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Fred Weir
Works at christian science monitor
Attended university of toronto
Lives in moscow, russia
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US secret services are actively 'hunting' and jailing Russians in revenge for the annexation of Crimea – or so a warning by the Russian Foreign Ministry says.
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Russian forces rely on Ukrainian engines, weapons, and aircraft – and Kiev, fearing invasion, is considering pulling the plug on its supplies.
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A newspaper editor in Vologda posted a tongue-in-cheek letter to Putin, asking him to help topple the Russian city's 'corrupt oppressors.' Vologda's governor was not amused.
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It won't be cheap, but the Kremlin's plan to supplant foreign bank card companies with a national card could dull Western sanctions – and set a trend of new Russian self-reliance.
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Alarmed by events in Ukraine, Russia's parliament is drafting laws that will let police come down harder and faster on any activities or speech they deem defiant.
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But while the Russian Army's latest showing was far better than its blundering in Georgia in 2008, Crimea offered advantages that the Kremlin is unlikely to see elsewhere.
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The US may be correct that there are tens of thousands of troops near Russia's border with Ukraine. But experts say that's not enough to launch an invasion.
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  • christian science monitor
    correspondent, present
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From Toronto, Canada. Have lived in Moscow, Russia, since 1986
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  • university of toronto
    modern european history, 1985
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