Putin’s War and His Rule Are in Trouble

Russia’s mobilization of a reported 300,000 reservists hasn’t proceeded very smoothly. Almost immediately after President Vladimir Putin announced that his government would be calling the reservists up for duty in Ukraine, waves of Russians began fleeing the country, rightly suspecting this was just the first wave of call-ups.In Ukraine, by contrast, many men have returned home to serve when their country needed them, after the initial government order that barred Ukraine’s f …

U.S. National Debt

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