Ukraine on TV: A Cold War Nightmare Meets Modern Politics – The New York Times

Ukraine on TV: We’ve Seen This Before. And We’ve Never Seen Anything Like It. (Published 2022)

As the invasion unfolded, images straight out of Cold War nightmare dramas butted up against 21st-century politics.


Mr. Trump’s “good relationship” with Mr. Putin, he said, was “hurt by the Russia, Russia, Russia hoax.” The invasion, he said, “all happened because of a rigged election.” (Ms. Ingraham dismissed President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine’s plea that Russia not overrun his country as a “pathetic display.”)