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Headlines - 10.27-26.15: Ух ты! Торчок - 2! Тэк, тэк... - Light sweet crude (barrel): $42.83–$1.15–2.61% At 1:14 PM ET | "The geopolitics of extortion" and Russia as a "Coffin Packed With Illegal Caviar"

"The geopolitics of extortion" -  Putin's Mafia Statecraft :  "It's how protection rackets operate. And it has become one of the pillars of Putin's foreign policy. "It’s the geopolitics of extortion, but it’s probably working," Galeotti told Voice of America  in a recent interview ." Coffin Packed With Illegal Caviar Discovered During Traffic Stop in Russia - ABC News Light sweet crude (barrel): $42.83–$1.15–2.61% At 1:14 PM ET oil futures - 10.27.15 Ух ты! Торчок - 2!   Тэк, тэк... 10.27.15 Tu Reviews Today's Headlines and Commentary - Lawfare News Roundup and Notes: October 27, 2015 | Just Security Syria war U.S. to intensify fight against Islamic State militants: Pentagon chief | Reuters Top U.S. general says could recommend locating U.S. troops with Iraqis | Reuters Syria conflict: Iran to be invited to key talks, US says - BBC News Obama weighing Pentagon suggestions for more ground tr