There's increasing evidence that Vladimir Putin is dangerously drunk on power -- and reckless.
Nowadays, it seems, everyone's a fascist. Here's a handy guide to identifying the real thing.
Making Russia an enemy in the fight against criminal finance could be costly.
Forget Crimea. Kiev needs to hold a referendum on secession in all its southeastern provinces.
How Beijing stands to gain from Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Ex-prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky visited Kiev this week. But are Ukrainians ready to trust a prominent Russian -- even if he is Putin's foe?
If it survives the current crisis in one piece, Kiev will have a new lease on its democratic future.
The last stand of Crimea’s pro-Ukraine movement.
Putin's Ukrainian gambit has transformed the geopolitical chessboard in Eastern Europe. Here's how NATO should respond.
Why Russians have good reason to suspect the West's motives in Ukraine.
Terrorism theory in Malaysia Airlines crash disintegrates; Rock bottom: the relationship between the CIA and the Senate; Sinclair may now get a plea deal; and a bit more.
Every time the administration opens its mouth, it's only making things worse in Ukraine.
Back in the days of the Arab Spring, optimists predicted a bright future for democratic upheavals around the world. But the reality in places like Ukraine, Venezuela, Turkey, and Thailand is far messier.
Sorry, Congress, America can't save Ukraine by selling it natural gas.
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.