On October 7, Vladimir Putin celebrated his sixty-third birthday. To commemorate this occasion, we’ve spent the last few days here at Useful Stooges looking at Putin – and at a few of his benighted fans around the world. 459 more words
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Charities make feel-good stories for journalists and too often we turn off the skepticism and verification upon which journalism is built.
This will be mostly a guest post from… 1,460 more words
The Daily Beast is not somewhere I would generally turn to for balanced coverage of Russia, and mostly, I scroll past it without reading. But occasionally they manage to prove that there apparently is no limit to the depths they will plunge for a good old anti-Russia story. 409 more words