Is the role of the Pentagon and its former brass under Trump similar to the former KGB in post-Soviet Russia?
What Putin learned from the 1989 German revolution — and how he misunderstood it
Can Russia ever become a modern, economically competitive, democratic society as long as Putin is in charge?
How is former KGB official Vladimir Putin different from the last KGB man to run the country?
What can the world learn from the Soviet experience in Afghanistan?
How did Putin — like his predecessor Catherine the Great — turn Russia’s gaze inward rather than westward?