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Crime, Kleptocracy, and Politics: Developments in Modern Russia

Does Putin’s Move on Syria Make Russia the New Middle East Power Broker? September 29th event

Journalism in the Shadow of the Kremlin April 15th Event


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"Inexperience" is not to Blame for Waning U.S. Power and Influence

Rebeccah L. Heinrichs

Russia’s claim in Syria is the latest embarrassing and disastrous event in a series of events that lay bare the waning of U.S influence....

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Putin Aims at Syria — and Strikes Europe

Benjamin Haddad & Hannah Thoburn

Take note, Europe: By bombing Syria, Putin has finally put Russia back at the center of the world....

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KI News Highlights (September 26-October 2)

Kleptocracy Initiative

Financial corruption and autocracy media coverage....

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