May 28, 2014

How Europe's Far Right Puts Russia in a Bind

Simon Shuster, Time

The Associated Press

By cheering on the victory of the far right in Europe's elections, Russia is pursuing its economic interests at the risk of its own cohesion as a state.

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TAGGED: European Union, Russia

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