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Putin’s Russia expands Latin American role, Kelly says
Cold War 2.0?
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Cold War 2.0?
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Putin’s Russia expands Latin American role, Kelly says

Tony Capaccio | Bloomberg - March 13, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Russia has expanded its presence in Latin America in ways that signal "a clear return to Cold War tactics," the general commanding U.S. southern…

Vladimir Putin just invited Kim Jong Un to visit Russia. Really.
Awkward party guests
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Awkward party guests
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Vladimir Putin just invited Kim Jong Un to visit Russia. Really.

Ishaan Tharoor | The Washington Post - December 20, 2014

Officials in Moscow confirmed Friday that North Korean despot Kim Jong Un may attend ceremonies next year commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of World War…

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China’s Xi in Cuba on last stop of Latin America swing

Francisco Jara | AFP - July 22, 2014

HAVANA, Cuba – Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Cuba late Monday, officials said, the last stop on a Latin American tour that has stressed trade and…

In court of public opinion, Putin goes on trial
Airlines
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Airlines
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In court of public opinion, Putin goes on trial

Anthony Faiola | The Washington Post - July 21, 2014

BERLIN — Investigators are still far from an official judgment of what brought down a Malaysia Airlines flight in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers and crew…

Russia’s Putin in Cuba, Nicaragua to rekindle Latin America ties
Business
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Business
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Russia’s Putin in Cuba, Nicaragua to rekindle Latin America ties

Rigoberto Díaz | AFP and The Tico Times - July 12, 2014

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – President Vladimir Putin made a surprise stop in Nicaragua Friday after visiting Russia's Cold War ally Cuba, part of a tour to increase Moscow's…

Rebel attack on Ukraine chopper kills 14 as Russia sees war
Global
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Global
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Rebel attack on Ukraine chopper kills 14 as Russia sees war

Volodymyr Verbyany, Daryna Krasnolutska and Ilya Arkhipov | Bloomberg - May 29, 2014

KIEV, Ukraine – Pro-Russian rebels downed a military helicopter in eastern Ukraine, killing 13 troops and a general, as an adviser to President Vladimir Putin accused the…

How would George Kennan respond to Nicaragua’s ‘military dependency’ on Russia?
Global
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How would George Kennan respond to Nicaragua’s ‘military dependency’ on Russia?

Jiri Valenta and Leni Friedman Valenta - May 14, 2014

A serious national security problem is emerging in the Caribbean Basin, much neglected by Washington. Banging the final nail in the coffin of the Monroe Doctrine, Russia’s…

Russia, West reach surprise deal on Ukraine crisis
Ukraine
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Ukraine
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Russia, West reach surprise deal on Ukraine crisis

AFP - April 17, 2014

Russia, Ukraine, the U.S. and EU reached a surprise deal Thursday on de-escalating the worsening Ukrainian crisis, in a ray of hope for the former Soviet republic…

Nicaragua’s Ortega defends military ties with Russia
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Nicaragua’s Ortega defends military ties with Russia

AFP - April 5, 2014

MANAGUA, Nicaragua – Nicaragua's president Saturday defended his country's right to strengthen its military with Russian help, seemingly backtracking on statements earlier in the week shrugging off…

Olympic complaints on Twitter more popular than official account
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Olympic complaints on Twitter more popular than official account

Tim Culpan and Lulu Yilun Chen | Bloomberg News - February 7, 2014

TAIPEI, Taiwan – Complaints about hotels and venues at the Winter Olympics in Russia are proliferating to the point where a Twitter account hosting them now has…

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