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Putin Tests US and EU’s Resolve Over Crimea

The revolution and ousting of Viktor Yanukovych in Ukraine in that past three months has highlighted the divide that still exists between Russia and Western Europe, even decades after the end of the Cold War and the fall of the … Continue reading

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Historical Oddities: Kalmykia, Russia’s Buddhist Republic

Buddhism is commonly seen as an eastern religion, mostly prevalent in Asia and without much grounding in Europe. However, there is one region in Europe that is majority Buddhist and has been for centuries. This is the Russian federal subject … Continue reading

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