December 17, 2013

How Putin Outfoxed the West

Christian Neef & Matthias Schepp, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

In one of his many foreign-policy successes this year, Russian President Vladimir Putin has used power politics and blackmail to bring Ukraine back into Russia's sphere of influence. But what is the Kremlin leader's secret to success?

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