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Does the Russian economy profit from Crimea accession?
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Let's take the official numbers. Sorry for links in Ukrainian and Russian. Profits Budget for Republic of Crimea, signed by Parliament of Ukraine on Jan/21/2014. It is 5,377 bn UAH, or, at the rate ...

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How is the April Trump-Zelenskiy call related to the July call?
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According to Trump's logic, the April call is "the first, and therefore more important": I will be releasing the transcript of the first, and therefore more important, phone call with the Ukrainian ...

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Why did the US force Russia Today to register as a foreign agent? How does it benefit the US?
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Protecting the US audience To demonstrate the US government's strong confidence with the US intelligence reports about an evil role of the Russian propaganda and to show its commitment to put all the ...

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Why is Mueller not focusing on the 2016 Election?
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As @user4012 mentioned in their excellent answer, we can't tell for sure unless some official statement appears. We also should keep in mind that many aspects of the investigation are kept classified....

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Why is it obligatory to say "republic" in "Czech Republic" and "Dominican Republic"?
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Why is it obligatory to say “republic” in “Czech Republic” […]? Answer: It is not obligatory, in case of Czech Republic. In fact, Czechia [ˈtʃɛki.ə] is considered a preferred form by many ...

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Would the state Israel have been born without WWII?
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Definitely, yes. In modern history, the Jews have raised the question of establishing a sovereign Jewish state as early as in 1820's. There have been quite a few Proposals for a Jewish state, ...

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Was Ukraine responsible by allowing flight MH17 to fly over a war zone?
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Your question must be inspired by recent Putin's words when he said that a country is always responsible for air incidents over its territory. By that logic, FAA of U.S. are responsible for 9/11 ...

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What will happen to the US and Russian economies if Russia sells all its US bonds?
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Razie's answer is great, but let me think from another side and bring some numbers to the table. An idea to sell all foreign bonds is quite popular in Russian mass media. According its authors, it is ...

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Ukraine and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
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[W]hy hasn't the Ukrainian state joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation? — because of the combination of internal and external factors. The external factors are discussed in details in ...

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Why did China impose the new national security law on Hong Kong now?
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This question comes from an assumption that Chinese government acts on its own free will, "not needing anyone's permission". In fact, China is (and was, one year ago, and will be, 27 years ...

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What would happen to the impeachment process (in the current state), if Russia admitted election meddling?
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What would happen to the impeachment process […]? The impeachment is over. President Trump has already been irreversibly impeached. Impeachment does not in itself remove the official definitively ...

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Did the Obama administration make any statements on lethal aid for Ukraine?
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Dr. Fiona Hill, director of Center on United States and Europe at the Brookings Institute and former White House Russia advisor, has testified that at the first time of Russian armed invasion to ...

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Has Ukraine responded in any way to the 2018 letter sent by three Democratic senators?
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Has Ukraine responded in any way […] ? Yes, "in some way". Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has responded by making public his response to NYT journalists Andrew Kramer and Julia ...

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What is another term for a deception operation?
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It can be Diversion 3: an attack or feint that draws the attention and force of an enemy from the point of the principal operation You create a diversion while I sneak inside the building.

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Why is the world silent on the alleged use of phosphorus in Aleppo?
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TL;DR: Why not White Phosphorus? — Because it appears to be easier to convince the world community by condemning Assad regime's use of other chemical weapons — namely, chlorine, sarin, and mustard gas....

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Would it be an advantage for Greece to solve the financial crisis by leaving the euro?
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"An advantage" seems to be a very vague term. There are too many factors and too many acting parties. Off the top of my mind: Paying off the overdue bills. On Tuesday, June/30, Greece failed to pay €...

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Did any group in Russia oppose Crimean annexation?
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Yes, there are such groups. The two major factions who oppose the illegal annexation of Crimea have the following agendas: the 'peace faction' accuses Putin of not being Putin (cunning) enough. They ...

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Why does Daesh not attack or even threaten to attack Israel?
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It does. ISIL stands for "Islamic State of Iraq and Levant". ISIS/ISIL/DAESH inherently claims of territory in the Levant, hence, an entire territory of Israel. BTW, many Israeli politicians oppose ...

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Why is Russia Today largely unsympathetic to Muslims in western countries?
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„To attract people, to win over people to that which I have realised as being true, that is called propaganda. In the beginning there is the understanding, this understanding uses propaganda as a tool ...

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