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Boris Bondarev on Vladimir Putin’s craven diplomats

Economist 02 Jul 2022
That is because it became crystal clear that to stay in the foreign service and to ... Now it has become much more dangerous, as the Russian leadership relies, inter alia, on such reports and configures foreign policy on information that is either entirely or almost entirely false.
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Putin: His Life and Times by Philip Short

The Irish Times 02 Jul 2022
Vladimir Putin’s domestic politics have always been intimately connected to his foreign policy ... He has clamped down on foreign funding of Russian NGOs, marginalised liberal elements in his own administration and authorised direct repression of outspoken political opponents such as Alexei Navalny.
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Tadic: West’s failures over territorial integrity set stage for Ukraine

Boston Herald 02 Jul 2022
The conflict over Ukraine is exposing an inconsistency at the heart of Western foreign policy. Left unaddressed, it poses as strong a threat to international relations as any Russian aggression ... For still other states, the policy is turned upside down.
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Americans more likely than those in the UK to feel threatened by China's development as ...

Phys Dot Org 01 Jul 2022
A shared Russian threat has translated into NATO and other Western allies being more united than they have been in decades ... Catarina P Thomson, Foreign Policy Attitudes and National Alignments in Times of Chinese and Russian Threats, The RUSI Journal (2022).
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Caspian littoral countries reject foreign presence: Iranian president

Xinhua 30 Jun 2022
TEHRAN, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi said on Thursday that the Caspian Sea littoral states refused to allow any foreign presence in the region ... Describing the visit as positive, Raisi said strengthening ties with neighbors is one of his administration's foreign policy priorities.
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Ukraine invasion suggests Putin is more Vladimir the Reactionary than Peter the Great

The Conversation 30 Jun 2022
It’s all part of the imperial nostalgia that the Russian president has enthusiastically embraced since the mid-2000s ... Increasingly, the tsarist past has provided a readily available reference framework to praise absolutist rule and defend aggressive foreign policy ... Russian hero.
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Russian assets invested in U.S. companies are frozen in Delaware

The Hill 30 Jun 2022
A billion-dollar fund belonging to a Russian government official and invested in U.S ... set up an international task force, known as REPO (Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs), to pursue the assets of the Russian elite in order to pressure Russian president Vladimir Putin and the architects of Russia’s foreign and military policy.
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2019, file photo, a woman walks by the Australian Embassy in Beijing
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Australians want way more defense spending: poll

Asiatimes 30 Jun 2022
Nearly seven in ten (68%) believe Russia’s foreign policy poses a critical threat to Australia’s vital interest in the next decade – a 36-point increase since 2017. Russian foreign policy tops the list of threats to Australia’s vital interests, narrowly ahead of China’s foreign policy (65% – up 29 points since 2017) ... Navy. Rear Admiral Mark Hammond.
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The West's futile folly: Why sanctions against Russia haven't worked in the past and they ...

Russia Today 29 Jun 2022
The official explanation for this policy is that the measures are being taken to change Russia’s foreign policy ... That said, Russian society is convinced that the president is directing his foreign policy not for political support, but for the sake of state security.
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Spain warns of Russian presence in North Africa, advocates NATO pivot 'South'

The Arab Weekly 29 Jun 2022
The presence of Russia in North African countries is increasing in a region where political instability and militant activity are spreading, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Albares said on Tuesday, pushing for a foreign policy shift towards Africa.
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War in Ukraine: Latest developments

Urdu Point 29 Jun 2022
Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba welcomes NATO's "clear-eyed stance on Russia, as well as the accession for Finland and Sweden," on Twitter ... "The summit in Madrid confirms and consolidates this bloc's policy of aggressive containment of Russia," Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov is quoted by Russian news agencies as saying.
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NATO Summit Proof Alliance Seeks To Contain Russia – Moscow

Moscow Times 29 Jun 2022
"The summit in Madrid confirms and consolidates this bloc's policy of aggressive containment of Russia," Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said, Russian news agencies reported. "We consider the expansion of the North Atlantic alliance to be a purely destabilizing factor in international affairs." ... Submit ... NATO ....
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NATO summit proof alliance seeks to contain Russia: Moscow

Urdu Point 29 Jun 2022
"The summit in Madrid confirms and consolidates this bloc's policy of aggressive containment of Russia," Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said, Russian news agencies reported. "We consider the expansion of the North Atlantic alliance to be a purely destabilising factor in international affairs." .. ....
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'If we don't win in 2022, there is no 2024': Nikki Haley campaigns for Miller-Meeks ...

Dispatch Argus 29 Jun 2022
Sarah Watson. Former U.N ... Rep ... Rep ... On foreign policy, Haley argued that Biden administration could've deterred the Russian invasion of Ukraine with a stronger showing of force. Congress has authorized foreign aid and weapons to be sent to Ukraine and neighboring NATO countries, and the U.S. military has provided intelligence on the Russian military ... .
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