Alex Martin

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How Western hubris created Vladimir Putin

At perhaps the most consequential NATO summit of the post-Cold War era, Western leaders grappled with questions that had not darkened their counsels for decades. They struggled for a response to Russia’s forced annexation of Crimea and stealth military invasion of Ukraine, hoping to avoid further …

Geopolitics

Ukraine PM accuses Putin of seeking to 'eliminate' country

Kiev (AFP) - Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk on Saturday accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of wanting to wipe out Ukraine as an independent country despite a truce deal.<p>"His goal is to take the entire Ukraine... he wants to eliminate Ukraine as an independent country," Yatsenyuk …

Associated Press News

Herta Müller: Putin Makes Me Sick

"It's outrageous and it's far worse than what we had in our dictatorships back then," says German writer Herta Müller about Vladimir Putin and Russia's interference in Ukraine.<p>"I imagine that I am in their country. I would have risked as much as the Ukrainians in order to live another way," says …