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Mandelbaum William

The author is a senior history student at Princeton University, with a focus on Russian and American studies, RIAC Intern

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June 21, 2021

New Carbon Emissions Bill Bill number 1116606-7 was the first of its kind passing through Russia’s Federation Council, before it was eventually approved by the State Duma on June 1, 2021. In the bill, companies that surpass a threshold of 150,000 tons of…

June 7, 2021

“We’re rewarding Putin with a summit?” questioned Ben Sasse, a Republican Senator from Nebraska who serves on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, demonstrating the significant opposition, particularly from the Republican party, to the…

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