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Posts in category “Russia”

The Monster Putin Created

David Remnick writes about a recent talk he had with former Putin …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Russia Vs. Ukraine Is Not Our War

A reader e-mails: Some of your commentators have challenged you: “Yeah, but …

Posted July 18th, 2014

Russia & The Fate Of KAL 007 Malaysian Airlines 17

As of this writing, we don’t yet know who shot down the …

Posted July 17th, 2014

How Will Russia Lose Siberia To China?

Seems to me that the question is not if, but how, and …

Posted July 7th, 2014

Will Ukraine Crisis Spark World War III?

Graham Allison consider it a remote possibility, but not as remote as …

Posted May 11th, 2014

Some Fascists Are More Kremlin-Approved Than Others

Here’s a bizarre story: the Kremlin-funded news network RT yesterday interviewed an …

Posted May 7th, 2014

Carl Bildt & Russian Disinformation

There’s a Russian news agency story rocketing around the Orthodox web alleging …

Posted May 5th, 2014

The Wheat & The Tares In Russia

In First Things, John Burgess has a long, thoughtful, fairly comprehensive report …

Posted April 16th, 2014

Seems Like Old (Soviet) Times

Yesterday in Moscow, a chilling sign of the times appeared: A giant banner …

Posted April 12th, 2014

Why Does Finland Educate Its Kids Better?

Gracy Olmstead explores the Finnish way of educating their children, and finds …

Posted March 19th, 2014

The West’s Outrage Porn Over Crimea

Simon Jenkins says that the Western do-something professionals are basically circle-jerking over …

Posted March 12th, 2014

Russian TV Anchor Quits On Live Broadcast

RT America is a TV news channel funded by the Russian government. …

Posted March 5th, 2014

Inside Putin’s Head

David Brooks says that if we’re going to understand what makes Vladimir …

Posted March 4th, 2014

The ‘Wrong Side Of History’ Codswallop

I hate this: US president Barack Obama on Monday called Russia’s actions …

Posted March 3rd, 2014

What’s Russia’s Game?

As events have unfolded rapidly today, I find myself perplexed over why …

Posted March 1st, 2014

No, Sen. McCain, We Are Americans

Quoting administration sources, the Washington Post reports that Russian troops have invaded …

Posted February 28th, 2014

The Guns Of Kiev

A Ukrainian friend sent this. If protesters who took over Times Square …

Posted February 20th, 2014