Tag Archives: Russia

Bennett Is Siding With Putin, the Ruthless Killer

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By opting for “neutrality” on Putin’s war against Ukraine, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has gravely betrayed Israel’s founding moral principles.

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Bringing Russian Oligarchs to Justice

Why we need to worry that the current zeal of Western authorities to go after the Russian oligarchs will decline over time.

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Can Russia’s Oligarchs Be Brought to Justice?

Only if we fight the corruption coming from the Kremlin and its coterie of oligarchs in earnest do the Russian people have a fair chance for a decent future.

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How the War in Ukraine Affects Africa

Poor countries bear a disproportionate brunt of Putin’s war. But the fundamental reshaping of energy policies also offers seeds of hope for Africa.

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Schröder, Putin and the Laws of Omerta

Mario Puzo’s “The Godfather” movie is all you need to understand Gerhard Schröder, the former German Chancellor and close Putin crony.

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The New Cold War Era

How Vladimir Putin’s actions in Ukraine are altering many previously long-held assumptions. Being criminal – and monstrous — is what Russia’s presumed “greatness” has been reduced to.

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Putin and Mussolini: Brothers in Spirit

Reflections on the complicit role of the Russian Orthodox Church in Putin’s brutal rule in Russia itself — and beyond Russia’s borders.

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Georgia (the Republic) on My Mind

We cannot just worry about the Baltic states, we should also consider Georgia. A very timely tribute to Tbilisi and God’s “heavenly feast”.

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Erdogan’s Balancing Act Between Russia and Ukraine

Turkey’s strongman leader has expressed support for the besieged country. He has also joined Putin’s assault on the Western media.

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Why India and the U.S. Should Work Together in Central Asia

India’s engagement with Central Asia provides opportunities for the U.S. to step up cooperation with the region. But the Ukraine invasion places hurdles in Delhi’s balancing act between Moscow and Washington.

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