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Siloviki Shuffle
Siloviki Shuffle
Busted Anti-Corruption Official Cashed Out $120 Million

The FSB’s notorious 6th Service nets itself another victim as it consolidates control over the financial sector protection racket.

Siloviki Shuffle
No Country for Old Men

Yet another big fish falls in the fight for influence among Russia’s security services.

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Walter Russell Mead & Staff
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The real stumbling block to Democratic legislative power.

brave new world

An Australian account of China’s gains doubles as a bleak assessment of Obama’s legacy in the region.

Crude Economics

London is using both carrot and stick to keep offshore oil output up.

Greeks Bearing Debts

Greece’s recurrent crisis is the result of bad Greek and German decisions alike. Only one is in year eight of a depression as a result.

Frack Baby Frack

Abundant shale gas brought natural gas prices to historic lows—and made the US a net exporter of the hydrocarbon.

WRM Elsewhere

Walter Russell Mead tackles the question.

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