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The Real Winners in China-Russia Gas Deal

The China–Russia gas deal is nothing unexpected. It is merely business and another step for the two powerhouses towards conquering the challenges of energy security. Those with insecurities must simply grin and bear it. Perhaps more significantly, it allows for the delay in Sino–Russian exploration of offshore Arctic energy reserves — an environmentally hazardous endeavor.

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Ukraine Crisis: Where Will Germany Go?

The ongoing political tensions between Russia and the West surrounding Crimea, and the continuing social unrests in Ukraine, serve as a trial for German foreign policy. Germany is expected to figure prominently in the crisis given the strong ties between Moscow and Berlin. The crisis may also demonstrate that Germany’s policy towards Russia could risk becoming obsolete, and that the …

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