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A Putin collapse? The dangers of wishful thinking
Europe

A Putin collapse? The dangers of wishful thinking

Some say that like the USSR, the current Russian presidency is brittle. But they are overlooking a lot

Connecting dots: What Russia can learn from the US after 9/11
Europe

Connecting dots: What Russia can learn from the US after 9/11

Mistrust, fury, and the urge for retribution. This, Washington knows all too well.

Does Putin want to end the war? We should test him
Europe

Does Putin want to end the war? We should test him

Ukraine war maximalists are portraying diplomacy as futile, pointing to a cherry picked quote from a recent interview with the Russian president

Navalny's death shouldn't close off talks with Putin
Analysis

Navalny's death shouldn't close off talks with Putin

Biden must thread the needle of outrage and the necessity of ending the war via negotiations with the Russian leader

Diplomacy Watch: Putin's ceasefire suggestion turned down?
QiOSK

Diplomacy Watch: Putin's ceasefire suggestion turned down?

Report says that Washington rejected offer from Moscow to freeze the conflict in Ukraine

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Diplomacy Watch: Zelensky says discussion of negotiations ‘not relevant’

‘I don't see any request from Russia, I don't see it in their actions. I only see arrogance and murder’