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Vladimir Putin signs a natural gas pipeline in the Russian Far East city of Vladivostok on September 8, 2011. (DMITRY ASTAKHOV/AFP/Getty Images)

The Trojan Horse of Russian Gas

Energy resources aren’t just a commodity – they’re a vehicle for Russia’s political ambitions.

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Trump Stumbles Into Europe’s Pipeline Politics

By lending support to the Three Seas Initiative, Trump wades into a complicated European fight over energy, access, and who calls the shots.