“Wherever there is oligarchy, Putin has a chance to bring people to power,” says opposition activist Ilya Yashin.
Winter nights in Donbass are cold, and bitter. Snow on the front lines turns to mud, making movement a chore or, when deadly combat breaks out, a chaotic mad dash. It has been nearly three years since conflict swept through Ukraine’s east, and after numerous failed political agreements, the war continues to rage. But further […]
An article appeared in the Russian Federal News Service (FAN) titled “The Dirty Deeds of the Pentagon in Syria: How the USA’s Friendship with IS Turned into an Explosion in New York” claiming the New Jersey and New York bombings earlier this month were “payback” for the US mistaken bombing of the Syrian military. An examination of the times of both events prove they are unrelated.
It’s been many weeks since Ramzan Kadyrov, acting president of the Chechen Republic, has been in the news. Now late tonight after months of quietly rallying his own troops and cultivating regional and lower-level Kremlin officials, he has obtained an audience with President Vladimir Putin himself,