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The Daily Vertical: Russia's Spooks And Crooks

The Daily Vertical: Russia's Spooks And Crooksi
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February 24, 2016
The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page.
By Brian Whitmore

The Daily Vertical is a video primer for Russia-watchers that appears Monday through Friday. Viewers can suggest topics via Twitter @PowerVertical or on the Power Vertical Facebook page. 

A transcript of today's Daily Vertical can be found here.

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by: Marco
February 24, 2016 14:35
The big picture is that Russia is actually withdrawing from the Baltics. Russia has been selling its investments in Baltics since the conflict between Russia and the West began.

The mafia might still be interested in the Baltics and the FSB is of course curious about the development in Baltics. But on the whole... the Baltics is NATO territory and Russia knows that they are not welcome there.

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