David Satter

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Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute and author of Darkness at Dawn: The Rise of the Russian Criminal State and It Was a Long Time Ago and It Never Happened Anyway: Russia and the Communist Past; former research fellow at the Hoover Institution

David Satter on KCRW

The  Olympic flame  is still burning brightly in Sochi. If all goes well over the weekend, Vladimir Putin will have staged the showcase he promised.

As the Olympics Wind Down, Is a New Cold War Heating Up?

The Olympic flame is still burning brightly in Sochi. If all goes well over the weekend, Vladimir Putin will have staged the showcase he promised.

from To the Point

Condoleezza Rice has accused  Russian President Vladimir
Putin  of squelching democracy.    Putin's
accused the US of behaving
like Germany's
Third Reich during World War II.   …

Can the US and Russia 'Just Get Along?'

Condoleezza Rice has accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of squelching democracy.   Putin's accused the US of behaving like Germany's Third Reich during World War II.   …

from To the Point

Polonium 210 --the substance that killed Alexander Litvinenko--has turned up in Hamburg, and  Interpol  and German police are on the case, with Chancellor Angela Merkel saying such…

Russia, Radioactive Poison and International Affairs

Polonium 210 --the substance that killed Alexander Litvinenko--has turned up in Hamburg, and Interpol and German police are on the case, with Chancellor Angela Merkel saying such…

from To the Point

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