To ex-KGB officers, Jews are extremely powerful.
Putin visits Yad Vashem.
A backpacker held hostage in exchange for a hacker.
The moral blindness of condemning Jerusalem for its relations with Moscow.
But can Russia uphold its promises?
Putin can afford to lie to America, but he can’t control Syria without Iranian support.
A no-fly/no-drive zone.
Don’t trade Crimea for empty promises.
Mimicking the totalitarian habit of rewriting the past.
What will be Moscow’s next move?
Vladimir Putin’s dream come true.
Years of Western enabling have emboldened Putin.