As a Dutchman, the crisis in Eastern Europe didn't really hit home. Until it did.
Putin Is Trying to Reconstruct the Russian Empire
July 21, 2014
Whatever it takes.
The U.S. alone can't cripple the Kremlin with economic sanctions.
Putin Can Still Invade Ukraine Whenever He Pleases
June 25, 2014
And he's hoping the West won't notice.
Putin and his propaganda machine have convinced the people of Donetsk that they're fighting for their lives, and suddenly he's lost interest in their fight.
Vladimir Medinsky believes Russians have an extra chromosome
Russia's first blogger, Anton Nossik, denounces Putin's Internet crackdown.
Trying to 'Win' Ukraine Could Lead to Its Collapse
May 05, 2014
If the West really wants to save Ukraine, it has to stop thinking in terms of "beating" Russia.
Jews comprise less than 0.5 percent of the Ukrainian population. Yet anti-Semitic caricatures have taken center stage in the conflict.
John McCain Compared Putin to Hitler, But No One Noticed
April 24, 2014
Like, Really Compared Him To Hitler.