Republicans Are Playing Politics While Ukraine Faces Default
“The rest of the world is furious at us”
March 06, 2014

The GOP is blocking legislation that would help Ukraine avoid a default.

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. 

Putin's Been Wanting Crimea for a Long, Long Time
March 05, 2014

Vladimir Putin isn't invading Crimea or trying to secure the land around which his warm-water fleet is based, no, no. He is protecting Russian speakers from brazen fascist aggression on the part of the Ukrainians.

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.

The Increasingly Awkward Conservative Crush on Putin
Mad about Vlad!
March 04, 2014

Strong, mean, shirtless.

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