I am not updating this as often as I used to. Although I still speak on TV and Radio here and there, it has been getting increasingly hard, and even unpleasant, as with the US psychosis (for the lack of a better word) with Russia, I can’t quite participate in indiscriminately bashing my native country. Even if I agree with many allegations against — how shall I call it, the Kremlin’s “intelligence operation” in the West — I can’t condone the Russia-vilified tone of most discussions. When CBS’ Norah O’Donnell, after the USA beat Russian athletes in curling Feb 8 at the start of the 2018 Olympics, acrimoniously exclaimed, “Yes, crush the Russkies, it’s always a good thing,” it became clear — the new Cold War, aka the Frozen Peace, is getting increasingly nasty, irrational and more than just cold or frozen. And I thought she was one of the real journalists…

Either way, here are some from recent years. Some links may no longer work: