The New TIME Depicts Putin As Angry Land, And The Economist Placed Putin Shirtless On A Tank

Amid Moscow’s invasion in Crimea and increasingly hostile rhetoric from Putin himself, the premier weekly magazines in the West have some vivid new covers.

Here’s TIME:

The new cover of the Economist has Russian President Vladimir Putin, shirtless, riding on a tank into “the new world order.”

This week’s issue also has a story titled, ” Putin’s project: What sort of Messianism?“. Where Time is a bit more meta, The Economist cover sums it up with straightforward imagery:

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