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Putin and Romney: Back to the Cold War?

Posted April 2nd, 2012 at 7:34 pm (UTC+0)
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Americans living in Moscow are suffering from mental whiplash. During Russia’s recent presidential election, we enjoyed the moral high ground. Our politicians, we thought smugly, would never stoop to reviving the Cold War to wake up their conservative bases. But, in a city where snow fell on April Fool’s Day, it’s dangerous to walk with […]

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