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EDITORIAL: A New Low for Russia


A New Low for Russia

It’s simply stunning the depths to which the failed state that is Vladimir Putin’s Russia is prepared to sink these days.  Just as in Soviet times, it’s as if Russia has totally lost touch with its perception in the outside world, or simply doesn’t care how it humiliates itself.

We refer of course to Russia’s effort to buy the recognition of its imperialist aggression against Georgia by the tiny island nation of Nauru — population 14,000 —  for the shocking price of $50 million.

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