Tag Archives: Putin

Lawrence Solomon: Russia’s rise — a threat to the West

(November 8, 2013) America’s demise in the Middle East has made Russia the region’s preeminent power, and a threat to the West. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Why Russia is in Syria

(May 23, 2013) To maintain Gazprom’s dominance in the European market, Putin has been fighting off competitors on numerous fronts. Continue reading

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Lawrence Solomon: Vladimir the Great

(March 2, 2012) After centuries of serfdom, Putin has delivered prosperity. But it is also easy to foresee a Russian economic collapse, if Putin follows in the footsteps of his illustrious predecessors: Peter the Great and Catherine the Great. Continue reading

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