Buenos Aires Herald
Putin defends Crimea's decision to hold referendum
Russian President Vladimir Putin defended breakaway moves by the pro-Russian leaders of Crimea in a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister David Cameron.
The Ukranian Candidate: Putin Wins CPAC Poll
In a stunning upset, Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin won the CPAC straw poll by a wide margin, beating Christie Christie, Jeb Bush, Rick Santorum and all other prospective candidates by 50 points.
Richard Cohen Losing his head in Crimea
Vladimir Nabokov considered Anton Chekhov's “The Lady with the Dog” one of the best short stories ever written.
The Washington Post
Cohen: Putin's folly in Crimea
Vladimir Nabokov considered Anton Chekhov's "The Lady With the Dog" one of the best short stories ever written.
Discovering Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Who is Vladimir Putin? Pretend for a moment that you don't know anything about Putin.
Step by Step, Russia Is Invading Ukraine
Earlier this week, the fugitive Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych popped his head up in Russia to give a press conference, saying the broad-based coalition that rose up and booted him from power - and then partied in his palatial mansion before heading back to Independence Square for more funerals for demonstrators who'd been killed in the ... (more)
Yanukovych says he has not met with Putin but talked with him on the phone
DON. Feb 28 - Viktor Yanukovych says he has not met with Russian President Vladimir Putin after coming to Russia but talked with him on the phone.
The New Yorker
David Remnick: Vladimir Putin lives his Olympic dream.
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The Millions (A Blog about Books)
Homo Sovieticus: Russians on Russianness
"Anyone who doesn't regret the passing of the Soviet Union has no heart. Anyone who wants it restored has no brains," Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin once said.