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Russia Sees Brexit Impact Widespread but Temporary

Russia reacted to Britain’s vote to exit the European Union with a mix of pleasure, understanding and concern.   Some Russian politicians celebrated the Brexit, taking aim at the EU and its Western allies. “Brexit reflects the crisis in the EU governance model,” tweeted senior Russian lawmaker Alexey Pushkov, adding that it was a “personal failure of [U.S. President] Barack Obama.” Obama, and other Western leaders, had urged Britons to vote to stay in the 28-member regional...

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