Forging independent relations with Russia that are premised on common mineral fortunes and knowledge exchange will likely provide more opportunity for galvanizing positive change in the Kremlin.
Aside from the various economic and political similarities faced by both leaders, there's one thing that critics fail to remember when evaluating the current president: Obama's uncanny ability to emulate Ronald Regan.
We predict that Russia will continue to recognize the separatist cities and do everything in its power to make it difficult for the Ukraine to be an active participate in the European Union by raising gas prices.
This deal will cause panic in Europe, but China will not offer the same high prices and volumes that the European market offers. Europe is still the main market for Russia. The deal should push Europe to identify alternative gas sources.
As a lawyer, I long ago learned an important lesson: If you want to settle an argument, take time to figure out how the other side sees the facts. You...
President Obama's mad and Donald Sterling's throwing in the towel. Find out what the strong emotions are all about in our latest Week to Week news quiz.
Looking back into the history of my youth has been an interesting exercise this week. On a whim, I decided to look closely at the New York Times from this week in May 30 years ago.
Mr. Prokhorov and his political prospects remain unclear, which means the Kremlin can focus on using Mikhail Prokhorov's other talents, like diplomacy or business-savvy or New York residency.
Like it or not, the Obama Administration will have to confront the Russian information war sooner rather than later. The question remains, how many countries will have fallen before President Obama realizes he is already losing the war?
As the Ukrainian crisis worsens, and the central government is revealed as incompetent and ineffectual, outside powers are stirring up mischief within the country's restive regions.
The White House suffered another foreign-policy setback when Joe Biden's youngest son joined the board of directors of Ukraine's largest oil company.
Sure it sounds crazy, but just look at some of the lyrics to the classic Fats Domino song.
If something isn't done now about Putin's aggression in Ukraine, than it will have to be done in five or 10 years -- if at that time anyone still believes in Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty.
While confronting Russia undermines popular support for American and European leaders, Putin, by contrast, is finding that fighting the West enhances his popularity.
One draws from The Americans the realization that the KGB, with its division of "wet operations" (assassinations) is far more lethal than most Americans ever dreamed of. Clandestine activity is not just a way of life, it is a way of Russian life.
The elections in Ukraine, which are scheduled for May 25, are far more than an opportunity to choose a president. It is an anchor on which our future hinges.