Tag: Gideon Rachman

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    It was Kremlinologist Jonathan Haslam who spotted the overconfident press release and dubbed it Putin’s Premature Victory Roll.  Two days after the invasion of Ukraine began a year ago, the Russian press service Novosti posted a broadside that began   “A new world is coming into being before our very eyes.” In Haslam’s translation, lightly edited for […]