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Corey Flintoff

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Is Russia's Currency On Its Way To Collapse?

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

The Russian ruble hit new lows on Tuesday despite efforts by the country's central bank to stop the selling. The currency lost 11 percent of its value.

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Vatican Tries To Mend Fences With American Nuns

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Vatican issued a report praising the work of U.S. nuns — a relief to those worried that a probe started in 2008 would be critical of a perceived liberal streak among American nuns.

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Russia Could Be On Brink Of Full-Blown Currency Crisis

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

The Russian ruble continued to drop in value against the U.S. dollar and the Euro on Tuesday — but the impact of its calamitous decline has yet to be seen on the streets of Moscow.

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Haunting Sounds At Night, Kids' Puppet Show Clock By Day

Saturday, December 13, 2014

A rooster crowing in the dead of night? A sinister ice-cream truck on the streets of Moscow? No, it's the musical automaton clock at the Puppet Theater in Russia.

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Russian Pop Stars Pay A Price For Speaking Out On Ukraine

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Russian performers who have criticized the country's role in Ukraine have been denounced on TV programs and had concert dates abruptly canceled.

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Putin Stands Firm In 'State Of The Nation' Address

Thursday, December 04, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin made his annual "State of the Nation" speech in Moscow on Thursday, with a defense of Russia's seizure of Crimea and an attack on Western nations who he said were intent on keeping Russia down.

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House Passes Symbolic Vote Cancelling Obama's Immigration Action

Thursday, December 04, 2014

The House passed a measure that declares President Obama's immigration actions null and void. It's largely symbolic, but could be a first step in further Republican efforts to try to roll back Obama's moves.

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Russia Heads Toward Recession, With No Relief In Sight

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Western sanctions are biting, oil prices are down sharply, and the Russian currency is tanking. The government now expects the economy to shrink in 2015.

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Haunting Sounds At Night, Kids' Puppet Show Clock By Day

Monday, December 01, 2014

A rooster crowing in the dead of night? A sinister ice-cream truck playing a creepy tune as it trundles through the streets of Moscow? No, it's the musical automaton clock at the Puppet Theater.

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Protesters In Moscow Demand Explanation For Health Care Cuts

Sunday, November 30, 2014

Several thousand demonstrators marched on Sunday to protest the government's plan to eliminate jobs for up to 10,000 doctors and close 28 of Moscow's hospitals due to budget cuts.

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Top Delinquent Mine Has Deadly Legacy

Thursday, November 13, 2014

In the eight years regulators didn't collect penalty fines from D&C Mining, it was cited 1,500 times for safety violations — including many that federal inspectors say put miners at serious risk.

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Experts Recover More Remains From MH17 Debris Site

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Experts from the Netherlands say they hope to recover much of the wreckage in the next week or so. But the investigation is still being disrupted by security and political issues.

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For Russian Kids, A Disability Often Means Life In An Orphanage

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Nearly 30 percent of Russian children with disabilities end up in state orphanages, where they can suffer neglect and abuse at understaffed facilities, according to a human rights group.

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Ukraine Separatists Claim Victory In Defiant Election

Monday, November 03, 2014

Separatists in eastern Ukraine held their own elections on Sunday. The government in Kiev calls it "an illegal farce," saying pro-Moscow militants control the process.

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Donetsk Rebels Hold Controversial Government Elections

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Separatists in eastern Ukraine hold their own elections Sunday as part of an effort to create an independent state. Meanwhile, fighting for control of Donetsk's airport continues, despite a ceasefire.

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Militants Push Ahead With Vote, Despite Fighting In Eastern Ukraine

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Sunday separatists in eastern Ukraine will hold their own parliamentary election, which Ukrainian officials call illegal. Meanwhile, a supposed cease-fire in the region appears to exist in name only.

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Oligarchs Still Hold Sway In Ukraine Elections

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Ukraine's parliament election is tapping into the raw frustrations of a country ripped apart by war. In the first ballot since the Moscow-backed president was removed, can the damage be repaired?

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Russia Moves To Protect Its 'Information Sovereignty'

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Russia's parliament, the Duma, approved a bill on Friday that would limit foreign ownership of Russian media to less than 20 percent.

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Thousands March In Russia To Protest Involvement In Ukraine

Monday, September 22, 2014

A peace march in central Moscow on Sunday drew more than 25,000 protesters, objecting to the Russian government's actions in Ukraine.

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Thousands March In Russia To Protest Involvement In Ukraine

Monday, September 22, 2014

A peace march in central Moscow on Sunday drew more than 25,000 protesters, objecting to the Russian government's actions in Ukraine.

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