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January 18, 2024 5:32 am

Russia’s Winds of Winter

The big freeze that Putin and his propagandists gleefully predicted for Europe and Ukraine has now come to Russian cities.
Cathy Young
January 9, 2024 5:32 am

Putin’s 2024 Fears: Ukrainian Arms, Russian People, and Pretty Women

The Kremlin strongman doesn’t act as confident as he appears.
Cathy Young
December 18, 2023 5:32 am

Don’t Fall for the Russian Peace-Talk Jabber

American dupes calling for a negotiated end to the Ukraine war are forgetting the long history of Russian ‘peace offensives.’…
Seth Cropsey and Harry Halem
November 27, 2023 5:32 am

Putin’s Re-Election Campaign and Other Modern Myths

Plus: Cannibals let loose in Russia. Actual cannibals.
Cathy Young
November 2, 2023 5:32 am

Putin’s Century?

Sadly, Russia’s dictator has had a pretty good century so far.
William Kristol
September 18, 2023 5:32 am

Putin’s Antisemitic Freakout

The fact that Volodymyr Zelensky is Jewish still has Russia’s furious fascist flailing.
Cathy Young
September 1, 2023 5:32 am

In Death, Prigozhin Becomes the Face of Late-Stage Putinism

The Wagner chief’s (likely) demise speaks to a much larger, troubling reality for the future of the Russian state.
Cathy Young
August 18, 2023 5:32 am

Lessons for American Democracy from a Russian Prison Cell

What we can learn Alexei Navalny’s meditation about what went wrong for his country.
Benjamin Parker
August 10, 2023 5:18 am

Sanctions on Russia Are Working—Just Not How Some People Thought

Economic pressure is more of a slow squeeze than a sudden shock.
Mark Galeotti
July 6, 2023 5:31 am

Will Prigozhin Bury Putinism?

The short-lived mutiny didn’t topple the dictator, but the aftermath is exposing the weaknesses and contradictions of the system he…
Cathy Young