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Putin: Europe Blames Georgia For War But Afraid To Admit It

nytimes.com | ELLEN BARRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW �" Prime Minister Vladimir V. Putin of Russia said Wednesday that Europeans increasingly hold Georgia responsible for last year's war in the ...

Saakashvili: Putin Still Determined To Kill Me

Times Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Georgia's pro-Western President said yesterday that Vladimir Putin remained determined to kill him as part of ambitions to restore Russia's former Sov...

Georgia's Anti-Putin Disco Disqualified From Eurovision Contest

CBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Georgia's entry in the Eurovision song contest, a not-too-sly jab at Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, has been booted out of the competition bec...

Georgia and the Push for Cold War

David Bromwich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Bromwich

Outside of the U.S., the utterances of Bush and McCain on Georgia are greeted with laughter, for they betoken a hypocrisy so ingrained it suggests insanity. The U.S. looks in the mirror and what do we see? Russia.

Putin Says Term-Extension Bill Is Not Meant For Him

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MOSCOW — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that a bill that would extend the Russian president's term to six years was not tailored f...

U.S. and Russia Lock Horns

Eric Margolis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Margolis

"Old Europe" is trying to avoid a clash with Moscow, while "new Europe" - Georgia, Poland, the Czechs, and Balts - frightened of Russia's growing power, urges the US to confront Russia.

Putin Accuses Bush Of Provoking Georgia Crisis To Help McCain

The Times Online | Tony Halpin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Vladimir Putin accused President Bush tonight of orchestrating the war in Georgia in a plot to get John McCain elected to the White House. In his mos...

The Metropolitan Opera in the Service of Putin?

David A. Andelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David A. Andelman

Throughout the Nazi era in Germany, while Hitler and his minions were in the process of enslaving much of Europe, Wilhelm Furtwaengler served as chief...

Putin's Lesson

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Shearer

As Putin watched the U.S plunge into two wars in the Middle East, he saw a power vacuum in his neighborhood. He was playing old-fashioned power politics while his "friend" Bush was trying to remake Arabia.

Putin Assails US Over Conflict With Georgia

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***CLICK HERE FOR UPDATES ON THE GEORGIA-RUSSIA FIGHTING*** The United States is campaigning to get Russia to halt its retaliation and American offi...

Russia opens new front, drives deeper into Georgia

AP | CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA and DAVID NOWAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ZUGDIDI, Georgia — Russian tanks roared deep into Georgia on Monday, launching a new western front in the conflict, and Russian planes staged ai...

Putin Tells Bush, World Leaders To Back Off

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

President Bush and other Western leaders have sharply criticized Russia's military response as disproportionate and say Russia appears to want the Geo...

Putin Ignores World Leaders' Call To Stop Fighting In Georgia

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***CLICK HERE FOR UPDATES ON THE GEORGIA-RUSSIA FIGHTING*** President Bush and other Western leaders have sharply criticized Russia's military respo...

Putin's Gift to the GOP

Bob Vanderet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bob Vanderet

McCain will not let the invasion of Georgia drop and nor will his GOP allies. The "October surprise" may have arrived early, the Russian menace potentially pushing out all domestic concerns.