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A protester shouts during a demonstration in front of the Turkish Embassy in Moscow on Nov. 25. (KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/Getty Images)

How Russia Could Use Trade Against Turkey

Energy cutoffs are Moscow's biggest weapon against Ankara, but they are also risky. Read more…

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…