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. Truth is, protecting, uh, Russian speakers in Crimea has been a passion of Putin's for a long time.How long?
John Kerry's on the move, and Hillary Clinton compared Putin to Hitler.
Hillary Clinton reportedly compared Vladimir Putin to Hitler. The analogy is off, and also seems unpresidential (which isn't irrelevant in Clinton's case).
Russia Today's image management team went totally off the rails.
Mad about Vlad!
Strong, mean, shirtless.
A dispatch by two eastern Ukrainian teachers
The protesters who took over government buildings in Kharkiv on Monday could not help being pro-Russian, since they were Russians, brought from Russia by bus.
Rich Russians live all over Europe, and they spend a lot of money. If it wants to punish Putin, Europe has to persuade its citizens to forgo that cash.
Do Ukrainian Jews have more to fear from pro-Western nationalist fascists or Russian sympathizers?
The United States and Russia do not trade much with each other.
Putin rants, panic calms, and rumors circulate that Yanukovich is dead.