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China Using “Sharp Power” for Global Influence

In their introduction to the recent National Endowment for Democracy and International Forum for Democratic Studies report “Sharp Power: Rising Authoritarian Influence,” NED’s Jessica Ludwig and Christopher Walker examine the ways that Russia and China—the world’s “le...

UEFA charge Spartak youth player Mironov over alleged racism

REUTERS: European soccer's governing body UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against Leonid Mironov on Thursday, a day after Liverpool's Rhian Brewster alleged he was racially abused by the Spartak Moscow defender during a UEFA Youth League game. Liverpool reported the incident to UEFA, which ......