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Russia uses soft power in bid to win control

Information warfare, handing out Russian citizenship and passports to compatriots abroad are part of tactics used in Russia's "geographical plan".

Moscow has actively pursued Vladimir Putin's long-term vision of re-establishing Russian power and influence in the former states of the Soviet Union.


DURING the first phone call between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on Jan 28, both sides agreed on the need to improve the US-Russia relationship. While it's still uncertain how this new relationship will evolve, the conclusion by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during his...

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