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Russia and the West: a never-ending partnership

Mainstream media tend to portray Russia and the West as bitter geopolitical rivals. In reality, Moscow and Western powers often act as partners, especially when it comes to energy. By Nikola MikovicFollowing the Kremlin’s incorporation of Crimea into the Russian Federation in 2014, as well as Russia’s actions in the …

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Vladimir Putin says he’ll run for reelection. Nobody is surprised.

Russian President Vladi­mir Putin, he of the perennial 80 percent approval ratings, declared his intention Wednesday to run for reelection, essentially guaranteeing a new six-year term for the Kremlin leader. “I will nominate my candidacy for the post of the president of the Russian Federation,” Putin said at a rally and a concert at …

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We’re targeting terrorists in Syria: Kremlin

The Levant News — The Kremlin said on Thursday that Russian air strikes in Syria were targeting a list of well-known terrorist organizations and that it was too early to say whether President Vladimir Putin was satisfied with the campaign so far. Speaking a day after Moscow launched a series of …

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