Trump’s Confusion Spells Life or Death in Ukraine
Un-Dead Reporter Wanted to Catch Putin Hit Teams
A photo of Arkady Babchenko dead in a pool of blood shocked the world. But it was phony. He was working with the security service to nab terrorists. Okay. Where are they?
DEALS DEALS DEALS
Michael Cohen’s ‘Peace Plan’ Pal Speaks
After Trump’s election, all sides in Ukraine tried using his lawyer to influence the new president. The special counsel needs to know a lot more about what they were up to.
Putin Critic Fakes His Own Death to Catch Assassin
The famous war reporter received many death threats from Russian officials and Russian-backed rebels. Finally he and police acted to catch a killer—but first fooled the world.
Oligarch Who Met Cohen Flees the Press at Putin’s Summit
The gathering of a few world leaders and a lot of businessmen, including big names from America, often seemed surreal—not for what was said, but for all that went unspoken.
FROM REVOLUTON TO ROT
The Ukraine War in the Time of Trump
The U.S. is sending all kinds of signals it supports Ukraine against Russia, but the regime’s corruption is almost as big a threat at Putin’s proxies.
Not Just Trump
Our Russia Problem Isn’t Just Trump
Remember the Georgia invasion? The Donbas aggression? The Malaysian Flight 77? If we don’t put a stop to this, the price will be high.
The Curious Death of a Russian Who Reported on Mercenaries
Was Maksim Borodin killed by loneliness or—in this country where so many journalists have been murdered—by someone who hated his reporting?