Tag: Vladimir Putin

Nina Turner vs. Shontel Brown, Explained by The Wire

But to explain the story in laymen’s terms, we drew an analogy to one of the best-known political dramas of this generation, HBO’s The Wire. Who is Nina Turner? Nina Turner is Marlo Stanfield. The Cleveland native gained her street cred as the first African-American woman to represent her ward on Cleveland’s City Council before […]

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Russian Oligarchs Are Bludgeoning Western Media With Their Wealth

Russian President Vladimir Putin has been one of the most consequential world figures of the past two decades, and yet it wasn’t until last year that an English-language writer delivered a definitive account of his rise. Putin’s People: How the KGB Took Back Russia and Then Took On the West, by Reuters correspondent Catherine Belton, […]

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In Joe Biden, Putin Has Finally Met a U.S. President Who Sees Him for Who He Is

The protection of democracy is all interconnected, from the imprisonment of Alexei Navalny in Russia to the bogus election recount in Arizona and the curtailment of voting rights in Georgia. Obviously, the scale is infinitely different, but the underlying principles are analogous. In similar fashion, during the late 1950s and early 1960s, America was repeatedly […]

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Remembering Obama’s ‘Death Stare’ At Putin As Biden Meets With Russian President

NewsOne Featured Video President Joe Biden has admittedly borrowed liberally from Barack Obama‘s presidential playbook, readily reversing Donald Trump‘s racist policies and replacing them with those that align more closely with the man to whom he served as vice president for eight loyal years. And so it follows that during his highly anticipated summit in […]

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Forget Putin, Merkel, and Macron. It’s Manchin, Sinema, and Feinstein Who Need the Democracy Lecture.

It’s hard. It may not be impossible. There are so many fronts on which Republicans are mounting a daily assault on democracy that there are plenty of other apples in the barrel to pluck. Republicans from more and more states are shuffling out to Arizona to study the ways of that state’s unhinged “audit” mongers […]

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Make Vladimir Putin Boring Again

When Biden meets with Putin on June 16, his job will be to defend American interests. He can expect that Putin will defend Russian interests as he interprets them. There is little Biden can do—and nothing he would want to do—to reconcile clashing Russian and American worldviews. Biden must operate within a limited set of […]

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Newly Minted Russian Citizen Steven Seagal Is Doubling Down On His Love For Putin

Russia still doesn’t seem to have gotten the memo that it’s not 1991 in Hollywood. For years, the country has pedaled former action “star” and noted creep Steven Seagal as the poster boy for a kinder, gentler relationship between the U.S. and Russia. In late 2016, the Under Siege actor was granted Russian citizenship. In […]

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Obama Called Trump a ‘Corrupt Motherf—-r’ and a ‘Racist, Sexist Pig,’ New Book Claims

Photo: Saul Loeb (Getty Images) President Barack Obama is a lot of things. He is a charmer. He is the husband of the most famous woman in the world. He is a father. Advertisement He is also a Black man. So when the Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats’ Campaigns to Defeat Donald Trump, […]

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