Michael Bohm

Opinion 3 years ago

How Russia's Journalists Serve the Fatherland

How Russia's Journalists Serve the Fatherland

Opinion 3 years ago

In the West, journalists are given awards for fighting the government. In Russia, they are awarded for serving it.

Opinion 3 years ago

Top 5 Myths About U.S. Meddling in Ukraine

Top 5 Myths About U.S. Meddling in Ukraine

Opinion 3 years ago

The Kremlin blames the U.S. for Ukrainians' embrace of Western values and institutions. But this is an attempt to shift the argument away from the real problem: Russia has lost the "values ...

Opinion 3 years ago

6 More Russian Myths About Crimea

6 More Russian Myths About Crimea

Opinion 3 years ago

The U.S. annexed Hawaii and Texas, so why can't Russia annex Crimea? Russia is living in the 19th century, pursuing its own manifest destiny.

Opinion 3 years ago

4 Reasons Why Putin's Crimea Grab Will Backfire (Video)

4 Reasons Why Putin's Crimea Grab Will Backfire (Video)

Opinion 3 years ago

Amid the "great Crimean conquest," Russians view Putin as a hero who rectified a historical injustice, stood up to the West and saved Russians from Ukrainian nationalists. But the annexation will backfire ...

Opinion 3 years ago

Putin's Own Historical Injustice

Putin's Own Historical Injustice

Opinion 3 years ago

Once agreements that have established the territorial integrity of countries are revoked in the name of “rectifying a historical injustice,” as Russia has done by annexing Crimea, it opens up a dangerous ...

Opinion 3 years ago

Putin's Imperial Ambitions

Putin's Imperial Ambitions

Opinion 3 years ago

Putin, who always admired the conquests of Peter and Catherine the Great — and even George W. Bush – has finally received the golden opportunity to fulfill his own imperial ambitions by ...

Opinion 3 years ago

Top 5 Myths About Russia's Invasion of Crimea

Top 5 Myths About Russia's Invasion of Crimea

Opinion 3 years ago

It is well-known that the first victim of nearly every military conflict is the truth. But Russia seems to have broken all records in this category.

Opinion 3 years ago

Farewell, Ambassador McFaul

Farewell, Ambassador McFaul

Opinion 3 years ago

McFaul used his charm and "Twitter diplomacy" to win over tens of thousands of Russians. This led the Kremlin to carry out a smear and harassment campaign against him.

Opinion 3 years ago

Arab Spring in Russia's Backyard

Arab Spring in Russia's Backyard

Opinion 3 years ago

In any autocracy, at some point, when things get bad enough, the people will say "Enough!" and start fighting for their basic rights and dignity. That point has now come in Ukraine, ...

Opinion 3 years ago

Why Russia Is No. 1 in Anti-Americanism

Why Russia Is No. 1 in Anti-Americanism

Opinion 3 years ago

According to state-controlled television programs, the CIA supports Russian fascists and terrorists from the North Caucasus, and U.S. military cargo planes fly tons of heroin in to Russia from Afghanistan to turn ...