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46 votes

Why do EU sanctions against Russia stop short of a total trade ban?

39 votes
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Could Putin be impeached?

39 votes

Whose photos are carried by Vladimir Putin and those by his side in the May 9, 2022 Moscow Victory Day Parade and what are their significance?

38 votes

Why is Russia limiting its gas supply to the EU instead of stopping it altogether?

28 votes
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Why did Putin call Ukrainian officials “drug addicts”?

27 votes

Has any country's government concluded they need more decentralization to fight Covid-19 or future pandemics?

25 votes

Has China shown any inclination towards a unified Korea?

25 votes

How many Russians say Alaska is rightfully theirs?

22 votes
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Why did the Russian Federation never stress economic growth as China did?

17 votes

Why and since when did Russia stop integrating itself into the Western community?

13 votes

Why would Russian troops in Ukraine fly the flag of the USSR? And why would the Russian MoD advertise this?

13 votes

Is it politically acceptable to incentivize soldiers of another country to desert?

13 votes

Why hadn't the west arrested Russian billionaires for corruption/money laundering prior to the Ukraine war?

13 votes
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What did Putin do to ensure that he doesn't get overthrown by a military coup or to reduce the likelihood of it?

13 votes

For how long has Putin been denying that human activity is a major contributor to climate change?

12 votes

What are the means Russia uses to prevent emigration out of Russia?

12 votes

Have Donetsk and Luhansk recognized each other as independent states?

12 votes

Why do people believe that if Putin ceases to be Russian president, the Russo-Ukraine war will cease?

10 votes

Does Russia have a troop-surge party?

9 votes

What is the purpose of the siege of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol by the Russian invaders?

8 votes
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Why isn't Putin excommunicated by the orthodox church?

8 votes

Why is Russia participating in the British royals' cult of personality?

6 votes

What are the pros and cons of having a large sovereign wealth fund?

6 votes

Has Russia shown any indication, before the war, that it would court-martial its soldiers if they commit war crimes?

6 votes

Has Russia explained why Ukraine can trust them, given the Budapest memorandum?

6 votes

Are there countries in Europe where there's a 10% (or similar, but low) numeric threshold for minority language rights?

4 votes

Why would Gazprom operate (the maintenance of) TurkStream through a Dutch subsidiary?

4 votes
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How will Russians get reliable information?

4 votes
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Why is the IMF forcing indebted countries to lower public spending for growth if its goal is to help poor countries achieve economic growth?

4 votes

How can a direct democracy, like Rojava, protect minorities from pure majoritarianism?