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Rosneft headquarters, Moscow. (Rosneft)

How China Can Help Rosneft Pay Its Debt

The oil company has become more creative in its search for money. Read more…

Armenian demonstrators raise a placard reading “Put an end to embezzlement” during a demonstration June 24 against an increase of electricity prices in Yerevan. (KAREN MINASYAN/AFP/Getty Images)

How Armenia's Protests Could Threaten Stability

Yerevan's protests have fueled analogies with Ukraine, but are unlikely to endanger the government — unless the demonstrations turn violent. Read more…

Turkish military trucks and soldiers near the Akcakale crossing gate between Turkey and Syria on June 15. (BULENT KILIC/AFP/Getty Images)

How Turkey Would Invade Syria

Any potential Turkish military operation in Syria would face tremendous and varied risks. Read more…

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