Edward Snowden's Strange Layover in Moscow
June 23, 2013
As I write this, Edward Snowden waits in a "capsule" at a new hotel at Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport until he takes off for Havana at 2:05pm tomorrow afternoon.
Those $%@#&! Russians Aren't Always Wrong
June 18, 2013
It was no surprise that, after speaking in private for two hours in Northern Ireland, President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin looked “tense and uncomfortable,” or, as the pool report put it, “serious and unsmiling.” Not only did t
The Bizarre End to Vladimir Putin's Bizarre Marriage
June 06, 2013
Hunting season's open: The Russian president is officially a stag
Foreigners in Their Own Land
May 06, 2013
Will Monday's Anti-Putin Protest in Moscow Revive the Movement?
We Told You So
April 21, 2013
How Russia responded to the Boston bombings
What Tim Geithner Could Have Learned From Cyprus
March 25, 2013
Sure, Cyprus' government is comically inept. Their bailout still beat ours. Here's why.
March 24, 2013
For Russia, spending a few billion bucks on a bailout could have bought an ally.
Russia's Past Is Ever Present
February 08, 2013
The "homosexual propaganda" ban is traditionalism at its worst.
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.