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Corey Flintoff

Corey Flintoff appears in the following:

Who's Behind A String Of Bombings In Ukraine's Black Sea 'Pearl'?

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Local journalists and volunteers in Odessa are working to make sense of dozens of recent bombings — and prevent future attacks. They say that Russians have infiltrated the security services.

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Ukraine's Double Woes: War And Runaway Inflation

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Beyond the battlefront in the east, the Ukrainian government is fighting a war to reform a monumentally corrupt, dysfunctional economy. For now, Ukrainians seem willing to weather 60 percent inflation.

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U.S. Army Begins Training Ukrainian Soldiers

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The U.S. won't give the Ukrainian army lethal weapons to fight separatists and their Russian allies, but it has sent 300 trainers to help the beleaguered, bedraggled Ukrainian military.

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A Thorn For Russia, Georgia's Ex-President Pops Up In Ukraine

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

As president of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili boldly took on much larger Russia in 2008. He promptly lost. Now he's a governor in Ukraine, which is also doing battle with Russia.

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Drop In Demand Leads To Layoffs In Russia's Auto Market

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Russia's economy is going through a slump brought on by low oil prices and Western sanctions. But if the country's auto market is any measure, the economy faces a long and difficult road ahead.

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Glory Of Moscow's 80-Year-Old Subway Tainted By Stalin Connections

Tuesday, June 02, 2015

The system was considered a triumph by the Soviets, but was built by the same ruthless means that helped cause a famine, which killed millions in the 1930s.

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Fighting In Eastern Ukraine Appears To Be Heating Up Again

Monday, June 01, 2015

While Ukrainians fear another offensive, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a measure saying that Russian military casualties during peacetime will now be considered a state secret.

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Chechen Leader Is A Hero Or A Villain Depending On The Movie

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Ramzan Kadyrov says he will soon star in a Hollywood-style action movie. At the same time, an opposition group released a movie detailing his alleged human rights violations.

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Ice Cold U.S., Russia Relations Put Strain On Nuclear Agreements

Thursday, May 14, 2015

As relations between the world's two biggest nuclear powers deteriorate, the treaties and dialogue that kept Russia and the U.S. from nuclear war are fraying.

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Nemtsov Report Alleges Russian Military Forces Fought In Ukraine

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

A report begun by Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov before his murder in February has been published in Moscow. It makes detailed allegations about direct Russian military involvement in the war in Ukraine, which is something the Kremlin has always denied.

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Russia Marks WWII Victory Day With Biggest Parade Since Soviet Era

Saturday, May 09, 2015

Russia celebrated the 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany's defeat with massive displays of power and accusations that the West is distorting the Soviet Union's rightful role in history.

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At Russia's Huge WWII Remembrance, An Absence Of Western Leaders

Friday, May 08, 2015

A decade ago, President George W. Bush was among those who visited Moscow for the occasion. Today, the event highlights the friction between Russia and the West.

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Bomb Attacks Increase In Ukraine's Second-Largest City, Kharkiv

Monday, April 06, 2015

Kharkiv has largely escaped the ravages of the war until recently. It has been hit by several terrorist bombings, including a blast at a Ukrainian national unity rally last month that killed 4 people.

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Local Volunteer Groups Lead Effort To Help Ukraine's Displaced Citizens

Thursday, April 02, 2015

People fleeing the fighting in the separatist cities of Donetsk and Luhansk are big burden for Ukraine's financially strained government, but Kharkiv residents are stepping up to help.

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Ukrainian Protestants Say Religious Intolerance Rising In Donetsk

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Protestants from the separatist regions of eastern Ukraine say they are being persecuted by the Russian Orthodox Church. Many evangelicals have left because of a crackdown on religious freedom.

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Foreign Carmakers Shift Into Reverse In Russia

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

General Motors and Volkswagen are closing plants there and laying off workers. Economic problems have led to an estimated 35 percent drop in the once-booming Russian car market.

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Despite Cease-Fire, Skirmishes Carry On Along Ukraine's Front Line

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Separatists and their Russian allies are still trading fire with Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine, and casualty counts are rising. The separatists haven't withdrawn heavy weapons, Ukrainians say.

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In Eastern Ukraine, A Cease-Fire In Name Only

Monday, March 16, 2015

Sporadic fighting continues in a handful of strategic spots. Both the Ukrainian military and separatists and their Russian allies claim their opponents have failed to pull back their heavy weapons.

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Two Detained Over Murder Of Putin Critic

Saturday, March 07, 2015

Russian authorities arrested two men in the murder of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, but mystery still surrounds the case.

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A New Front In The Ukrainian Conflict: Russian Gas Imports

Monday, March 02, 2015

Russia has cut off Ukraine's gas supplies in the past and is threatening to do it again. The latest payment dispute comes at a sensitive moment in the crisis in eastern Ukraine.

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