May 28, 2014

Vladimir Putin's War on Truth

Jonah Goldberg, National Review

The Associated Press

The Russian president revives the Stalinist trope of dubbing political opponents “fascists.”

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May 23, 2014
Is Moldova Putin's Next Target?
Josh Rogin, The Daily Beast
After Sunday’s elections in Ukraine, Vladimir Putin may turn his attention westward toward Moldova, where Russia is sending spies, beaming in propaganda—and threatening economic strangulation. It’s all part of an effort... more ››
The Ukraine crisis, the escalating tension between Russia and the West and Putin's rising popularity dominate the media narratives about Russia in the West. At the same time there are important developments taking place that some... more ››
May 22, 2014
Prince Charles Is Right About Putin
Matt Gurney, National Post
Charles, Prince of Wales, on a four-day Canadian tour, has sparked controversy around the world — particularly back at home in Britain — with comments reportedly made to a woman in Halifax. Britain’s The Daily... more ››
May 23, 2014
What You Must Believe to Believe Putin
Marc Champion, Bloomberg
There are plenty of commentators, politicians and academics from the left and right who sympathize with Putin on Ukraine. (My favorite essay from the category is this one by Brown University Professor of Slavic Studies Vladimir... more ››
May 17, 2014
What Putin Can't Admit About Ukraine
Benjamin Quenelle, Les Echos
Lower visibility, a falling ruble and rising inflation: The Ukrainian crisis is taking its toll on the Russian economy. more ››