Killing a Dissident’s DreamBoris Nemtsov was brusque, impatient, and rejected everything that Vladimir Putin represents.
The Charlie Hebdo EffectAnti-Muslim sentiment in Germany was already roiling. The Paris terrorist attack will make it much worse.
Ukraine’s Slow Descent Into MadnessWhile it fights rebels in the east, Kiev is beginning to crumble from the inside.
Ukraine’s Zombie RevolutionThe Donetsk People’s Republic is a Soviet zombie state propped up within Ukraine’s borders.
Kremlin TVVladimir Putin’s new faux documentary is trying to rewrite the history of his own aggression.
Putin the PariahThe Russian president is isolated, shunned, and ignored. And that makes him even more dangerous.
Ukraine’s War of IndependenceVladimir Putin has unleashed forces that even he can’t control.
Putin the PredictableThe Russian leader follows a consistent strategy. First he condemns. Then he copies.
How Mass Shooters Get Their Guns Here are the origins of every gun used in the high-profile massacres of Obama’s presidency.
Even Appalachia Is Walking Away From Coal Why the Tennessee Valley Authority is about to retire a massive chunk of its coal-burning plants.
Financial Firms Hire Academics to Conduct Favorable Research. This One Got Caught, Thanks to Elizabeth Warren.
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