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Michael Kofman, director of the CNA Russia research program, explains how Russia approaches the Iran nuclear talks; why Moscow considers Syria a remarkable and cheap success; whether Turkey and Russia can manage differences in Ukraine and elsewhere; and why Belarus and Ukraine remain key flashpoints in US-Russia relations. 


-The Myth of Russian Decline (Foreign Affairs)

-Russia Won’t Let Ukraine Go Without a Fight (Foreign Affairs)

-Erdogan’s latest threats in Syria test limits with Biden, Putin (Al-Monitor)

-Moscow builds ties with Tripoli government before December vote (Al-Monitor)

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