Mark Galeotti

New York University

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Security expert at New York University's Center for Global Affairs, currently in Moscow

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Russia reportedly gave the US less than an hour's notice of airstrikes today near the city of Homs in Western Syria.

Are Russian Airstrikes in Syria a Challenge to the United States?

Russia reportedly gave the US less than an hour's notice of airstrikes today near the city of Homs in Western Syria.

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A Moscow court today convicted the anti-corruption crusader and opposition leader  Aleksei Navalny  of criminal fraud charges.

Russia Opposition Leader Given Suspended Sentence, Brother Arrested

A Moscow court today convicted the anti-corruption crusader and opposition leader Aleksei Navalny of criminal fraud charges.

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When Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, President Obama wanted to “re-set” relations with Russia. How times have changed.

Are the US and Russia Fighting a New Cold War?

When Hillary Clinton was Secretary of State, President Obama wanted to “re-set” relations with Russia. How times have changed.

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