Posts Tagged: Russia
Despite risks to domestic politics and local administration, Germany is opening its gates to vast numbers of refugees.
The Russian military moves to shore up the Syrian Regime in its fight against the Islamic State and other rebel forces.
Meanwhile, some in Finland sympathize with Russia.
Sixty years after Albert Einstein and Bertrand Russell issued their manifesto about the growing threat of world war, the globe continues to face the prospect of nuclear annihilation -- coupled with the looming threat of climate change.
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
U.S. saber-rattling over the Ukraine Crisis can lure Russia into war.
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.