Articles by Charles Tannock

Putin's Choice

Vladimir Putin's return to the Kremlin was always a foregone conclusion. But when he is sworn in on Monday, he will retake formal charge of a country whose politics Ч even Putin's own political future Ч has turned unpredictable.

Cuba of the East

The European Union recently embarked on a policy of ""constructive engagement"" with Belarus. None too soon. Previously, EU policy was to isolate Belarus, which itself was seeking isolation.

Rescuing a Revolution

There is no more depressing sight in politics than a leader who, desperate to cling to power, ruins his country in the process.