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How could we end the war in Ukraine tomorrow?

We need to have a process whereby every war criminal, regardless of how powerful, ends up in front of...

Feb 26, 2022

Putin wants Ukraine because it is a rich country

If today’s world accepts the proposition that Russia can build its prosperity on tributes from the nations in its...

Feb 5, 2022

Is Russia an evil empire?

Is Russia an evil empire? It is not our call to decide. It is for Russians to choose.

Feb 4, 2022

Why do most Westerners misunderstand Russia?

Russians ask that, due to the imperfections of our moral concept, the West should accept as legal the fundamentally...

Feb 2, 2022

Ukraine – the world is watching

With the fears of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, I thought about writing about it. But first, I checked...

Jan 3, 2022

What is wrong with Russia?

It appears that Russian leaders cannot free themselves from the medieval concept of regional influence, where weaker neighbors were...

Dec 23, 2015

Can Russians’ seizing of Crimea be legalized?

For a few months, media and politicians in the U.S. and Western Europe were cheering the populous upheaval in...

Mar 27, 2014