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Russia Says It’ll Withdraw From International Space Station After 2024

Russia on Tuesday announced it will withdraw from the International Space Station (ISS) project after 2024, signaling an end of an era in one of the last remaining areas of…

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How Inequality Hobbles Military Power

Russia’s botched invasion of Ukraine, along with unexpectedly dogged Ukrainian resistance, has sparked a debate about whether the current ways of measuring military capabilities are flawed. Indeed, U.S. intelligence analysts…

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Russian Fuel Use by US Military Drives Congressional Push for Energy Independence on Bases in Europe

Russian fossil fuels have long helped power American military bases in Europe. Ramstein Air Base in Germany, the largest hub for U.S. troops and military supplies on the Continent, consumes…

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US Probing how American Electronics Wound up in Russian Military Gear

Federal agents have begun questioning U.S. technology companies on how their computer chips ended up in Russian military equipment recovered in Ukraine. Commerce Department agents who enforce export controls are…

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Russia Is Weaponizing Food Supplies in Ukraine, Europe Says

European Union foreign-policy chief Josep Borrell casts doubt on Russia’s claims that it isn’t hindering grain exports.

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Congress of Vienna Redux: How the OSCE Can Foster Peace in Ukraine

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), like the Congress of Vienna before it, could help facilitate the creation of a new and more stable European security order.

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Not Built for Purpose: The Russian Military’s Ill-Fated Force Design

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine was a deeply flawed military operation, from Moscow’s assumptions about an easy victory, to a lack of preparation, poor planning, and force employment. Less attention has…

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‘Ashamed’ Russian Diplomat Resigns Over Putin’s ‘Aggressive War’

A diplomat at Russia’s mission to the United Nations in Geneva has resigned over the war in Ukraine, writing that he has never been “so ashamed” of his country, in…

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China Insists Party Elites Shed Overseas Assets, Eyeing Western Sanctions on Russia

China’s Communist Party will block promotions for senior cadres whose spouses or children hold significant assets abroad, people familiar with the matter said, as Beijing seeks to insulate its top…

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US Readying an Arms-Aid Package to Wean India Away from Russian Weapons

The US is preparing a military aid package for India to deepen security ties and reduce the country’s dependence on Russian weapons, people familiar with the matter said. The package…