Posts Tagged: Russia
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.
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.
The countries of the former Warsaw Pact are not knuckling under to pressure from Russia. They're trying to avoid a new cold war.
Reese Erlich's new book on Syria combines on-the-ground reporting with an encyclopedic background in the region’s history.
The U.S. recently made the case that Russia is in violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, but it needs to look in the mirror, too.
Unthinkable? Perhaps, but it’s entirely plausible that Vladimir Putin could attack a NATO country with nuclear weapons and emerge victorious.
The case parallels the sarin attack in Syria a year ago.
The Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty was a product of the Reagan-Gorbachev Reykjavík nuclear summit.