What manipulation mechanisms does Putin use?
Vladimir Putin is following long-established rules for propaganda, writes the Swiss Neue Zurcher Zeitung (NCC). (more…)
Putin did not understand how Western institutions work
The war revealed another myth: the genius strategist Putin. This myth was not just local or regional - it became global. (more…)
Is Putin bluffing with his warning to the West?
The three Baltic states have been independent since the 1990s. And they want to stay that way. (more…)
Is Putin’s magic over?
For many years, radical right-wing politicians in Europe have shown a strikingly warm attitude toward Putin's Russia. Will their position change with the Russian invasion...
Khodorkovsky: Putin will probably lose the war
Former Yukos chief Mikhail Khodorkovsky gave an interview to BBC HARDtalk host Stephen Sakur, suggesting that Russian President Vladimir Putin would be forced to withdraw...
According to Putin, the Russian economy is stable
Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested that Western countries have scored their own goal by imposing sanctions on Russia. (more…)
After the horrors of Stalin and Hitler, the horror of Putin has now come to Ukraine
To the German Nazis, the Ukrainians were "subhumans." For the Russians, they are mortal enemies and must be eliminated. (more…)
Zelensky has once again signaled that he is ready to meet with Putin
What has been done in Bucha is unforgivable, but Ukraine and Russia must take the difficult step of continuing negotiations. (more…)
The withdrawal of Russian troops from the Kyiv region began on Putin’s orders
Putin ordered Russian troops to withdraw from the Kyiv region as a "gesture of goodwill" to create "favorable conditions for Russian-Ukrainian talks." This was stated...