But now we have proof he's lying.

Ukraine Crisis News Roundup: March 6
March 06, 2014

Crimea will vote on whether to become part of Russia, while the U.S. steps up sanctions.

Eastern Ukraine Is Still Fighting Its Past
Life under Stalin's long shadow
March 06, 2014

The country in crisis has yet to escape Stalin's long shadow.

Russians Will Always Be America's Favorite Villains. And Now They're Back.
March 05, 2014

The return of the obsolete, in American culture, can only register as corniness or nostalgia. So what are we to make of our cold war enemy's actions today?

Five Guidelines for America's Foreign Policy Towards Russia
March 05, 2014

Changing Russian policy is doable if the US is careful and adroit. 

Ukraine Crisis News Roundup: March 5
March 05, 2014

John Kerry's on the move, and Hillary Clinton compared Putin to Hitler.

Joining Internet Commenters Everywhere, Hillary Clinton Compares Putin to Hitler
March 05, 2014

Hillary Clinton reportedly compared Vladimir Putin to Hitler. The analogy is off, and also seems unpresidential (which isn't irrelevant in Clinton's case).

The Most Interesting Part of Abby Martin’s Outburst on Russia Today: Its Aftermath
March 05, 2014

Russia Today's image management team went totally off the rails.

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