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From (more) news on Russia’s 2016 election interference to a suspect Oracle settlement, it was another standout week of delinquency

Photo illustration. Source: State Department

Russia’s 2016 election interference: The final chapter


Russians didn’t actually manipulate ballots in 2016, but that doesn’t mean it can’t happen in 2020

Photo illustration. Source: Tom Williams/Getty Images


The intraparty social media spats of today will inspire Putin and Co.’s memes of tomorrow

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Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s visit to Washington may as well be a victory lap: U.S. foreign policy is serving Moscow’s interests now

US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Photo: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images


We were told Russia was a hoax, the president was persecuted by Obama, and the real traitors would be locked up. So much for all that.

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Trust Issues

I still can’t quite shake that Russian fatalism

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Power Trip

Despite a lagging military and weak economy, they remain a modern superpower thanks to information warfare.

Photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images


Academics and experts in political science failed to cut through the noise of partisan skeptics and true believers

Robert Mueller. Photo: Saul Loeb/Getty Images


Russia appears to have telegraphed Sunday’s attack in a tweet days before

People gather amidst the rubble following reported airstrikes by the Syrian regime in the Syrian Idlib province on May 20, 2019. Credit: Omar Haj Kadour


The U.S. has issued Turkey an ultimatum: Buy weapons from Russia and lose out on our partnership

An F-35 fighter jet is seen as Turkey took delivery of its first F-35 fighter jet with a ceremony at the Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, Texas, on June 21, 2018. Photo: Atilgan Ozdil/Anadolu Agency/Getty

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