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Analysis: Why Russia’s recent diplomatic coup has finally put a smile on its president’s face.
Moscow’s proposal to put Syrian chemical weapons under international control is gaining serious traction, but the Kremlin is refusing to back a UN resolution.
GlobalPost's senior foreign affairs columnist analyzes the value of the proposal to disarm the Syrian regime of chemical weapons.
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Despite its fiery rhetoric, Russia is acknowledging it has few options for responding to a Western military strike on Syria.
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Opposition leader Alexei Navalny is playing cat-and-mouse with the authorities in his bid for Moscow mayor.
Washington is a 'willing partner' if Tehran's serious about dialogue.
In boycotting Stolichnaya vodka, LGBT protesters may be targeting the wrong guy.
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