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Jill Dougherty (from left), Maxim Boycko, and John Beyrle discuss challenges the next U.S. president will face with Russia during the Future of Diplomacy project co-sponsored by the Harvard Institute of Politics.

What Russia wants

Putin and his government seek respect, stability from next U.S. administration, panel says

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Former World Anti-Doping Agency President Richard W. Pound (pictured), co-author of a report on the use of performance-enhancing drugs, said the current doping in Russia was “the tip of the iceberg." Pound presented the findings at a press conference in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday.

Playing without rules

Analyst explains charges that Russian sports programs are rife with performance-enhancing drugs

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Russian human rights lawyer Sergei Golubok (center) said the biggest legal concern in Russia is the lack of judicial independence. Golubok was joined by Anton Burkov (right), who simply stated, “We need to use what we have."

Russia and rights

Lawyers outline ways in which legal system there is undercut from within, though they also see cause for hope

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