Author: Laura Howells

And the Winner Is… Putin (Again)

Incumbent President Vladimir Putin clinched a resounding victory in the 2018 Russian presidential election earlier this year on March 18th, winning 77% of the vote. Unsurprising to experts and observers around the world, Putin’s landslide victory ushers the nation into another 6-year term with an all-to familiar leader at the helm. This electoral feat makes… Read more »

Political Theater and the Promise of Progress

“I heard you had your early-morning sleep disturbed many times because you had to attend the N.S.C. meetings because of us,” Mr. Kim said with a smile, “Getting up early in the morning must have become a habit for you. I will make sure that your morning sleep won’t be disturbed.” “Now I can sleep… Read more »