Post Tagged with: "Vladimir Putin"

Putin’s Breakout Year

Putin’s Breakout Year

By William Pommeranz — The Mark News —  2016 saw a major step toward Vladimir Putin’s vision of the world – it remains to be seen if the United States and Europe will remain committed to challenging this vision, or will seek to accommodate it. This year marked the 25th anniversary […]

Humala Goes to Moscow, Speaks at APEC in Beijing

Humala Goes to Moscow, Speaks at APEC in Beijing

President Ollanta Humala was in Moscow late last week, where he met on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin. It was the first time a Peruvian president has visited Russia in 45 years of diplomatic relations, daily Peru.21 reported. “This is a very important moment in the friendly and brotherly […]

International Analysis: New Beginnings, New Problems

By Ali Wyne — The Mark News — Shortly before U.S. President Barack Obama left for Europe this week, Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes warned that the crisis in Ukraine is not over: “There are people dying on a regular basis in eastern and southern Ukraine, given the violence […]

International Analysis: Making Sochi the “Terrorism Games”

By Mark Galeotti —The Mark News — What is the price of security? Three billion U.S. dollars, it seems, as far as the Russians are concerned. Even in the midst of an economic slowdown, they have committed unparalleled resources to protect the Sochi Winter Olympics from jihadist terrorists, who largely hail […]