Russia

Russia's War in Crimea Could Have Happened 20 Years Ago, But Didn't. This Is What Changed
March 02, 2014

Western arrogance left Russia feeling humiliated—and led to the rise of Vladimir Putin.

The Crisis in Ukraine Could Hurt Your Wallet
March 02, 2014

If energy is disrupted, gas prices and plane fares in the U.S. could go up.

Meet Vladimir Putin's American Apologist
March 02, 2014

We need to "understand" Russia's view of aggression? Try to apply that logic next time some American neocon calls for invading someone.

Here's What International Law Says About Russia's Intervention in Ukraine
March 02, 2014

There are only 3 cases in which a nation can use force against another nation. Does this pass that test? 

Russia Has Always Thought of Eastern Ukraine as Russian Land
March 02, 2014

And Vladimir Putin wants to be a "gatherer of Russian lands."

Ukraine Crisis News Roundup: March 2
March 02, 2014

While you were sleeping

Vladimir Putin's New Axis of Evil: Liberal Russians, Ukrainian 'Fascists,' and America
March 02, 2014

When the dust settles, the lack of any long-term strategy on Kremlin’s part will become unmistakable. 

The Crimean Tatars: A Primer
March 02, 2014

The peninsula's oldest residents are also the ones least keen on Russian rule. Here's why.

How Ukraine Will Shape the Future of the Middle East
March 02, 2014

The U.S. is are not without leverage in Ukraine, and the world is watching. 

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