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Night Has Descended Upon Russia

Tweet Boris Nemtsov is dead, murdered by Vladimir Putin. Oh, yes, Putin did it all right.  Everything he has instituted since being in office has been geared towards Nemtsov’s death.  The death of a sane Russia.  The institution of madness.  The incorporation of fear. Putin is scripting from Adolph Hitler’s book, Mein Kampf.  Murder and [...]

Roots and Weeds

Tweet Putin and Russians are struggling over the loss of Ukraine.  Muslims and Jews battle over the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.  At the heart of it all is roots. Crimea, for Russians, Putin claims, is “like the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, arguing that the very roots of Russia date back to Kievan Rus, a loose [...]

Who Shines the Brightest?

Tweet Around the world, one sees national leaders and politicians who are in the limelight, who strut their stuff on the national or world stage, and trumpet their importance to the masses via radio and television and the internet, or behind the barrel of a gun. We have seen them before, populating the trash bins [...]

Russia’s Decline into the Past

Tweet The recent chaotic events in Ukraine have Russia making a u-turn away from progress and the future. The entire movement of world events and ideas is demanding that individuals, as well as nations, shed their attachments to small egos and identities, and grow into a consciousness of themselves as members of a global family, [...]

Putin, Dostoyevsky, and Russian Messianism

Tweet The hysteria that has erupted over the Ukraine revolution has as its underlying cause much more than simply a question of land or economics or nationalities. At the heart of the issue are two very different world views – that of the West, the other of Russia – and it is not something that [...]