Posts Tagged: Vladimir Putin
The last time the U.S. accused Russia of downing a civilian airliner, nuclear war nearly broke out.
The Russian prime minister may still bear some of the blame, though.
Ukraine is in the throes of a human rights crisis, with serious violations on both sides.
To avoid the escalation in east-west tensions, both Putin and Obama need to view each other with a great deal more clarity and understanding.
Vladimir Putin has a point: the United States seems to have discovered international law only recently.
Fashions come and go. And this year, across the broad swath of Eurasia, fascism is in.
Sanctioning Russia may actually reduce its incentive to change course in Crimea.
The deadlock in the UN Security Council combined with Russia’s disregard for Western approval have the U.S. and its allies stymied.
Political divisions in Ukraine are more accurately explained by historic preferences and influence of the local elites than by language.
Even as we condemn the introduction of Russian troops in Crimea, we have to remember that the Cold War is over—and both sides must act that way.