Are Critics of Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine ‘Warmongers’?


Concerns Grow In Ukraine Over Pro Russian Demonstrations In The Crimea Region

No one seriously believes that Putin is going to stop at his latest invasion point.

Why Putin Invaded Ukraine


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Three words. Because he could.

CNN: Is “Putin Bullying Obama” ?


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This is what American power has come down to.

Why Ukraine’s Russian Problem Won’t Go Away


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It’s the same problem in Venezuela or Egypt.

Is Russia Bringing Down Turkey’s Islamic Government Over Syrian Civil War?


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Erdogan’s crisis began with a Russian crackdown

Putin Makes it Official: RT is the New Pravda


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“Russia has its own independent politics and strongly defends its national interests.”

The Indomitable Natalia Gorbanevskaya


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A noble voice of the Soviet dissident movement passes from the stage.

Why the Syrian WMDs Don’t Actually Matter


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Obama’s mistake was hinging an attack on Syria on WMDs

How Russia Cashes in on UN Corruption


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For much of the past decade, Russia has been engaged in a systematic effort to stymie attempts to root out corruption in U.N. spending.

Putin Offers Russian Peacekeeping Troops for Golan Heights


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This is probably the best offer Putin made since the time he offered to trade Obama all of America’s nuclear codes for a handful of red jelly beans.