To better understand what is going on in the United States, I have found it helpful to learn more about both our country and Russia.


Documentary: Vladimir Putin’s Rise To Power


An Evangelical Perspective on Trump:



The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin
(by Masha Gessen)
Russian-born journalist Masha Gessen documents the unexpected and ruthless rise of Vladimir Putin, and his methods for holding onto power.




Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America and the Election of Donald Trump
(by Michael Isikoff  & David Corn)
A thorough accounting what is known thus far of the events that led to the 2016 election of Donald Trump, written by two of the first American journalists to recognize Russia as an important story.



Killing the Deep State: The Fight to Save President Trump
(by Jerome Corsi, PhD)
Details the conspiracy theory ascribed to by many Trump supporters that the federal government, news media, and Wall Street sought to prevent Trump from being elected because he would stop their socialist, anti-Christian, pro-terrorism agenda. Full of unsubstantiated craziness, but important to help understand where Trump’s supporters are coming from.