Reflections on Putin and Russian domestic politics.
The annexation of Crimea may remain Putin’s only success in his Cold War against the United States.
Hannah Arendt would have found a lot to dislike about today’s Russia. But she would have loved Pussy Riot.
Kaliningrad could be Putin’s and Russia’s best diplomatic card in 2015.
Realism needs to prevail in Kiev, but the prospects aren’t that dim.
People in Eastern Ukraine have figured out how to use their heritage for advantage against Putin and Russia.
Why on earth did Ukraine’s deposed President Viktor Yanukovich now apologize for calling in the Russians?
Europe and the United States must look at the real challenges they face.