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Vladimir Putin

The Future CIA Director’s Prescient Memo on Putin, NATO and Ukraine

From Robert Wright’s Nonzero Newsletter: Burns’s 2008 warning came in two forms—a memo circulated widely within the Bush administration and a more pungently written email he sent to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (an email she shared with Secretary of Defense Bob Gates and National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley). The email said that if, at...

Russia's FSB

FSB Declassifies Documents on Nazi Massacre in Crimea

On Monday, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) in Crimea transferred to the state archive various documents related to the brutal massacre of 900 Red Army soldiers in the town of Sudak committed by the Nazis on the Crimean peninsula during the 1942 occupation. [The FSB in Russian:  Россия: Федеральная Служба Безопасности (ФСБ) ] Like most...