TRUTHS AND CONSEQUENCES
Russia Shows Us What Happens to ‘Enemies of the People’
Under Putin, dozens of journalists have been murdered because of their work. He may not have ordered the killings, but he created the deadly atmosphere. Trump’s doing the same.
‘A SEA OF BLOOD’
Assad ‘Final Offensive’ May Be Postponed for Lack of Troops
Russia’s already bombing, but Syrian government troops are vastly outnumbered—and the Iranian and Hezbollah forces that Assad relied on in the past are holding back.
THE FINAL OFFENSIVE
Putin Is Pushing for Total Victory in Syria at Any Cost
With Chechnya as his model, the Russian president is willing to level whole cities to enforce ‘peace.’ For Putin, civilian suffering is a tool to be exploited to win the war.
Russian TV Taken to Court in U.S. For Its Murder Allegations
When Putin’s people murder opponents abroad, they’re backed up by a campaign of lies in Russian media blaming others. Now one of those they’ve accused has brought suit.
D.C. Wise Man Had Early Access to Trump’s Pro-Russia Speech
Photos obtained by The Daily Beast show that controversial think tank chief Dimitri Simes was closer than previously known to the speech’s drafting.
The Real Reason Russia Is Rooting for Republicans
State-controlled media joke about abetting Trump and believe his tough talk on sanctions is just a ploy. If the Republicans win the midterms, they say, he’ll come around.
John McCain Sounds the Alarm on Trump and Russia in New Doc
Watch an exclusive clip of the late Arizona senator from the new documentary ‘Active Measures,’ about Trump and Putin.