Making sense of Putin's visit to Hungary

-read at Russia Direct


The Kremlin is under no illusions about Trump - read at Salon


Clickbait culture and groupthink mentality leading to the collapse of journalism? - read at Salon 


Moldova to choose between east & west? READ.



Trump won because Clinton & her supporters refused to live in the real world. READ.


Moscow to Vladivostok: Snapshots from the Trans-Siberian


Trans-Siberian Summer: A few quick thoughts


Western media free and fair? The jury's still out. Read.

Putin 'weaponizing' giant Arctic squid. Read.



Book Review: 'Putin Country' by Anne Garrels. READ.


Hillary 'the hawk' Clinton touts American Exceptionalism. READ


Russia offers NATO an olive branch, but is reconciliation in NATO interests? READ.

Anders Fogh Rasmussen: US must be a global policeman. READ.



Would Trump be good for Russia and does the Kremlin really want him? READ.

Don't suffer in silence. Kremlinitis can be cured. READ.

Cancelled Screening of Controversial Film Reveals Depth of Western Groupthink on Russia. READ.


Panama Papers: Vladimir Putin sells. READ.

Palmyra coverage: All quiet on the Western front. READ.

How a Syrian family fares in Ireland. READ.

Belgium attacks: New reality, old tired response. READ.

Is Russia really that 'dangerous'? READ.

What Fukuyama gets wrong about Russia. READ.

Japan's Abe willing to risk US displeasure over improving relationship with Russia? READ.


Russia's entry to soft power list shouldn't shock. READ.

Hammond's interpretation of 'international norms'. READ.

Erdogan playing Brussels like a fiddle. READ.

Most Britons 'proud' of colonial legacy. READ.

Putin's Baltic invasion forthcoming? READ.

Hillary and Bernie: Let's talk foreign policy. READ.