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By in Economy on August 17, 2020
ECONOMY • Opinions
Navalny’s Return
January 15, 2021

Despite independent journalists uncovering more details about last year's nerve-gas attack against Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, public sentiment in the country remains unmoved. The primary reason is not that Russian citizens don't know about the crime; it is that too many just don't care.

China’s Debt Grip on Africa
January 15, 2021

Since the 2008 global financial crisis, China has steadily increased its direct lending to developing countries – often with draconian conditions attached. Debt moratoria during the pandemic, while important, will not solve this problem.