Kerry and Putin
Illustration on Putin's goal of dominating the world's oil supply by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times
Illustration on Putin's moves in Syria by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times
As the Syrian war heated up, Mr. Putin took to the ice to spend his 63rd birthday playing hockey with NHL stars and Russian officials and tycoons.
Illustration on Putin's actions in Syria by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times
Illustration on Putin's Middle East intentions by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times
Syrian President Bashar Assad's fate may lie in a compromise between Mr. Putin and President Obama that would let him stay for the short term.
Putin and the United Nations Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times
Putin outwits Obama on Iranian missile deal illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times
Illustration on Putin's renewed aggression against Ukraine by Nancy Ohanian/Tribune Content Agency
Illustration on Putin's designs on eastern Europe BY Kevin Kreneck/Tribune Content Agency
Putin's Soviet Russia Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times
Putin's Pet (Illustration by Scott Stantis of the Chicago Tribune)
IN COMMAND: Mr. Putin makes a triumphant visit Friday to Crimea, a recently annexed peninsula that hosts a major Russian navy base on the Black Sea.