Tag: Vladimir Putin

A 70-year-old retiree from Tiraspol stands accused of offending the president of Transnistria and “denying the positive role of Russian peacekeepers” in the unrecognised republic, according to public records revealed recently. (More…)

Today, the view among most members of the liberal Russian opposition, as well as in the West, is that any mistakes Alexey Navalny might have made in the past should be overlooked in the name of his fight against President Vladimir Putin’s political system. (More…)

On Thursday, Donald Trump called for America’s November election to be postponed. This has been expected for some time. (More…)

British capitalism found a great friend in the Russian oligarchy. (More…)

Nothing unusual here. The Taliban have been killing NATO troops in Afghanistan for nearly two decades. But this story was a little different. According to the New York Times, recent attacks on US and British forces have been partially sponsored by Russia. (More…)

Everyone loves a good villain, especially one whose presence validates overlooking our own failings. (More…)

As Hungary gets to grips with fighting the coronavirus pandemic, strongman Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is in the spotlight of another international scandal. (More…)

Nord Stream 2 is going ahead. Last Wednesday, after two and a half years of delay, Denmark’s government gave permission for a section of the natural gas pipeline to pass through its exclusive economic zone in the Baltic Sea.  (More…)

When EU leaders declined to start the accession process for North Macedonia and Albania, it was French President Emmanuel Macron who was singled out as the spoiler. (More…)