Tag: Konstantin Gaaze

The Russian-Ukrainian War in 10 Questions and Answers

September 8, 2014

Staunton, September 8 – The current ceasefire ends one phase of the war between Russia and Ukraine making this a good time to consider the impact of the conflict in the broadest terms, as Moscow commentator Konstantin Gaaze does so in ten questions and answers. Gaaze’s first question is “Why did we (they) act as […]

Politics of Survival Drive Putin’s Policies, Moscow Commentator Says

August 4, 2014

Staunton, August 4 – Despite the expectations of many in the West and the past behavior of the Russian government, politics, not economics are the driving force behind Vladimir Putin’s policies now: his Russia must now pursue survival rather than growth and thus “victory or death,” according to Konstantin Gaaze. In a commentary on Slon.ru […]