“Crimea and Punishment”

“Crimea and Punishment”: Comments on the Media Coverage of the Recent Events in Crimea | GeoCurrents.

“For a long time now, it’s been possible to foresee that this rabid hatred, being fired up in the West against Russia more and more with each passing year, would some day explode. This moment is upon us… The entire West came to show its denial of Russia and to block her path to the future,” wrote Fyodor Tyutchev, famous Russian poet and a militant Panslavist, in 1854 as the Crimean War was raging. 

 

Insightful article on Putin’s grasping for power, with lots of history thrown in for good measure.

Source: http://www.geocurrents.info/geopolitics/crimea-punishment-comments-media-coverage-recent-events-crimea#ixzz2v38mb3AU

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