Tag: Putin’s disappearance

Putin No Longer Cares Whether His Lies are Plausible, Shevtsova Says

March 22, 2015

Staunton, March 21 — Vladimir Putin and the world have crossed a dangerous threshold: The Kremlin leader no longer cares whether his lies about Ukraine or anything else are plausible because he sees that both his own subjects and many in the West are prepared to accept whatever he says as one version among many […]

Russia Update: Novodevichy Bell-Tower Burns in Moscow

March 16, 2015

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. President Vladimir Putin finally appeared today at a news conference in St. Petersburg with Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev, but he said little and did not explain […]

Russia This Week: All the Strange Things Going on in Moscow

March 14, 2015

In Russia This Week, you will find links to the stories of Russia Update in the last week and to special features, plus an article following up on the news and trending topics below. Last issue: Remembering Boris Nemtsov, Insider and Outsider (1959-2015) This Week’s Top Stories: – Kremlin Publishes New Picture of Putin Amid […]