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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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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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Under Obama, Food Stamp Costs Growing Much Faster than Food Stamp Rolls

Thursday, September 20th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

It’s not just the increase in recipients: Obama allows each recipient to receive much more. Can’t blame that on Bush.

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The Coveted Russian Dictator Endorsement: Putin Picks Obama

Saturday, September 8th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

Looking forward to that second term "flexibility" Obama promised.

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More ‘Reset’ Failure: Did Russian Nuclear Sub Travel Undetected in Gulf?

Friday, August 17th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

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?)

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Putin Expands Crackdown as Obama Clings to ‘Reset’

Friday, August 3rd, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

Opposition leader Alexei Navalny is headed to Siberia.

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The ‘Rubio Doctrine’: Sen. Marco Rubio Gets Serious About Russia

Saturday, May 5th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

His policy speech on how to handle the Putin regime is well-considered.

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His Worst Mistake: Obama Surrenders to Vladimir

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

Aiding the rebirth of the USSR.

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Fabulists: Putin Win Exposes ‘Reset’ Media

Monday, March 5th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

The MSM concocted a fake revolution to aid Obama.

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Clueless: Obama Still Trying To ‘Reset’ with Russia

Friday, January 27th, 2012 - by Kim Zigfeld

Putin threatens war over U.S. policy, but see-no-evil Obama continues "smart diplomacy."

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Occupy Pravda: MSM Pretends Putin Faces Revolution

Monday, December 26th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

Hoping for another protest movement, mainstream outlets irresponsibly report on Russia.

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Role Player: Prokhorov Candidacy a Ploy To Aid Putin?

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

Prokhorov is likely a foil, as Putin wants to split the opposition vote.

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Despite Massive Fraud, Putin Loses Seats

Monday, December 5th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

Had the U.S. taken a part in denouncing him, Putin could have lost his majority.

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GOP Finally Confronts Obama’s Russian ‘Reset’ Failure

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

But are they all talk? Some advice for where to take action.

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Obama’s ‘Reset’ Legacy: A Return of the USSR

Thursday, September 29th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

Obama ignored truth for "smart diplomacy." Now only Putin's death can end his rule of Russia.

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An Arrest in Politkovskaya Murder Case

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

A high ranking Moscow security official has been charged in the crusading journalist's gangland-style killing.

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Obama Takes Putin’s Side in Magnitsky Case

Thursday, July 28th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

The president has sacrificed American honor in service to a political agenda.

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Putin to Retake Presidency as a ‘Reformer’?

Friday, July 8th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

The dictator may force Dmitri Medvedev out for being too “autocratic.”

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Nomination of New U.S. Ambassador to Russia Should Be Defeated

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

It’s the only way of sending a clear message to Obama that he must reverse course on Russia.

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As Obama Stands Silent, Putin Crushes Freedom Online

Friday, May 13th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

Moscow zeroes in on another lonely voice of opposition.

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As Putin Crushes Russia’s Internet, Obama Stands By

Sunday, April 17th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

The technologically hip president is abetting the ruin of online freedom. (Also read: "The Russian Kleptocracy File: Bank Records and Real Estate.")

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Holy Russian Empire, Batman!

Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

His earthly power faltering, Putin turns to the church.

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Russian Journalist: ‘Violence Is the Price of Freedom.’ Statistics: ‘Uh, No.’

Monday, January 17th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

A state-sponsored Russian journalist asks a propaganda-tinged question of Press Secretary Robert Gibbs. Gibbs fumbles the answer.

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White House Cowardice: Not a Word Spoken in Defense of Boris Nemtsov

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011 - by Kim Zigfeld

The Russian opposition journalist — whom Obama has personally met — did not receive a word of support after his recent jailing for speaking against Putin.

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Putin’s ‘Justice’ a Nightmare for One American Citizen

Tuesday, December 28th, 2010 - by Kim Zigfeld

Arkady Gontmakher, an American citizen from Seattle, is languishing in a Russian jail even though he has been acquitted of the crime they re-arrested him for.

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Chechnya Burns, Putin Kills, but Obama Talks Treaty

Saturday, December 4th, 2010 - by Kim Zigfeld

As more neo-Soviet horrors are revealed to the public, it's time to call U.S. policy towards Russia its proper name: appeasement.

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