From fourth estate to Enemy of the people

President Trump, a leader who does not know much history, is certainly unaware of a speech made in 1956 by Nikita Khruschev to denounce Stalin’s cult of personality in which he called for an end to the use of the term “enemy of the people” by reminding Russians that it was used to “annihilate” individuals who disagreed with Stalin.…

Waving the European Flag in Kiev is no solution

The young Ukrainians who overthrew the pro-Russian President Yanukovich and waived the flags of the European Union deserve better than the illusion of European help in lieu of concrete support. But the illusion is still there that tomorrow Ukraine will be admitted to the European Union and that this will solve all the problems of…