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Cyber War Also Spreads Paranoia Inside Russian Tech World

MOSCOW — Slumped on the one of the fluorescent poufs in his Moscow office, a gothic T-shirt-clad Alexander Lyamin says he's "stunned." Founder of Qrator Labs, a Russian startup specialized in ...

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100 Years After Lenin, There’s Still No Such Thing As Free Money

-OpEd- It's hard to say no to the prospect of free money. Imagine: Regardless of your activity (or lack thereof), you get your share of the “universal income,” of the nation you call home. ...

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G8 Redux? The Case For Bringing Russia Back On Board

-OpEd- MILAN — Whether the West likes it or not, an old question has returned on the global stage: whether or not to reconstitute the former G8 by inviting Russia back in. The decision rests ...

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Capitalist Fish

Ten years had passed since the dissolution of the Soviet Union when my wife and I returned to Russia. The people were clearly hooked on the newfound entrepreneurial freedom, big and small scale ...

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Life In Norilsk, A Frozen Gulag Turned Mining Town

NORILSK — The belly of Mother Russia is most fertile 1,000 meters underground and 300 kilometers north of the polar circle. Outside, the temperature can drop as low as -60 degrees Fahrenheit. But ...

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Trump, A "Pragmatist" In Russian Eyes

WORLDCRUNCH NOTE TO READERS: This article was originally published in Kommersant on Nov. 10, two days after Donald Trump's election win. Since then, there have been reports that Russian computer ...

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Vladimir Putin: Enough With The West’s Imaginary Threats

In Italian daily La Stampa, the Russian president writes that it's time for the U.S. and Euro...

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International Justice Denied

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