May 8, 2014
What Drives Vladimir Putin?
Victor Davis Hanson, National Review
The Associated Press
Vladimir Putin’s Russia is a disaster of a declining population, corruption, authoritarianism, a warped economy, and a high rate of alcoholism. Why, then, would Putin want to ruin additional territory in Crimea and Ukraine the way that he has wrecked most of Russia?
TAGGED: Ukraine, Russia, Vladimir Putin