Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Putin”

Why Is Russia Dying?

The role of hopelessness in Russia’s unusually high mortality rate.

Posted September 9th, 2014

Imperialist Russia

Putin’s bellicose remarks on Kiev are outrageous.

Posted September 2nd, 2014

Putin Told Us So

If John McCain dies and goes to hell, he will spend eternity …

Posted August 23rd, 2014

Wanted: A Russian Hezbollah

The New Yorker‘s David Remnick has a great piece out describing the …

Posted August 4th, 2014

Russia, As Seen From Silicon Valley

Here’s a provocative essay by Max Skibinsky, a Russian emigre who is …

Posted July 22nd, 2014

The Monster Putin Created

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

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

Russia, Europe’s Best Friend?

The Times reports that Russia is becoming the darling of the European …

Posted May 21st, 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

Seems Like Old (Soviet) Times

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

Posted April 12th, 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

On Russia, Don’t Believe The US Media

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

Posted February 20th, 2014