Posts Tagged: Vladimir Putin
The Winter Olympics in Sochi have brought renewed scrutiny to vulnerabilities that could undermine Russia's ongoing ambitions for international prestige.
Clashes of colors — red shirts vs. yellow shirts in Thailand, a faded orange revolution in Ukraine — have many people reaching for the rainbow in response.
We don’t have many Nelson Mandelas left, and we don’t really like the more pedestrian politicians that we’ve been saddled with.
We did not need Russian President Vladimir Putin to remind us of the fiction that America’s commitment to values and social practices makes it exceptional in the community of nations.
Russian President Putin steps into the peace breach on Syria.
But the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi provide a key platform to repeal Russian laws against gays.
Victims of the devastating coastal Black Sea flooding are quick to blame the authorities.
Russia's push to explore for oil in the Arctic is bad news.
Russians are coming out onto the streets to transform their country once again.
Stephen Cohen explores the conventional wisdom about Soviet and Russian history in his latest book.