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A man looks at electricity supply meters at a house in Simferopol, Crimea, on Nov. 22. (MAX VETROV/AFP/Getty Images)

Analytical Guidance: Crimea Loses Its Electricity

An apparent attack on electricity infrastructure has left most of the peninsula without power at a politically sensitive time for Moscow and Kiev. Read more…


The Water Wars Waged by the Islamic State

The group has used natural resources to hold an entire region hostage. Read more…


Turkey Picks a Side

As tensions mount between Turkey and Russia, Moscow will have to decide how far it can go in dealing with an Ankara that is drawing closer to its NATO allies. Read more…