Vladimir Putin
Nov 2017

Well, you might have a point with the Washington Post, but…

A different sort of reset button

In talks with Trump, Putin clears Putin of meddling

Jazz Shaw Nov 11, 2017 11:31 AM

Interesting times in Asia

“Fusion co-founder and ex-Wall Street Journal reporter Glenn Simpson was with Veselnitskaya in a Manhattan federal courtroom…”

Oct 2017

“Would State have concerns about WJC seeing any of these folks”

Still holds most of the cards

Friends in all the wrong places

Sep 2017

“the apparent goal of the Russian buyers was to amplify political discord…not necessarily to promote one candidate or cause over another.”

“Putin hated Secretary Clinton so much that the flip side of that coin was that he had a clear preference for the person running against the person he hated”

“Foreign propagandists.”

“North Korea is determined to go on a nuclear path to oppose global society.”

“He is not my bride and, likewise, I am neither his bride nor bridegroom.”

Aug 2017

US “does not, and will not” accept Crimea seizure.

Lavrov: Unlikely to reciprocate?

They must have gotten the tech from someplace

Jul 2017

Nobody appears to have an answer on Russia

Jazz Shaw Jul 31, 2017 2:31 PM

At least not an answer that works

Russia to US: Cut 755 diplomatic positions.

Gone but not forgotten?

Just what we needed. Not.

“…the Obama administration’s Russia policy was one, protracted, 8-year-long concession to Moscow.”

Still an unusual choice

“…held in full view — but not listening distance — of others present.”

Growing fears of the war(s) to come

Jazz Shaw Jul 18, 2017 4:01 PM

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get ya

The Syrian ceasefire is on… for now

Jazz Shaw Jul 09, 2017 9:31 AM

Cross your fingers

The big kids’ table

Hmmm: Russia, US reach deal for cease-fire in Syria

Ed Morrissey Jul 07, 2017 4:01 PM

First fruits?

“We’re moving to a point where a major attack like this is very, very possible.”

Spinning time is here.

What’s at stake for Trump meeting Putin this week

Andrew Malcolm Jul 05, 2017 10:01 AM

Not Daniel Craig.

Jun 2017

Trump’s European trip: How will he behave?

Andrew Malcolm Jun 30, 2017 10:41 AM

Who blinks first?

G-20 showdowns: Putin to meet Trump on “sidelines”

Ed Morrissey Jun 29, 2017 9:21 AM

Merkel plots confrontation on climate change.

“Several Russian cities have unveiled monuments to Stalin in recent months.”

Hey… it worked for Snowden

“We talked about some other stuff”

“Idle pratter.”

May 2017

McCain: Putin’s a bigger threat than ISIS

Ed Morrissey May 29, 2017 12:31 PM

“I don’t like it. I just don’t.”

Police chief beheaded.

“troops raided the hideout of a top terrorist suspect in southern Marawi city on Tuesday, sparking a gunbattle…”

“Flynn told security clearance investigators that he was paid by ‘U.S. companies’ when he traveled to Moscow”

Apr 2017

“Assad committed suicide here.”