The Crime of the Century
March 04, 2015
One year after Russia's smash-and-grab, the world has all but conceded Crimea to Vladimir Putin.
The U.S. Should Arm Ukraine—But Not Because This War Is Winnable
February 06, 2015
If enough Russians die in battle, the tide of public opinion will turn.
The War in Ukraine Has Somehow Gotten Even Worse
January 23, 2015
The government has lost the Donetsk airport. Again.
An alarming number of Russian military planes are flying through international airspace with their transponders turned off.
Ordinary Ukrainians Are Using Facebook to Arm Their Soldiers
January 09, 2015
In Ukraine’s battle against Russian-backed separatists, civilians keep the army equipped.
The Three Worst Foreign Policy Predictions of 2014
December 31, 2014
Russia would never invade Ukraine, right?
Russia and the U.S. Need to Get Along. The World's Safety Depends on It.
December 19, 2014
We must protect the nukes at all costs.
Russia's Currency Crashed Because Vladimir Putin Put His Cronies Before His People
December 16, 2014
Russia's currency now beats Ukraine's as the worst-performing currency in the world this year.
Russia's Publishing Industry is Churning Out Revisionist Histories
November 19, 2014
Russia’s publishing industry is one of the few sectors of the country's economy that does not appear to be tanking.
Sentenced to Death with a Show of Hands
November 16, 2014
Eastern Ukrainian rebels are reinventing justice