Russia

While We Praise Ukrainian Restraint, Putin Builds His Neo-Soviet Empire
April 21, 2014

Does the Kremlin view Kiev’s judiciousness and restraint as acquiescence to Putin’s aggression?

Which Former Soviet State Could Be the Next Ukraine?
April 21, 2014

Russia says it has an obligation to protect Russian speakers everywhere, which could be used as an excuse to make additional landgrabs.

Edward Snowden Is Russia's Puppet Now
Any shred of heroism was lost at Putin's press farce
April 18, 2014

Edward Snowden is not a whistleblower, or a hero. He is a man who helps dictators make propaganda to embarrass his own country.

What Does the Geneva Agreement Mean for Ukraine?
April 17, 2014

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Ukraine Is Not Ordering Its Jews to Register
April 17, 2014

You can breathe easy. That rumor was inaccurate. 

Ukrainian Extremists Will Only Triumph if Russia Invades
April 17, 2014

It is the propaganda of the postwar period, much more than the experience of the war itself, that counts in the memory of Ukrainian politics of today—and that will affect the country's fate.

Russia Has Basically Invaded Ukraine Again. Here's Why Kiev Isn't Shooting Back
April 16, 2014

When other countries are invaded, they fight back. So why isn't Ukraine?

A Year After the Boston Bombing, U.S.-Russia Counterterrorism Cooperation Is Only Getting Worse
April 16, 2014

They were never great to begin with. Now, tensions over Ukraine are making it worse.

The U.S. Is Being Routed by Russia in the Information War Over Ukraine
April 16, 2014

Russian jokes will defeat American earnestness every time.

Vladimir Putin Is Accidentally Bringing Eastern and Western Ukraine Together
April 16, 2014

Eastern Ukrainians want stability more than anything. Putin is causing the opposite.

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