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Posts tagged “Putin”

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

Putin At Church

A reader sent me a link to this Cathy Young piece about …

Posted January 4th, 2013

Our First World Problems

So, continuing with my reading of Alistair Horne’s history of Paris, I …

Posted August 22nd, 2012

Alexandra Kollontai & Pussy Riot

I know the Pussy Riot story is just about played out, but …

Posted August 22nd, 2012

The Slag Solzhenitsyns

An Orthodox friend writes: Reading the scatalogical details reminded me so much …

Posted August 18th, 2012

Pussy Riot’s Persecution Complex

I have said in this space that I think the Russian government …

Posted August 11th, 2012

Orthodox Riot Over Pussy Riot

I had so much fun typing the subject line of this post. …

Posted August 10th, 2012