Category Archives: putin

Red Harvest: Putin’s Plan for Russia

A recent article by the pseudonymous columnist “Spengler” at the Asian Times has provoked a lot of discussion. Briefly, Spengler points out that Putin plans to address the catastrophic demographic decline of Russia (abortions outnumber births, younger people of reproductive … Continue reading

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Russia’s War on Georgia: It’s Not the Cold War, It’s Worse

Russia’s war with Georgia would seem to return to the Cold War days. That’s a fundamental misreading of the situation. While the Cold War featured the United States and the USSR facing off over world wide alliances and a divided … Continue reading

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