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The Kremlin in Moscow. Picture from 2003. (Photo: Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Interview
14 Jan 15
The Kremlin is committing huge resources to extending its influence through spin rather than soldiers.
The Armenian parliament votes on accession to the Eurasian Economic Union, December 3, 2014. (Photo: Photulur agency)
18 Dec 14
As President Sargsyan stresses economic benefits of joining Russian-led bloc, others fear they are signing up to political union as well.
13 Nov 14
Kazakstan agrees to “coordinate” foreign policy with Moscow. Some read that as “seeking approval”.
Dinara Oshurakhunova. (Photo: Vecherny Bishkek)
22 Oct 14
Moves to curb groups seen as too "political" reflect growing influence of Moscow.
17 Oct 14
Opponents of new regional grouping fear the effects of committing to Russian-dominated economic regulation.
Moscow State University’s original building, reconstructed after the fire of 1812. (Photo: A. Savin/Wikimedia Commons)
26 Sep 14
Decision to open a branch of Moscow university seen as attempt to strengthen Russia's hand in the country.
President Almazbek Atambaev (right) and Foreign Minister Erlan Abdyldaev of Kyrgyzstan at a recent summit with the leaders of Russia, China, Kazakstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. (Photo: Kyrgyz president’s website)
19 Sep 14
Membership of economic grouping risks distancing Kyrgyzstan from some of its near neighbours.
(Photo: Idrak Abassov)
4 Aug 14
August 2008 conflict resulted in formal Russian recognition of South Ossetian and Abkhazian independence.
Pro-Russia rebels in Grabovo move journalists away from Malaysian investigators and OSCE monitors who came to visit the crash site. July 22, 2014. (Photo: Rob Stothard/copyright Getty Images)
Interview
1 Aug 14
Russia expert speaks of “a fundamental change in the world order where it is possible to violate international law with impunity”.

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