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Russia Fights Itself
Russia Fights Itself
The Kremlin Comes Around. A Little.

Putin defended his import ban on European foods as necessary for “protecting national interests”. Now, even as he struggles to loosen Western sanctions, he is introducing wider and wider loopholes in his retaliatory measure.

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good causes & bad advocates

The organization’s reckless and misleading use of its imprimatur is poisonous for public debate.


Members failed to produce enough votes to block the cultivation of two new GM crops.


Angela Merkel’s Christian Democrats defied pollsters’ predictions on Sunday, trouncing Martin Schulz’s Social Democrats in a closely watched election in Saarland.

"Peak" Oil?

The UK may have just found its biggest new reserve of offshore crude this century.

Land of the Rising Gun

Shinzo Abe is not letting the North Korean crisis go to waste.


The Obama Recovery didn’t do much for the housing sector.

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