A newspaper editor in Vologda posted a tongue-in-cheek letter to Putin, asking him to help topple the Russian city’s ‘corrupt oppressors.’ Vologda’s governor was not amused.
What NATO could do for Ukraine is more clear than the vice versa.
After all, do we really favor democracy? And what about self-determination and Hitler?
Though he was born in Minneapolis, Stefan Iwaskewycz honors the music, the history and the prolonged plight of his Ukrainian forebears and contemporaries.
To the west of Ukraine sits Transnistria, a tiny statelet that broke away from Moldova and is now stuck in a Soviet limbo.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina — Kiev and Moscow are indulging in nationalist rhetoric that sounds unnervingly similar to the build-up to the tragic Balkan conflict of the 1990s.
The Sochi Olympics are over, and now President Vladimir Putin has to decide if they were worth it. By many measures, it was a very successful Olympics.
The backlash plays into government efforts to monopolize the media’s message.
The Russian president is showcasing himself in a Winter Olympics media bliz following the terrorist attack in Volgograd.
With economic default looming in Ukraine, the Russian president agreed to a $15 billion loan and cut the price for natural gas.
Vladimir Putin suggests that politically divided Ukraine could pursue both Eastern and Western integration approaches during an annual address.
Kremlin critics are worried about plans for a new state-approved school textbook that that would whitewash the country’s troubled history.
A decade after his arrest, the jailed former oil tycoon remains a potent symbol of Putin’s Russia.
Published in an online Russian newspaper, McCain’s commentary was scathing toward President Putin, but will it change any Russian minds?
President Obama is being almost universally pilloried with a mostly hyper-politicized analysis.
Maybe he shouldn’t get the prize, but you’ve got to admit Vladimir Putin’s on a roll.
Yes, the deal is done. But how good is it? GlobalPost’s senior foreign affairs columnist, and diplomat extraordinaire, decodes this weekend’s diplomacy.
Russian proposal on Syrian chemical weapons may get hung up if US maintains threat of military strikes.
President Obama’s visit to St. Petersburg is an unexpected gift to Vladimir Putin.
But it’s unclear whether the Russian president will be able to win over summit attendees to its anti-interference stance on Syria.