April 29, 2012

Russia's Willful Ignorance

Andrei Soldatov, NY Daily News

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After the failure of just about all attempts at a "reset" of diplomatic relations, it's time to face the fact that Russia and the United States are doomed to live in a world of completely different perceptions. They don't see eye-to-eye, and aren’t about to.

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