Chronicles Magazine Russia

Wreckers and Builders

Twenty-five years is a long time to get back to where you started, but two-and-a-half decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, it is the United States, not the Russian Federation, that has succeeded in restoring the threat of nuclear...

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    Wages of Arrogance

    Putin had many reasons, including realpolitik, to intervene in Syria, but it is certainly possible that he decided that the situation could never be solved diplomatically, and that a sudden explosive end, however brutal, to the war would be no...

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