As seen from abroad over recent weeks, Russian foreign policy appears a hodgepodge of different elements that rarely slot together. From Syria to China, and back to Western Europe via Ukraine, it is hard to discern any consistent theme. To which you could respond that this is how most countries’ foreign policies look close-up. “Events” have a habit of derailing even the best-laid plans. But the point is that we – in what we still call the West – tend to view Russia’s actions as the product of a usually malevolent grand plan and a single – Vladimir Putin’s – mind.
A slip of the tongue at a congressional hearing forced Treasury officials to scramble to come up with a sanctions plan to match what was said.
Sergei Garmonin greift die Redaktionen des Verlags Tamedia massiv an. Damit sagt er mehr über sein mangelndes Verständnis von Pressefreiheit als über unsere Arbeit.