Vladimir Putin

Trump’s Proposed Ukraine ‘Deal’ Threatens European Security

The continent’s leaders can’t afford to wait to see how the U.S. election turns out.

Deadly Attack In Russia Brings Islamic Terrorism to the Fore 

An Islamic State affiliate is gaining strength in Central Asia.

Russia’s Predetermined Election

Vladimir Putin claims a fifth term as president.

The Year of Perilous Endurance

Handicapping the next 12 months in Ukraine.

Navalny’s Death Sheds Light on the Moral Rot of the American Right

Casting Trump as an ‘American Navalny’ is a grotesque exercise in Soviet-style propaganda.

Do Svidaniya, Alexei Navalny

Plus: A look at the ruling in the New York fraud case against former President Donald Trump.

Biden’s Decline Is a Legitimate News Story

Whether some in the media want it to be or not.

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The Life and Death of Alexei Navalny

The late opposition leader laid the foundation for the ‘Wonderful Russia of the Future.’

There’s a Tucker Born Every Minute

On Alexei Navalny and coin-operated grocery carts.

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The Full Duranty

Vladimir Putin’s U.S. admirers are full of it.

Assessing Claims by Vladimir Putin in His Interview With Tucker Carlson

The Russian president made a series of false or misleading statements.

Heavy Is the Head

Eliot Cohen’s ‘The Hollow Crown’ intertwines Shakespearean insights with the history of statesmen, past and present.

Tearing Up Treaties

Russia snubs NATO and the West again (and again).

You Belong With Me

It’s Russia and China against the world—maybe.

Zelensky’s Whirlwind U.S. Tour

The Ukrainian president faces resistance as he makes the case for continued support.

The Death of a Russian Warlord

Two months after a failed mutiny, Yevgeny Prigozhin appears to be no more.