Tag: imperialist war

Having Failed to Stage ‘Short Victorious War’ in Ukraine, Putin Faces Problems at Home

July 9, 2014

Staunton, July 8 – Both those Russians who continue to press Vladimir Putin to intervene militarily in eastern Ukraine and those who say that his policies in Ukraine have been a disaster are increasingly reviving an old Russian metaphor that cannot be encouraging to the current incumbent of the Kremlin. Ever since Nicholas II and […]