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8 Questions on Ukraine

David Speedie | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics
David Speedie

For one observer, there are some fundamental questions that seem to apply from the very beginning of the crisis and which seem important in understanding the broader context.

Move Along, No Gay Propaganda Here

Steve Skrovan | Posted 10.14.2013 | Comedy
Steve Skrovan

Recently, Moscow celebrated a holiday called "Paratrooper's Day." When I was told it culminates with some of the soldiers stripping down to their underwear to dance and frolic in a fountain, it reminded me of another type of parade that takes place all around the world.

'Aliens Think We're Idiots,' Claims Russian Scientist

Posted 04.27.2012 | Weird News

It must have seemed like an aerial invasion to the many eyewitnesses who gazed skyward in St. Petersburg, Russia, on the nights of April 9 through 11....

"Blind as Bats and Sitting Ducks": Russian Media on Spy Arrests in U.S. and Puppetmaster Putin

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Lichtenstein

In the wake of the June 28 arrest of ten alleged Russian spies living in the U.S., an opinion piece in today's The Moscow Times, boldly criticized Russia's intelligence services.

Will Obama Sell Out Disarmament Like He Did Bank Reform and Health Care?

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

What's to keep the START treaty from winding up as watered down as President Obama's feeble attempts at bank and health care reform?