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Kim Heys's blog russia_flags_1000w.jpg Describing the recent plunge in oil prices, ... is the potential effect on Russia, which counts on oil as a major source of export earnings. Earlier in 2014, ... the West had imposed economic sanctions in response to Russia’s role in the Ukraine conflict. A key ...





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Last week the Russian government confiscated two US diplomatic properties in Russia and ordered ... vote on July 27 to expand sanctions against Russia for interference in the US presidential elections. ... a majority of Americans support maintaining or increasing sanctions against Russia. Moreover, the US public ...


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ending the deal, it would create a massive conflict with US allies, and with Russia and China, all ... explain it,” the official said. China and Russia’s Dangerous Entente Alexander Gabuev/ Wall Street Journal ... with cross-border investment and the sale of Russian military technology to China. Putin’s Russia, Guided by Its ...


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A breakdown in cooperation between the United States and Russia in Syria, disputes over bilateral ... and the Levada Analytical Center in Russia – both independently conducted and funded – show that mutual ... that their country aim to limit US international sway. Although Americans believe that Russia is acting to contain US ...


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different the situation is in Russia, where in recent years those in power have invoked, often unprompted, ... Minister Sergey Lavrov said that if Russia had not intervened in Ukraine in 2014 it would have been akin ... and described to Russians on state-run television as commonplace. Meanwhile, Russia’s annexation of Crimea ...


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and information. During the 2016 election, these “active measures” appealed to Russia more than ever, say Evan ... was a perfect conduit for disinformation. The degree to which Russia interfered in the election suggests ... that Russia is ramping up its campaign to embarrass the United States, posing a threat to the wider ...


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of ambitious states opposed to the West. Iran, China, and Russia stand poised to take advantage of the US ... withdrawal from the world stage and reshape the world order. Iran’s relations with Russia and China have ... between Iran and Russia and Iran and China heading, and how could the US react?      Copies of their new ...