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Kim Zigfeld

Kim Zigfeld is a New York City-based writer who publishes her own Russia specialty blog, La Russophobe. She also writes about Russia for the American Thinker and for Russia! magazine and is researching a book on the rise of dictatorship in Putin’s Russia.
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Putin Declares All-Out Cold War on America

Friday, April 11th, 2014 - by Kim Zigfeld

The regime has shut down Voice of America and is flouting US sanctions against Iran.

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Putin’s Crimea Adventure Has the Russian Economy in Freefall

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 - by Kim Zigfeld

Out of this one ham-handed blunder by Putin, the entire landscape of Russian economics and foreign policy may be permanently altered.

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Reset: U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul Announces Resignation

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 - by Kim Zigfeld

His appeasement policy led to Putin's rekindling of the USSR spirit.

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Massive Russian Spying on Americans and American Companies

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 - by Kim Zigfeld

One of the few things Russians do really well, with a truly national passion and zeal, is stealing.

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The Power Struggle Between Putin and Medvedev

Thursday, November 28th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

A tense situation getting worse because of a souring economy.

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‘Putinomics’ Has the Russian Economy in a Tailspin

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

The days of Vladimir Putin strutting about the world stage boasting of his economic achievements have come to an end.

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Putin Deserves a Dunce Cap for Russia’s Annual Report Card

Sunday, November 10th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

Putin's Russia is a failure.

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GOP Falls Short in Standing Up Against Putin … and for First Amendment Rights

Friday, October 25th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

Republicans are missing a golden opportunity to seriously undermine Obama with his base.

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Sinking Fortunes: Putin’s Russia Facing Economic, Demographic Collapse

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

As expected, Putin blames the U.S. and doubles-down on his statism.

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Russia’s Economy in Steep Decline, Yet U.S. Passes on Chance to Crush Putin

Saturday, August 17th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

Weak enemies allow the dictator to flourish, despite his economic house of cards.

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Vladimir Putin Survives Worst Month of His Reign

Friday, June 28th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

Without legitimate U.S. pressure, Putin remains safely in control.

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Divorce, KGB-Style: Once Again, Vladimir Putin Wins with Disinformation

Monday, June 17th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

He kept the divorce private when it could have been election year fodder.

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Former Bush Advisor: Keep Calm and Submit to Putin

Saturday, June 1st, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

Paul J. Saunders channels Chamberlain in a fact-free Washington Post editorial.

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With Boston Bombing, Vladimir Putin’s Luck Continues

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

Once again, a timely atrocity supports his agenda.

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Putinomics: Stagflation Hits Russia

Saturday, April 20th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

The economy is primed to fail as Vladimir Putin looks to distract with show trials.

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Twitter Caves to Vladimir Putin, Censors Content Within Russia

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

Appeasing the dictator, 140 characters at a time.

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Russian Beauty Queens Stare Down Putin

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

A second pageant winner has the courage to confront the dictator.

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Putin Propaganda: Texas Mother Accused of Murdering Adopted Russian Son

Friday, February 22nd, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

Firing up the proletariat with anti-Americanism: hey, it worked last time.

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2013: Welcome to Stalingrad

Monday, February 11th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

Putin continues his attempt to rehabilitate the monster's image.

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Hey, Parents: Meet Neo-Soviet NYU, Princeton Professor Stephen Cohen

Monday, January 28th, 2013 - by Kim Zigfeld

Vladimir Putin has a great supporter within U.S. higher education.

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Soviet Style: Vladimir Putin Bans U.S. Adoptions of Russian Children

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

His absurd response to the U.S. Congress finally challenging him by passing the Magnitsky law.

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Putin Expels Foreign Reporter from Siberia

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

Again, the regime stifles criticism.

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No More Wikipedia for Vladimir’s Neo-Soviet Serfs

Sunday, November 18th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

A draconian new law empowers the Kremlin to block websites for mercilessly criticizing the Russian dictator.

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Is New York Times Hiding Its CEO’s Role in Sex Abuse Cover-Up?

Saturday, October 27th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

Rock-bottom.

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Severe Economic Crisis in Russia Looms

Friday, October 5th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

The energy sector is in danger of collapsing.

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