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Wednesday | Foreign Policy

Under the Gun: Russia Ramps Up Defense Spending and Looks Inward

Lost amid the chaos of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was a little-noticed development in the western press about the Russian defense industry.

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Related Topix: Syria, World News, Vladimir Putin, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Daily Star

Ankara softens on Iraqi Kurd independence

Some Kurdish women living in northern Iraq are training to be peshmerga, as the self-ruled Kurdish region's militia is known.

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Related Topix: Turkey, World News, Middle East, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Syria,

Tue Jun 24, 2014

CNN

No, Vladimir Putin is not taking a step back

Recent media reports suggest that Vladimir Putin asked the Russian Parliament to rescind himself from any military mandate in Ukraine and most people welcomed the gesture, believing this is a move meant to restore the order in Eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Syria, World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Mon Jun 09, 2014

Harry's Place

Alexander Dugin and Ukraine

I first came across the name Alexander Dugin several years ago. I dismissed him as a fringe character and a total crank.

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Related Topix: Syria,

Sun Jun 01, 2014

Jerusalem Post

The color of the Russian 'green card'

Three years ago "elections" were held in Russia which were essentially a game of musical chairs between Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev in the roles of president and prime minister.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Syria, World News, Opinion

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