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Power projection, economic resilience, domestic discontent

As 2018 drew to a close, Russia was yet again in the news. But while there were plentiful negative stories coming out of the world’s largest country over the year, and while much uncertainty lies ahead, it’s not all gloom. Politics dominated the news – with the re-election of Vladimir Putin as president for an […]

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