Russia & The West Breathing Room for the Kremlin
The West’s new pragmatism could be a shot in the arm for Russia’s decaying system of personalized power.
Bad Romance Survival in the Trumpian World
The popular belief that it was the Kremlin’s dream to see Trump in the White House is, at best, an exaggeration.
Russia and the West Putinalia as Deceit and Self-Deceit
Putinalia—the study of Vladimir Putin—can be exciting, and it can be useful…sometimes. But if one hopes to understand Russia, one has to look much deeper.
How the West Misjudged Russia Part 13 The Kremlin’s Triad as the Means of Survival
The West needs to understand that the Russian System is willing to fight for its survival, and that this fight could take many different forms.
How Russia Misjudged the West Part 12 What Minsk Means
Russia and the West offer a hybrid solution to hybrid war.
How the West Misjudged Russia Part 10 The Exit Solution?
The pragmatists’ proposals to resolve the Ukraine crisis sell out vital principles and values for short-term gains.