Regions / Russia
If Ukraine wants to move closer to the West, it will probably have to submit to the knife.
According to Stephen Walt, insecurity, not the urge to expand, is behind Russia’s actions in Ukraine.
The Chief of Staff of Ukraine’s Armed Forces, General Viktor Muzhenko stated that the only Russian citizens fighting in the contested region are residents of that region or Ukraine and some Russian citizens.
Congressional hawks are putting on a show in Washington, and they've invited the Israeli prime minister to guest star. Who else might fit the bill?
Frontline ignores the role that the Harvard Economics Department played in post-Soviet privatization and the ensuing corruption.
Despite the ruble falling as fast as oil prices, the Russian economy is unlikely to collapse.
For U.S. communities dependent on the same industries that have brought Russia to its knees, the time to start planning an economic transition is now.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
As the climate warms and the ice melts, the Arctic could become the next great theater of global cooperation—or a battlefield.
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.