For precedent, look to Cyprus instead of Poland
For precedent, look to Cyprus instead of Poland.
Life under Stalin's long shadow
The country in crisis has yet to escape Stalin's long shadow.
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?
Hillary Clinton reportedly compared Vladimir Putin to Hitler. The analogy is off, and also seems unpresidential (which isn't irrelevant in Clinton's case).
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.
The Obama administration's rhetoric on Russia is accomplishing nothing
The president should invoke democratic ideals, condemn the Crimea occupation, and shut up.
Adam Michnik on the Ukraine crisis
Polish cold-war dissident Adam Michnik says the Ukraine occupation might be the beginning of Putin's end.
A Pussy Riot founder on the occupation of Crimea—and the silence in Moscow
Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina on the occupation of Crimea—and the silence in Moscow