How Putin's rule of Russia has evolved
There is an academic-sponsored website called Russia Matters, which describes itself this way: "Russia Matters is a project launched in 2016 by Harvard…
I was listening to a Mary Trump podcast on US politics featuring Malcolm Nance. At the first of the interview, they talk about Ukraine and Nance talks…
Here's another piece from June 15 on the Russia-Ukraine from June from another safely establishment institution, the European Council on Foreign…
"All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out." - I.F. Stone In trying to keep some…
Trying to interpret the various information on the Russia-Ukraine war and Russian politics even from good-quality sources often feels like divining for…
This new grain agrrement is potentially a really big deal. Russia and Ukraine have reached an agreement (technically, both made the agreement with the…
I've been willing to cut the Biden Administration some slack on their handling of the current Ukraine crisis. We're nearly five months into a de facto…
Deutsche Welle English has this recent panel discussion on the state of the Russia-Ukraine war this past week, After capturing large parts of Donbas…
I've said for the last 15 years or so that the biggest divisions in the Democratic Party are two overlapping ones. One is between the left and the…
"Relations between Russia and the Western world have deteriorated dramatically in the first two decades of the 21st century," writes Heinrich August…
The present has an annoying way of looking like an inevitable product of the past. So when we talk about the current Ukraine war ansd the process…