Tag Archives: Russia

The Crimean crisis – The Russian Perspective

As of 3/18/2014, this article is already outdated – events have been moving very quickly. Russia has now formally annexed the Crimea, and we are now waiting to see if there will be a stronger Western reaction, and whether Russia … Continue reading

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Russia: The largest enigma on the planet, the fate of Vladislav Surkov and the continuing political jockeying between Putin and Medvedev

So to start off this renewal of the blog, why not a topic that I have covered before? In fact, why not a topic on which I had already started writing a post back in 2008, and just never finished it? … Continue reading

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New Cold War? I don’t think so.

Lately there’s been a lot of news covering what the media calls ‘The New Cold War.’ Frankly, it’s not so. Russia is becoming increasingly integrated into Western markets, no matter how much the Kremlin tries to keep Russia’s assets under … Continue reading

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