Nemtsov and the Smoking Gun



In the absence of facts, the speculation about possible culprits says far less about reality than it does about the speculators’ worldviews.

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Liberty Island or Liberty Peninsula?



Crimea “has always really been part of Russia” only after it had already been annexed. That is, the sentiment that some parts of Ukraine are really Russia was not an issue of such gravity until after they saw a chance to make a move.

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