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European businesses see no end to western sanctions against Russia | Financial Times
European businesses see no end to western sanctions against Russia | Financial Times
How a deadly Russian apartment collapse symbolises the country's hardshipsHow a deadly Russian apartment collapse symbolises the country's hardships | The IndependentHomeHomeShapeleftrightShapeSocial/FacebookSocial/TwitterShape
How a deadly Russian apartment collapse symbolises the country's hardshipsHow a deadly Russian apartment collapse symbolises the country's hardships | The IndependentHomeHomeShapeleftrightShapeSocial/FacebookSocial/TwitterShape

Managing Russia's dissolution | TheHill

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A view taken on December 7, 2017 shows the Yamal LNG plant in the port of Sabetta on the Kara Sea shore line on the Yamal Peninsula in the Arctic circle, some 2500 km of Moscow. / AFP PHOTO / Maxim ZMEYEV (Photo credit should read MAXIM ZMEYEV/AFP/Getty Images) Photographer: MAXIM ZMEYEV/AFP
A view taken on December 7, 2017 shows the Yamal LNG plant in the port of Sabetta on the Kara Sea shore line on the Yamal Peninsula in the Arctic circle, some 2500 km of Moscow. / AFP PHOTO / Maxim ZMEYEV (Photo credit should read MAXIM ZMEYEV/AFP/Getty Images) Photographer: MAXIM ZMEYEV/AFP

Explainer: WADA Gets Ready to Rule on Russia Compliance

U.S. News & World Report

Michael Cohen's big day may not be about Russia

Natalia V. Veselnitskaya was charged on Tuesday with seeking to thwart a Justice Department investigation into money laundering.
Natalia V. Veselnitskaya was charged on Tuesday with seeking to thwart a Justice Department investigation into money laundering.

The Russian Military's Greatest Challenge Isn't America

The National Interest Online
United States Army vehicles in Hajin, eastern Syria, last week. President Trump blindsided his aides and the rest of the world by deciding to pull the full contingent of American troops out of Syria.
United States Army vehicles in Hajin, eastern Syria, last week. President Trump blindsided his aides and the rest of the world by deciding to pull the full contingent of American troops out of Syria.
Putin and Russian defense officials attend a November ceremony in Moscow marking the 100th anniversary of the GRU’s Communist predecessor.
Putin and Russian defense officials attend a November ceremony in Moscow marking the 100th anniversary of the GRU’s Communist predecessor.
A four-story building houses the Internet Research Agency in St. Petersburg, Russia.
A four-story building houses the Internet Research Agency in St. Petersburg, Russia.
The developer of this high-rise complex in Moscow went bankrupt. In most fraud cases, builders offer pre-purchase discounts, then steal the money and declare bankruptcy.
The developer of this high-rise complex in Moscow went bankrupt. In most fraud cases, builders offer pre-purchase discounts, then steal the money and declare bankruptcy.
Le Pen at the close of the 2014 National Front congress in Lyon.
Le Pen at the close of the 2014 National Front congress in Lyon.
Ulf Andersen/Getty
Ulf Andersen/Getty
The Russian regulator is to investigate whether BBC World and the corporation’s websites are in compliance with Russian law.
The Russian regulator is to investigate whether BBC World and the corporation’s websites are in compliance with Russian law.
Manafort Accused of Sharing Trump Campaign Data With Russian Associate - The New York Times
Manafort Accused of Sharing Trump Campaign Data With Russian Associate - The New York Times

Russia's Far East opens up to visitors

Images disseminated in November 2016 were designed to encourage voter suppression in the black community.
Images disseminated in November 2016 were designed to encourage voter suppression in the black community.
Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, arrives at federal court for his sentencing hearing on Wednesday in New York City. He was sentenced to three years in prison.
Michael Cohen, President Trump's former personal attorney, arrives at federal court for his sentencing hearing on Wednesday in New York City. He was sentenced to three years in prison.
Russians Tried, but Were Unable to Compromise Midterm Elections, U.S. Says - The New York Times
Russians Tried, but Were Unable to Compromise Midterm Elections, U.S. Says - The New York Times
Sixteen people were evacuated from the collapsed building.
Sixteen people were evacuated from the collapsed building.
The Russian oligarch Oleg V. Deripaska, right, with Vladimir V. Putin in 2008. Mr. Deripaska and his businesses were hit with sanctions in April over Russian election interference.
The Russian oligarch Oleg V. Deripaska, right, with Vladimir V. Putin in 2008. Mr. Deripaska and his businesses were hit with sanctions in April over Russian election interference.
Paul Abbate, the then–FBI assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch, speaks next to a poster of a suspected Russian hacker in 2017.
Paul Abbate, the then–FBI assistant director of the Criminal, Cyber, Response, and Services Branch, speaks next to a poster of a suspected Russian hacker in 2017.

Crimea: Russia's Dark Secret | Crimea

Aljazeera.com
On the surface, Mariupol shows little sign of being on a war footing.
On the surface, Mariupol shows little sign of being on a war footing.
FILE — Kurdish troops at a frontline position on the border with Turkey, June 16, 2018. With or without an American pullout, Syria is now a Balkanized version of what existed before it plunged into a calamitous civil war in 2011. (Ivor Prickett/The New York Times)
FILE — Kurdish troops at a frontline position on the border with Turkey, June 16, 2018. With or without an American pullout, Syria is now a Balkanized version of what existed before it plunged into a calamitous civil war in 2011. (Ivor Prickett/The New York Times)
How Russian Money Helped Save Trump’s Business – Foreign Policy
How Russian Money Helped Save Trump’s Business – Foreign Policy

Putin's war on rap unites Russia's hip hop artists

Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by Sarah Rogers/The Daily Beast

The fate of Syria is now in Russia’s hands

The Economist
Arkady Dvorkovich, president of the FIDE, at the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in St Petersburg.
Arkady Dvorkovich, president of the FIDE, at the World Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships in St Petersburg.

Russia collusion inquiry: Grand jury term extended

BBC News
One cable quoted Mr. Xi comparing President Trump’s bullying of Beijing to a “no-rules freestyle boxing match.”
One cable quoted Mr. Xi comparing President Trump’s bullying of Beijing to a “no-rules freestyle boxing match.”
Karlov was shot dead by an off-duty Turkish policeman two years ago [File: Stringer/EPA]
Karlov was shot dead by an off-duty Turkish policeman two years ago [File: Stringer/EPA]

Under New Management — Russia Now Runs OPEC

Bloomberg
Opinion

Russian doping: Rusada on verge of suspension again

BBC Sport
A section of gas pipeline passes through forested land in Ivano-Frankvisk, Ukraine.
A section of gas pipeline passes through forested land in Ivano-Frankvisk, Ukraine.
'Wow': NASA startles with invitation to sanctioned Russian - POLITICO
'Wow': NASA startles with invitation to sanctioned Russian - POLITICO
Disclosure of a memo by William P. Barr raised questions about whether he would order Mr. Mueller to shut down part of the inquiry if he is confirmed as attorney general.
Disclosure of a memo by William P. Barr raised questions about whether he would order Mr. Mueller to shut down part of the inquiry if he is confirmed as attorney general.

How to Hit Russia Where It Hurts

Foreign Affairs
Russia Outlaws Youth ProtestersRussia Outlaws Youth Protesters
Russia Outlaws Youth ProtestersRussia Outlaws Youth Protesters

Russia Outlaws Youth Protestors

Robert Mueller currently appears to be building charges against Jerome Corsi and Roger Stone but does he also have bigger targets in mind?
Robert Mueller currently appears to be building charges against Jerome Corsi and Roger Stone but does he also have bigger targets in mind?
Putin Welcomes U.S. Withdrawal From Syria as ‘Correct’ - The New York Times
Putin Welcomes U.S. Withdrawal From Syria as ‘Correct’ - The New York Times
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