After 20 years in power, Putin’s balance sheet is weak. Considering Russia strong is a serious misreading of its real situation at home and abroad.
Today’s U.S. Republicans are the equivalent of the Brezhnev crew in the late-stage Soviet Union. It, too, fought very hard to uphold political ideas decades after they had passed their sell by date.
Putin embarked on yet another re-election bid, making full use of his constitutional changes over the years.
Why is the U.S. space program shying away from its ambitious missions of the past?
Why does former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev not get credit for ending the Cold War?
How is former KGB official Vladimir Putin different from the last KGB man to run the country?