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Is Russia Fascist?

No previous fascism made it past its youth. This one is a late-stage fascism. It necessarily takes some styles and structures from late-stage Soviet Communism.

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China’s Curious Choice to Stand with Russia

In contrast to Putin, President Xi at least seems focused on the long game for his country. But why is Xi then supporting Putin’s win-today, lose-thereafter venture?

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Why Pretend It Is Meat?

Face the facts about meat consumption and drop the replicas. Plus, A recipe for mushroom, fingerlings and goat’s cheese melt.

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Why Brexit Has Been Good for Ukraine

Russia’s war against Ukraine provided Boris Johnson with a unique opportunity to highlight Britain’s international leadership credentials.

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Mélenchon as Putin’s Useful Idiot

The leader of France’s left says he runs against what Macron stands for. But despite his populists’ airs, he pushes Putin’s European policy goals.

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The Impossible City: A Coming-of-Age Hong Kong Memoir

Karen Cheung’s first book charts the acceleration of a vanishing way of life in Hong Kong amid China’s creeping influence.

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Olaf and Volodymyr: A Double Portrait

The politician who had prepared himself all his life for his top role flops. Meanwhile, the man who had made a career as a comedian on TV turns out to be a very determined and successful statesman.

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Needed: A Second Earth-Shaking Scholz Speech

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To provide Germany with proper orientation in times of historic misses, the German Chancellor has to show a lot more courage. All parties have a lot of explaining to do.

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The Legal Consequences of Russia’s War of Aggression

Recent history reveals the need for the adherence of all nations to a new international security framework.

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Zelensky’s Next Headache: Money

Ukraine needs billions to run Its government. As its economy dives, its budget spending soars. The global community needs to step up.

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