A tense situation getting worse because of a souring economy.
The days of Vladimir Putin strutting about the world stage boasting of his economic achievements have come to an end.
Putin's Russia is a failure.
Republicans are missing a golden opportunity to seriously undermine Obama with his base.
As expected, Putin blames the U.S. and doubles-down on his statism.
Weak enemies allow the dictator to flourish, despite his economic house of cards.
Without legitimate U.S. pressure, Putin remains safely in control.
He kept the divorce private when it could have been election year fodder.
Paul J. Saunders channels Chamberlain in a fact-free Washington Post editorial.
Once again, a timely atrocity supports his agenda.
The economy is primed to fail as Vladimir Putin looks to distract with show trials.
Appeasing the dictator, 140 characters at a time.
A second pageant winner has the courage to confront the dictator.
Firing up the proletariat with anti-Americanism: hey, it worked last time.
Putin continues his attempt to rehabilitate the monster's image.
Vladimir Putin has a great supporter within U.S. higher education.
His absurd response to the U.S. Congress finally challenging him by passing the Magnitsky law.
A draconian new law empowers the Kremlin to block websites for mercilessly criticizing the Russian dictator.
The energy sector is in danger of collapsing.
It’s not just the increase in recipients: Obama allows each recipient to receive much more. Can’t blame that on Bush.
Looking forward to that second term "flexibility" Obama promised.
What we do know: the White House does not want anyone noticing the enemy Russia has become. (More from Bridget Johnson: Why Was a Russian Attack Sub Lurking in the Gulf of Mexico?)
Opposition leader Alexei Navalny is headed to Siberia.