Reuters/Alexei Nikolskiy - Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a government meeting in Moscow's Kremlin March 24, 2014.


To Understand Putin, Look to the Past

March 21, 2014, Strobe Talbott

While Vladimir Putin calls the independence of Kosovo a precedent for Russia's annexation of Crimea, Strobe Talbott writes that the two episodes could hardly be more different from one another.

View All Research on Balkans ›Show 10 More