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Countries trying to develop an effective format for sanctions against President Vladimir Putin's regime in Russia

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As Russia has worked to convince the world that its military power is growing, it has concealed its costs in terms of blood and treasure

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The Kremlin is learning an important lesson — that Russia is a federation

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Hooligans will be making the most of the spotlight

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Maxim  Vikhrov
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Last week’s events show that Moscow cannot control the so-called "Luhansk People’s Republic"

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Do Russians deal with change better than other nations? They sure have lots of ways of describing it.

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Have the Russian elections turned into something so abstract that they can only be expressed with a wavy ClipArt banner?