Former Russian PM says Putin is ‘crazy’ and war could last two years

He was Vladimir Putin’s first prime minister, but Mikhail Kasyanov never imagined his former boss would unleash a full-scale war on Ukraine. Speaking to AFP, Kassianov, Russia’s prime minister from 2000 to 2004, said he thought the war could last up to two years, but was convinced Russia could return to a democratic path. . … Read more

Putin has time – and it could decide the outcome of the war

ANALYSIS 100 days of war later, Putin is counting on the world’s indifference Travel back in time to February 23, the day before Russia launched its all-out invasion of Ukraine. One might be tempted to guess that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s days were numbered. After all, the Russian army was about ten times larger than … Read more

Russia must be prevented from defining the terms of the crisis in Ukraine | Opinion

For the past few weeks, Western audiences have been obsessed with the question, “What’s going through Putin’s head?” Western experts wonder: are the people around him telling him the whole truth? Is he sick or is he going crazy? Are we pushing him into a corner where he will see no other way to save … Read more

Putin and Zelensky. Portraits of the “most brutal dictator” and the leader who helped create

Two different approaches to the biographical genre around two current protagonists are offered by Ukrainian journalist Sergii Rudenko and English graphic designer Darryl Cunningham. The first, whose original title – Zelensky without makeup – has been erased in the Portuguese version for a live Volodymyr Zelensky – Biography, corresponds to what is proposed. Through 38 … Read more

Putin and Zelensky. Portraits of the “most brutal dictator” and the leader who helped create

Two different approaches to the biographical genre around two current protagonists are offered by Ukrainian journalist Sergii Rudenko and English graphic designer Darryl Cunningham. The first, whose original title – Zelensky without makeup – has been erased in the Portuguese version for a live Volodymyr Zelensky – Biography, corresponds to what is proposed. Through 38 … Read more

The American Friend | Opinion

Thomas Kuhn (1922-1996) was an American physicist, historian and philosopher of science whose book published in 1962, The structure of scientific revolutions, had a profound influence in academic circles. For Kuhn (1962), the development of science is not linear. In the periods the author calls normal science, a specific scientific point of view, theory or … Read more