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Russia will prove more formidable spoiler than Iran

With asymmetric warfare, Putin is seeking to weaken NATO unity

| Russia & Caucasus
Vladimir Putin inspects a military training center for mobilized reservists in the Ryazan region in October 2022: The Russian president has no good military options.   © Sputnik/Kremlin/Reuters

Ian Bremmer is president of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media and author of "The Power of Crisis."

In January, British officials announced they had uncovered a dramatic cyberattack on the U.K. postal service, which caused "severe disruption" to the computer systems that send mail abroad. They quickly blamed Russian hackers, who appeared to act with permission from, if not at the direction of, the Russian government.

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