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How Putin will win the election, by focusing on the desire for stability.
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Just two weeks prior to Russia's recent parliamentary elections, President Dmitry Medvedev went on television to make a hawkish anti-American speech. Whither the reset?
At last there is clarity. The fog has lifted and we now know who will be the next Russian president.
The end of American shuttle flights gives Russia a de facto monopoly on carrying humans to the International Space Station. What does this mean for the future of manned space flight?
The summer, a forest north of Moscow is shaping up to be a battleground for environmental activists and construction workers...
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