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Christopher Majka | Two principles guide Vladimir Putin's Russia: political dominance of post-Soviet space and the economic supremacy of the kleptocratic state. How, then, should the West deal with the Russian bear?
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Bruce Livesey | Bill Browder's story lends insight into the Russian economy because it suggests that Putin manages a deeply corrupt kleptocracy -- an economy run by his pals who steal whatever they can.