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Vladimir Putin is back in the saddle, and the weather is getting chilly again for Russia's protest movement.
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A tour of the region's most contested residences.
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As Georgia's recent experience demonstrates, fighting corruption and building democracy are two different things.
Don't let the Russian economy fool you: It's still all about oil.
Kazakhstan may not be ripe for revolution, but the West is making the same mistakes it made in the Arab world.
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Why the latest news from Malaysia helps to undermine authoritarianism throughout the region.
If the West is really serious about combating corruption in the rest of the world, it can start by cleaning up its own act.
Can a small farming town's remarkable protest against corrupt officials spread across China?
What should America do about the Arab Spring? Not much.
The Syrian leader isn't crazy. He's just doing whatever it takes to survive.
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