FX – Russia

North Pole claim, compliments of anticipated global warming, via NPR:

Russia Plants Its Flag On Arctic Expanse, Including North Pole

Flashpoints, from the Washington Post, so that the maps are included:

3 maps that show how Russia and NATO might accidentally escalate into war

Sanctions, and isolation:

Trudolyubov – Is Russia the New Iran

Understanding contemporary Russian politics – and why an escalation to war isn’t impossible:

Kratsev – What the West Gets Wrong About Russia

Masha Gessen once again, with a moral dilemma:

Masha Gessen – When Is Outing Justified

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