Refine Search

Putin's Potemkin Games

...authoritarian egotism, Russian President Vladimir Putin would win the gold medal going away.His...ruthlessly exploiting migrant labor.For Putin, any cost, and any means, was worth...political propaganda. By securing them, Putin also bought the tacit cooperation of the...

...Minister Arsen Avakov wrote on his Facebook account that Russia was to blame for the turbulence.Russian President Vladimir "Putin and Yanukovych have ordered and financed another round of separatist unrest in the east," he said. "Not many people have...
What others say: Ukraine a case study in nonproliferation

...The damage to world order from Vladimir Putin's invasion of Crimea will echo for years...for parchment promises, would Vladimir Putin have been so quick to invade Crimea two...Security Summit. Also expected: Vladimir Putin.- Wall Street Journal,March 18

...Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed in a call on Friday to have their...During Friday's hourlong call Obama urged Putin to withdraw his troops from the border...frank and direct" and said Obama had urged Putin to offer a written response to a diplomatic...
Russia sends troops into Ukraine

...parliament in Moscow gave President Vladimir Putin a green light Saturday to use the military...aided by pro-Russian Ukrainian groups.Putin sought and quickly got his parliament's...costs" if Russia intervenes militarily, Putin sharply raised the stakes in the conflict...
Cal Thomas: Humiliation nation(s)

...declared in 2001 that he had looked Vladimir Putin in the eye and "was able to get a sense...transformation.What Bush should have asked Putin is whether he shared his mother's faith...give a reason for the shift. Not so with Putin. He has not walked the sawdust trail of...
Bob Franken: Our space-cadet leaders

...All-Disappeared-Airliner-All-The-Time) Vladimir Putin ordered, in effect, an invasion of the...about really bringing down the hammer. Putin responded by putting a few U.S. congressional...other's massive nuclear arsenals. The Putin-appointed head of a state news agency...
Bob Franken: Costly games, I mean Russian - President Vladimir Putin that "there will be costs" if he sends...that diplospeak? Apparently not, since Putin responded by sending troops into Ukraine...slap in the wrist with a wet noodle.Has Putin calculated correctly that after Iraq and...
Rich Lowry: The Russian reset to nowhere

...looked into Russian President Vladimir Putin's eyes at the beginning of his presidency...deeper ambition. The president thought Putin would help him manage an American stand-down from global leadership. Putin was happy to do so - on his own terms...
Missing: A foreign policy

...say what it is?With Russia's Vladimir Putin behaving like a modern Catherine the Great...States is weak, and to people like Mr. Putin, weakness is provocative."Secretary...severe economic sanctions against Russia if Putin proceeds as he has threatened in Ukraine...


  • 150 Trading Bay Rd, Kenai, AK 99611
  • Switchboard: 907-283-7551
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-283-3584
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Business Fax: 907-283-3299
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-335-1257
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback