How the American shale gas boom can weaken Russia's hand in Ukraine.
Vladimir Putin didn't invade Ukraine because he could. He did it because he had to.
The nationalist militias of Kiev are ready for a fight with Russia.
The angry pensioners of Simferopol would rather have Russian dictatorship than European democracy.
Russian threats of economic reprisals could hurt U.S. firms -- and Russia itself.
Why President Obama's mealymouthed response to Ukraine only invites Putin's aggression.
Vladimir Putin's forces in Crimea are trying to pick a fight. But the Ukrainians hunkered down in their bases have every interest in abstaining.
Markets are spiking because of fears Putin will use energy as a weapon. Here's why he won't.
How to "make oppression backfire" by peacefully leveraging the brutality of the oppressors.
Vladimir Putin is justifying his grab for Crimea with the need to protect the "Russian-speaking population" in Ukraine. But why stop there?
Russia's leader is acting impulsively -- and full-scale war may be next.
Yulia Tymoshenko is out of prison, but the heroine of the Orange Revolution may not be the leader Ukraine wants.
Georgian opposition leader: The new government in Tbilisi is following in Viktor Yanukovych's footsteps.
Why a Russian intervention in southern Ukraine could rebound against Moscow.
If attacks were unlikely at the Olympic Games, why was it spun as inevitable?
Ukraine's new leaders took down a president. Can they rebuild their country?
Pro-democracy protesters in Kiev are triumphant. In Moscow they're still taking it on the chin.
A tribute to the home cooks of the Red Empire, who turned mass production, propaganda, and want into a cuisine.