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Outspoken Putin Critic Shot To Death

Two weeks ago he said, “I’m afraid Putin will kill me.” Nemtsov was an outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin and a career politician, he worked to foster a healthy relationship between Russia and Ukraine for much of his career. “I’m afraid Putin will kill me,” Nemtsov told an independent Belarusian television channel two […]

John McCain’s shame is in not providing weapons to Ukraine, as he told Bob Schieffer. For starters, McCain called German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande “shameful” because they, according to him, ”legitimized, for the first time in 70 years, the dismemberment of a country in Europe.” “The Ukrainians aren’t asking for American boots […]

Even though he stole it. The Russian president stole billions from his country’s war chest and stashed it away in secret accounts, according to a man who was once that country’s largest foreign investor. Bill Browder, CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, estimates Putin’s net worth at $200 billion. That would make Putin more than twice […]

Leaders of Russia, Germany, Ukraine and France said Thursday in Minsk, after 17-hour talks, that they had reached a ceasefire deal that will ensure heavy weapons are pulled out from the violence-torn eastern Ukraine. The ceasefire is scheduled to begin at midnight on Saturday. “We have agreed upon the basic points,” Russian President Vladimir Putin […]

On Monday afternoon, President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel gave a joint press conference in the East Room of the White House to break the unsurprising news that the United States has not decided to provide lethal arms to Ukraine. That’s a decision I kind of agree with, but not necessarily for the reasons […]

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday that Moscow did not plan to wage war on anyone, but added that a world order where one leader tells others what to do would not be tolerated. “There clearly is an attempt to restrain our development with different means. There is an attempt to freeze the existing world […]

A 2008 report obtained by USA Today says Russian leader Vladimir Putin has “an autistic disorder which affects all of his decisions.” Putin’s “neurological development was significantly interrupted in infancy,” wrote Brenda Connors, an expert in movement pattern analysis at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I. Studies of his movement, Connors wrote, reveal “that […]

Bloomberg is reporting that secret backdoor talks between Russia and the United States may include using Henry Kissinger to reach out to Vladimir Putin. President Barack Obama’s administration has been working behind the scenes for months to forge a new working relationship with Russia, despite the fact that Russian President Vladimir Putin has shown little […]

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says tensions between the East and West have us on the brink of another cold war. The 83-year-old accused the West, particularly the United States, of giving in to “triumphalism” after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the dissolution of the communist bloc a quarter century ago. The result, […]

A Russian lawmaker wants a bill that would allow distribution of Vladimir Putin’s sperm, so that his DNA can be spread through the land. “The essence of my proposition is simple”, says the Chairwoman Of Parliamentary Commission on Women’s affairs, Children and Family, Yelena Borisovna Mizoulina. “Each female citizen of Russia will be able to […]

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