Tag: where is Putin

The Dogs That Haven’t Barked In Moscow

March 16, 2015

Staunton, March 16 – Over the past ten days, most analysts and many Russians have been looking for signs as to what is taking place behind the scenes given the departure from public view of Vladimir Putin. Every report that appears to bear on that subject has been subjected to intense scrutiny and discussion. But […]

A Post-Putin Russia Might Be Bad News for Everyone, Including Ukraine, in the Short Term

March 15, 2015

Staunton, March 15 — If Vladimir Putin is ousted or when he dies, the Russian government likely to emerge at least in the near term would not be the liberal, democratic and peaceful one in which so many are placing their hopes. And in the short term, such a regime almost certainly would behave even […]

Russia Update: Putin Still Missing. Will He Appear Tomorrow?

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. The Kremlin has published a new picture of President Vladimir Putin reportedly meeting with the head of the Supreme Court today, but as throughout the week, […]