The economic prognosis for Putin does not look good.
Russians Are Absolutely Gleeful Over the U.S. Space Rocket Explosion
October 29, 2014
Guess who built the rocket's engine, though. Hint: Not the U.S.!
Ukraine's Election Wasn't Just a Win for Pro-Europeans. It Was a Win for Democracy Itself.
October 27, 2014
A year after the protests began, reforms might finally come.
The Edward Snowden Documentary Accidentally Exposes His Lies
October 25, 2014
That was probably not intentional.
I Was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ukraine 20 Years Ago. Now I'm a War Reporter There. Here's What's Changed.
October 21, 2014
The change is astonishing.
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."
Probably NOT the answer to Ukraine's political problems...
Finally, a Russian Jewish Novel Breaks Out of the Autobiographical Rut
September 19, 2014
New novel asks how the heroism of Soviet-era Jewish dissidents becomes a blueprint for political action for a new generation.
Does Obama fully grasp Russia's role in the geopolitical order?
Putin Just Got Exactly What He Wanted in Eastern Ukraine
September 16, 2014
The Ukranian government is going to give separatist rebels self-rule.