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Cheat sheet: Crimea’s global shadow

As bad as Russia’s annexation of Crimea today after the people there voted Sunday to secede from Ukraine, it could get a whole lot worse.

Putin exposed

Europe and America will not abide Vladimir Putin’s total disregard of the rule of the game.

The Insiders: Beijing thrives from the sidelines of Ukrainian turmoil

Both the West and Vladimir Putin will be weakened by this international crisis.

  • Carter Eskew
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  • Mar 3, 2014
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GOP’s heartless Putin Valentine’s pun

The moves Putin is putting on LGBT Russians are more accurately described as unwanted advances.

Putin, Uganda, ‘the Bachelor’ and the gays

Lesbians and gay men are not “sick people who need help.”

No love for gays in Putin’s Russia

Russia's anti-gay laws are scary on paper. But, as Masha Gessen made plain, those laws are more frightening in reality.

The Insiders: Situation in Syria remains fluid

Leading up to the president's speech, things might be breaking for the president, turning what was a certain political "disastrophe" into a simple calamity.

  • Carter Eskew
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  • Sep 10, 2013
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Kerry reveals: Obama backtracking on Russia snub

It got almost no notice, but at yesterday’s Senate hearing on Syria, the secretary of state made a stunning revelation.

  • Marc A. Thiessen
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  • Sep 4, 2013
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The Insiders: Obama won’t meet with Putin. It’s just as well.

Even if there ever was an Obama-Putin relationship, it's over for the rest of the Obama presidency. It will be up to the next president to push the re-reset button.

  • Ed Rogers
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  • Aug 7, 2013
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A new Cold War?

Unless U.S. policy toward post-Soviet Russia changes, we risk plunging into a new Cold War.

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