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Guest opinion: Russia's weakness limits its regional reach

President Obama seriously rattled at least one cage with his recent reference to Russia as a “regional power.”

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George F. Will: Geography matters more to Putin

WASHINGTON — Igor Stravinsky, the Russian composer, said of Poland, perilously positioned between Russia and Germany: "If you pitch your tent in the middle of Fifth Avenue, it is quite likely you will be run over by a bus." Poland has been run over hard and often; indeed, between 1795 and 19…

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David Ignatius: Russian revanchism: Putin's catastrophic error in Ukraine

WASHINGTON — Napoleon is said to have cautioned during an 1805 battle: "When the enemy is making a false movement, we must take good care not to interrupt him." The citation is also sometimes rendered as "Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake." Whatever the precise wording, …

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Montana cattle exports take off with Sputnik Ranch in Russia

Montana cattle exports take off with Sputnik Ranch in Russia

SHESTAKOVO, Russia — Darrell Stevenson knew it would take more than rugged Montana cowboys, horses and cattle to create a ranching way of life in Russia, and the Hobson-area Angus breeder figures he’s made a good start. Russian youth might help show the way.

February 05, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Wyoming gallery displays Russian art from Soviet era

Wyoming gallery displays Russian art from Soviet era

CODY, Wyo. — For a town of 10,000 people, this small Wyoming community claims its share of artists and fine galleries of Western art.

December 02, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Soviet era art

Soviet era art

Kristen Gantenbein, director of the Cody Gallery of Fine Art, arranges a painting by a Soviet-era artist.

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Lives of "common people"

Lives of "common people"

Painters in the former Soviet Union sought to capture the lives of the common people in their art.

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Gorbachev to speak at UW in October

LARAMIE — Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev (mih-kah-EEL' gohr-bah-CHAHV') will speak at the University of Wyoming this fall.

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Guest opinion: Russians savor freedom, shopping

I was invited earlier this year to lecture at the law school at Bashkir State University in Ufa, Russia — two time zones East of Moscow near the Ural mountains. The ninth largest city in Russia, it has over a million people. It is a large oil and gas center.

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