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Can Putin prevent Russia from collapsing?

Peril for Putin

With the conflict in Crimea cooling down for the moment, Putin decided to open up a new front on Russia’s eastern border, only this time with one of Russia’s staunchest allies: China. In late November, Russian President Vladimir Putin released his two pet Siberian tigers into the wild, only to […]

by · January 3, 2015 · World
Can Vladimir Putin annex more land for Russia in Finland? Image by Russian government.

Putin’s Hit List: Is Finland Next?

Even though Russian President Vladimir Putin has illegally invaded and annexed Crimea, all President Obama can do now is sit back and watch. Mr. Obama can’t take any military action, as Ukraine is not part of NATO and any deployment of troops would not be for the protection of a […]

by · April 16, 2014 · World
Who dat? Image courtesy of the Kremlin.

Winter Olympics Preview: An Enemy at the Gates of Sochi [Satire]

“Top U.S. and Russian military officials on Tuesday discussed the potential for the United States to share high-tech equipment to counter any use of improvised explosives by terrorists during the Sochi Olympics…” Hold up. Did I just see the words “U.S,” “share,” and “Russia” in the same sentence? Yes, unfortunately, […]

by · February 6, 2014 · Features and Opinion
Medals for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi. Source: Kremlin

Russian Anti-Gay Laws and Their Effects on the Olympics

Lillehammer, Nagano, Salt Lake City, Turin, Vancouver, and Sochi. That is a list of the names of the last five cities to host the Winter Olympics. However, one name stands out from the rest. That city is Sochi. Sochi is the only Winter Olympic host out of all five metropolises […]

by · October 24, 2013 · Features and Opinion, World