Vladimir Putin

The Bizarre End to Vladimir Putin's Bizarre Marriage
Hunting season's open: The Russian president is officially a stag
June 06, 2013

Hunting season's open: The Russian president is officially a stag

Foreigners in Their Own Land
Will Monday's anti-Putin protest in Moscow revive the movement?
May 06, 2013

Will Monday's Anti-Putin Protest in Moscow Revive the Movement?

We Told You So
How Russia responded to the Boston bombings
April 21, 2013

How Russia responded to the Boston bombings

What Tim Geithner Could Have Learned From Cyprus
At least one country said no to making the little guys bail out the big guys
March 25, 2013

Sure, Cyprus' government is comically inept. Their bailout still beat ours. Here's why.

Saving Cyprustan
How Russia Sees Cyprus
March 24, 2013

For Russia, spending a few billion bucks on a bailout could have bought an ally.

Russia's Past Is Ever Present
The "homosexual propaganda" ban is traditionalism at its worst
February 08, 2013

The "homosexual propaganda" ban is traditionalism at its worst.

Gerard Depardieu's Russian Citizenship Is a Passport to a Westerner's Playground
January 08, 2013

He gets all the benefits, without any of the drawbacks.

The Rise of Russia’s Gun Nuts
November 16, 2012

Maria Butina greeted her guests with a gun in her holster and her hands on her hips.

Oh, No! Not Another Apologia from a Journalist Who Won't Vote! Oh, Yes—But This Time, Blame Russia.
November 06, 2012

A writer's experience watching Russian journalists cross the line in the name of fighting Putin convinced her not to vote back home

Kremlin Tightens Screws, Unwittingly Loosens Bolts
October 18, 2012

The Kremlin cracks down on the Opposition Coordination Council, but it's only going to give the opposition greater legitimacy.

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