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Putin’s Aim Is to Make This the Russian Century

Putin’s Aim Is to Make This the Russian Century Saturday October 1 st , 2016  at  3:23 PM Newsweek 1 Share This article  first appeared on the Atlantic Council site. The role Russia is playing in Donald Trump’s election campaign is quite extraordinary. The candidate’s son has acknowledged that Trump’s companies have received large Russian investments. His former campaign manager Paul Manafort worked for Ukraine’s disgraced pro-Moscow authoritarian president for almost a decade. Try Newsweek for only  $1.25 per week Two of his foreign policy advisers,  Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn  and  Carter Page,  have close links with  RT and Gazprom, respectively. The emails of the Democratic National Committee were hacked and released, effectively ousting its chair just before the Democratic National Convention, allegedly by Russian intelligence. This looks like a Russian special operation in the U.S. presidential election, and the most shocking element i