Paul Gregory: The Ultimate Putin Sympathizer: Germany’s Ex-Chancellor Helmut Schmidt

Former German Chancellor (“Alt Kanzler”) Helmut Schmidt appeared on the Sandra Maischberger interview show on Germany’s Channel 1 (ARD) to express his views of the world at age 96. Schmidt served as German chancellor from 1974 to

Paul Gregory: The Nemtsov Murder Investigation: A Battle Of Leaks

The Nemtsov murder is part of a power struggle within Putin’s power vertical. The investigation will likely determine implausibly that it was planned and executed by low-level Chechen thugs, acting on their own out

Paul Gregory: Kerry Delivers Hot Air Speech To Ukraine While Putin Supplies Tanks, Missiles And Troops

Secretary of State John Kerry’s remarks in Kiev yesterday must have boosted spirits in the Kremlin. Ukraine expected to hear that the United States is stepping up to the plate to provide defensive weapons

Taavi Minnik: One year after the second Ukrainian revolution: will Euromaidan avoid the failure of the Orange Revolution?

In February 2015 one full year will pass after the victory of the revolution in Ukraine which was one of the poorest and most corrupt nations in continental Europe before the events on Maidan