Tag: Russia’s isolation

For Putin, Russia’s Isolation is a Strategy Not a Misfortune, Lipsky Says

March 30, 2015

Staunton, March 30 – Most analysts have suggested that sanctions and international isolation were a cost Vladimir Putin was willing to pay in order to get his way in Ukraine, but Andrey Lipsky, an editor of Novaya Gazeta, says that is exactly backwards: the Kremlin leader wanted isolation and launched his Ukrainian campaign to get […]