• What ‘Action’ Can Biden Take Against Putin or Other Repressive Regimes?

    What ‘Action’ Can Biden Take Against Putin or Other Repressive Regimes?

    U.S. policymakers must hold their noses and prioritize interests and objectives when dealing with nasty, repressive governments.
  • Putin explain why he's not ready to recognize Joe Biden as the winner of US presidential election

    Putin explain why he's not ready to recognize Joe Biden as the winner of US presidential election

  • Putin, Sarkozy, Merkel: the leaders seen by Obama

    Putin, Sarkozy, Merkel: the leaders seen by Obama

    Former US President Barack Obama draws up, in his memoirs published Tuesday, amused, sometimes scathing, portraits of his former counterparts.
  • Trump Vs Biden: Putin awaits official result to congratulate winner

    Trump Vs Biden: Putin awaits official result to congratulate winner

    Joe Biden's victory is further contested by Donald Trump.
  • Pentagon says Microsoft won $10B contract over Amazon fair and square

    Pentagon says Microsoft won $10B contract over Amazon fair and square

    The Department of Defense on Friday reiterated its stance that Microsoft was the best recipient of its $10 billion cloud-computing contract, dealing a blow to Jeff Bezos’ industry leader Amazon. The Pentagon came to its conclusion following a four-month re-evaluation of the contract, which had been awarded to Microsoft over Amazon — long considered the …
  • Belarus Will Become Next Crimea?

    Belarus Will Become Next Crimea?

    Putin may be emboldened by the perception of a West greatly divided and distracted. He sees the U.S. distracted with domestic politics and COVID. How should Donald Trump and the west respond? If you’re President Trump, and you’re looking for a prudent policy that safeguards the transatlantic community and keeps Russia at bay, the situation …
  • Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Hospitalized in Suspected Poisoning

    Putin Critic Alexei Navalny Hospitalized in Suspected Poisoning

    Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, a staunch critic of President Vladimir Putin, was hospitalized in critical condition after a suspected poisoning on Thursday morning. Navalny was on a flight to the Siberian city of Tomsk when he fell ill, and the plane made an emergency landing in Omsk where he was brought to intensive care. …
  • Russians voted overwhelmingly in favor of constitutional amendments allowing Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036

    Russians voted overwhelmingly in favor of constitutional amendments allowing Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036

    A majority of Russians approved amendments to Russia’s constitution in a weeklong vote ending Wednesday, allowing President Vladimir Putin to hold power until 2036, although the balloting was tarnished by widespread reports of pressure on voters and other irregularities. With most of the nation’s polls closed and 15% of precincts counted, 71% voted for the …
  • John Bolton: Putin thinks he can play Trump 'like a fiddle'

    John Bolton: Putin thinks he can play Trump 'like a fiddle'

    ‘Putin is smart, tough, I think he sees that he’s not faced with a serious adversary here’ The US’s former national security adviser pulled the curtain further back on the relationship between the president and Vladimir Putin, saying the Russian president believed he could play Donald Trump “like a fiddle”. The new interview from John …
  • Putin's Claim That Liberalism Is

    Putin's Claim That Liberalism Is "Obsolete" Is Wrong

    In a recent interview with the Financial Times, Vladimir Putin boldly declared that “liberalism is obsolete.” Indeed, the Russian president claimed that liberal ideas have “come into conflict with the interests of the overwhelming majority of the population,” as opposed to boosting prosperity and human welfare. As the number of European populist parties swells, it appears more and …