Anders Åslund

Atlantic Council

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Anders Åslund is a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council and is a specialist on economic policy in Russia, Ukraine and East Europe. A former senior fellow at the Peterson Institute of International Economics and the Carnegie Endowment for Peace, from 1994-1997, Åslund served as an economic advisor to the president of Ukraine.

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Up until now, President Trump and his staff have been bitterly critical about the consensus of all US intelligence agencies: that Russia tried to influence last year's election, with…

The US election: Russian money laundering and organized crime

Up until now, President Trump and his staff have been bitterly critical about the consensus of all US intelligence agencies: that Russia tried to influence last year's election, with…

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Russian troops are poised on the Eastern Ukrainian border as the US and Russia trade charges of manufacturing political crises in that troubled country.

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Today, the White House and all of Washington are embracing Ukraine's interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk  — chosen by revolutionaries who overturned an elected government.

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