Tag: Kremlin coup

Putin’s Return Excludes Only Two of the Theories Advanced to Explain His Disappearance

March 23, 2015

Staunton, March 2 — Vladimir Putin’s disappearance from public view quickly sparked a variety of explanations for his absence; now, his return has led to the wholesale rejection of all of those by many. In fact, it is worth noting, the Kremlin leader’s reappearance has dispelled with certainty only two: that he is dead or […]

Moscow in a Time of Twitter

March 15, 2015

Staunton, March 14 — Rumors have always swirled around the Russian throne especially when anything happens or is thought to be happening or even is desired to happen. But the reach and intensity if not the accuracy and insight of such rumors has been vastly increased by the rise of social media and especially Twitter […]