Vladimir Putin

Jiang Zemin, who opened China to markets and corruption, is dead

By Erik Loomis / November 30, 2022 /

Most believed he’d be, at best, a transitional figure.

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On aid to Ukraine, the Republicans jammed themselves

By Noah Berlatsky / November 29, 2022 /

Will the Democrats press their advantage?

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Putin’s cronyism in Russia produced war crimes in Ukraine

By John Stoehr / April 22, 2022 /

To look tough back home, soldiers are murdering civilians.

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Genocide ‘for all to see’ — except the Russian people. They’re getting the Fox treatment

By John Stoehr / April 4, 2022 /

“Who would want to give up the lies for a version in which their sons died committing atrocities against an innocent people? Nobody.”

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Censored Chinese scholar: ‘new Iron Curtain’ will mark ‘life-and-death battle between those for and against western democracy.’ 

By John Stoehr / March 17, 2022 /

Will China turn its back on Russia?

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Think of Trump as one of Putin’s ‘oligarchs.’ It just makes sense

By John Stoehr / March 15, 2022 /

Practical gangsterism is the key to understanding.

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Sanctioning Putin’s oligarchs isn’t going to hurt them much as long as the United States is a great place to hide their filthy fortunes

By John Stoehr / March 9, 2022 /

Making our financial system more transparent, and enforcing existing law, should be part of America’s role in sanctioning Russia.

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Connect the antisemitic dots

By John Stoehr / March 7, 2022 /

“Putin could have written the Protocols.”

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The more pain Russians feel, the more incentive Putin has

By John Stoehr / March 5, 2022 /

Check your expectations. Sanctions yield complex results.

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Russian imperialism in Ukraine calls on Americans to unite against a common enemy

By Rod Graham / March 2, 2022 /

We did it before (and we can do it again).

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