Thingish Things

Vlad Riles the Base

Vladimir Putin may be talking trash about the U.S. these days, but he is clearly taking a page out of the U.S. political PR strategy book in doing so. Mr. Putin’s gratuitous attacks on the U.S. seem carefully designed to rile up his base of support within Russia, and the Obama Administration is taking the bait, with […]

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Sheer Naked Politics

Have Russian politics ever been boring?  Can you imagine trying this in, say, Iowa?    

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