Rod Dreher

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Posts tagged “Putin”

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

Is Putin Running The L.A. Schools?

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

Posted February 9th, 2014

Putinfreude

As someone who is a gripey traveler, I must admit to having …

Posted February 7th, 2014

Washington: Syrian Jihadists’ Useful Idiots

According to a new UK defense think tank study, about half the …

Posted September 16th, 2013