Vladimir Putin’s apparent affinity for a fellow strongman has gotten him dragged into a fiery election scandal thousands of miles away from Moscow.
Kristina Jovanovski is a Berlin-based Canadian journalist, focused on Europe and Turkey with more than a decade of experience.
Some officials are fearing the worst after Erdogan and his inner circle made a slew of alarming threats ahead of the election this week.
Newly escaped Russians who “didn’t want to die” in Ukraine are now sharing what they really think about Vladimir Putin and his disastrous war.
The all-consuming war in Ukraine has caused Russia to drop the ball elsewhere, officials who spoke with The Daily Beast revealed.
Many of the young men clamoring to reach the West are fugitives from Bashar al-Assad’s savage military.
Increasing violence in Ukraine’s east means civilians have fewer and fewer places where they can feel safe.
There’s no due process, and there are no civil liberties, but cops on the beat are obeying the laws—of the USSR.