PostPartisan: Russia


Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 04/18/2014

U.S. ground troops going to Poland, defense minister says

In a meeting with The Post, Poland’s defense minister calls for a ‘re-pivot’ toward Europe

By Fred Hiatt  |  03:53 PM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  nato europe, poland defense minister, russia putin, russia ukraine

Posted at 06:04 PM ET, 04/14/2014

The Insiders: The president can’t bow out yet

As bad as President Obama’s foreign policy has been, quitting now - or appearing to quit - would only make things worse.

By Ed Rogers  |  06:04 PM ET, 04/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, China, Democrats, election 2014, Foreign Policy, Iran, israel, Japan, National Journal, North Korea, palestine, Russia, Syria, The Insiders, ukraine

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Crimea’s suddenly inevitable ‘sovereignty’

Despite the tugs of history and ethnicity, Ukraine and Crimea managed to get along pretty well for more than 22 years.

By Fred Hiatt  |  03:13 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Crimea, putin, Russia

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 12/09/2013

No love for gays in Putin’s Russia

Russia’s anti-gay laws are scary on paper. But, as Masha Gessen made plain, those laws are more frightening in reality.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:24 AM ET, 12/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LGBT, Olympics, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 09/11/2013

The Insiders: The speech to nowhere

President Obama needs to pivot away from foreign policy to the pressing domestic issues we face, including Obamacare and the economy.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:21 AM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Foreign Policy, John Kerry, putin, Russia, Secretary of State, Syria, The Insiders

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 09/10/2013

The Insiders: Does Putin call the shots?

Of course a diplomatic solution in Syria is a good idea, but we need to be sure that this is a serious and viable proposal and not just a delaying tactic.

By Ed Rogers  |  11:46 AM ET, 09/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Assad, Barack Obama, Foreign Policy, russia putin, Syria, The Insiders

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 09/04/2013

Kerry reveals: Obama backtracking on Russia snub

By Marc A. Thiessen  |  12:02 PM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, John Kerry, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 08/21/2013

No love for Russia today from Jamie Kirchick

The openly gay American journalist took expression of displeasure with Russia's homophobic laws to heroic new heights.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:36 PM ET, 08/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LGBT, Russia

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 08/07/2013

The Insiders: Obama won't meet with Putin. It's just as well.

Even if there ever was an Obama-Putin relationship, it's over for the rest of the Obama presidency. It will be up to the next president to push the re-reset button.

By Ed Rogers  |  12:22 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Foreign Policy, Russia, The Insiders, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 11:37 PM ET, 07/19/2013

The new face of Russia's opposition

An interview with 22-year-old activist and successful local candidate Vera Kichanova.

By Susannah Jacob  |  11:37 PM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexei Navalny, Russia

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Assad defies the U.S. and Russia

The growing evidence that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons provides an opportunity for the two countries that have the most influence over the situation to jointly force the Syrian president to hand over power.

By David Ignatius  |  06:44 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, Russia, Syria

Posted at 07:56 AM ET, 01/03/2013

A new Cold War?

Unless U.S. policy toward post-Soviet Russia changes, we risk plunging into a new Cold War.

By Katrina vanden Heuvel  |  07:56 AM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  adoptions, Russia, Vladimir Putin

Posted at 09:25 PM ET, 05/29/2012

Syria: The blood of future massacres is on Russia's hands

The blood of future massacres is on Russia's hands.

By David Ignatius  |  09:25 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Syria, Russia

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 05/18/2012

The Summit of Irrelevance

Five bad things about this vestige of neo-colonialism.

By David Ignatius  |  11:41 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  G8, Obama, Germany, France, Russia, Putin