Rod Dreher

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Posts in category “Russia”

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

Ukraine Moves Towards Civil War Revolution

It’s getting extremely dangerous in Ukraine: KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine descended into …

Posted February 20th, 2014

On Russia, Don’t Believe The US Media

So says the veteran Princeton and NYU Russia expert Stephen F. Cohen, …

Posted February 20th, 2014

You Gluttonous Orthodox Worm

If you are an Orthodox Christian, it will not have escaped your …

Posted February 13th, 2014

Nuland Working To Overthrow Ukraine Government

Did you hear the audio of the phone call between Assistant US …

Posted February 10th, 2014

Daft Russian Cop Punk

Above, a studio version of the Moscow police choir singing Daft Punk’s …

Posted February 9th, 2014

Is Putin Running The L.A. Schools?

Wow look at this disgusting Sochi hotel room… jk, it’s an LA …

Posted February 9th, 2014

Toska, She Said To The Ugly Americans

I’m at a conference at a resort outside of Austin. In one …

Posted February 8th, 2014