A New York based independent foreign policy analyst and media critic.
No matter what a given person or entity does, some will always find fault, on account of having an overly biased and logic defying stance, Michael Averko writes.
An accomplished academic, Cohen was the leading English language mass media TV talking head on Russia.
With no disrespect to the SCF, the likes of CFR’s Carla Robbins are a greater motivator for him, Michael Averko writes.
The claim of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election remains factually quite suspect, especially when compared to some other countries.
Since being in office, Trump’s Russia-related policies have calmed the Russia-unfriendly slant in the Republican establishment.
The coronavirus pandemic has given Russia bashing a new twist. As was true beforehand, the latest edition of disparaging Russia is short on conclusive supporting facts.
There’ve been ongoing propaganda pieces that skirt over some inconvenient realities, for those seeking to unfairly admonish Russia in the Olympic movement.
There’re credible reports indicating that World Athletics has an inconsistent worldwide drug testing regimen, Michael Averko writes.
Tony Wesolowsky’s December 8, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) article “The Vlasov Army: Nazi Sympathizers Or WWII Freedom Fighters?”, leads to some additional thoughts.
The fact that someone can have a pro-American or pro-Russian stance, without coordinating their views with a government doesn’t omit the possibility of such a person periodically interacting with government or government-connected people.