Aufgeschnappt: Putin und die Krim

Vladimir Putin, the Russian President and autocrat, had a plan for the winter of 2014: to reassert his country’s power a generation after the collapse of the Soviet Union. He thought that he would achieve this by building an Olympic wonderland on the Black Sea for fifty-one billion dollars and putting on a dazzling television show. It turns out that he will finish the season in a more ruthless fashion, by invading a peninsula on the Black Sea and putting on quite a different show—a demonstration war that could splinter a sovereign country and turn very bloody, very quickly.

David Remnick im NEW YORKER: Putin Goes to War

Dieser Beitrag wurde unter ZOMG veröffentlicht. Setze ein Lesezeichen auf den Permalink.