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Corey Flintoff

Corey Flintoff appears in the following:

Controversy Erupts In Russia Over Report On Female Genital Mutilation

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

It's the first systematic documentation of the practice in the republic of Dagestan. Reactions from a mufti, a priest and a rabbi have sparked a charged debate.

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In Leak Of Democratic Emails, Questions About Russia's Role

Friday, August 19, 2016

What's behind Russia's apparent hacking into the Democratic National Committee — and what could it gain by meddling in the U.S. election? "It's all about Hillary Clinton," says a Russian journalist.

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Russia's Crimea Bridge Project Beset By Engineering Worries And Labor Woes

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Russia is racing to build a bridge to Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula it annexed in 2014. The strategically vital project is beset by charges of near-slave labor for workers and engineering concerns.

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Russia Accuses Ukraine Of 'Terrorist' Attack In Crimea

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Russia says two of its servicemen were killed by Ukrainian forces firing into Crimea. Ukraine's president said the Russian claims are "fantasy."

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Turkish President Erdogan Meets With Putin In Effort To Mend Relations

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday. It's their first meeting since Turkey shot down a Russian warplane near the Syrian border last November, and both men said they were anxious to reset their country's relations.

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After Hacking Claims, Here's The View From Russia On The U.S. Campaign

Friday, July 29, 2016

Russia denies that it was behind a hacking attack on the Democratic Party that led to embarrassing revelations ahead of this week's convention. "Total stupidity," says a Kremlin spokesman.

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The View From A Russian Frigate In Crimea

Friday, July 29, 2016

Russia recently introduced a new warship in the Black Sea, an area of heightened tension since Russia's seizure of Crimea two years ago. NPR's Corey Flintoff was invited on board.

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IOC Decides Against Blanket Ban On Russian Olympic Athletes

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Individual sports federations will decide whether each Russian athlete can compete in the Olympics, stopping short of banning the entire Russian delegation from competing due to a doping scandal.

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Court Of Arbitration Upholds Ban On Russian Track And Field Athletes

Thursday, July 21, 2016

The possibility of the entire Russian team being banned from next month's Rio Olympics increased Thursday. A court of arbitration upheld a specific ban on Russian track and field athletes attending the games, after allegations of the widespread use of performance enhancing drugs.

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World Anti-Doping Agency Finds Russia Endorsed Athletes Cheating

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

The International Olympic Committee will hold an emergency conference call for members of its Executive Board on Tuesday to discuss the latest revelations about Russian doping in international sport.

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Lithuanians Prepare To Resist Russian Aggression Ahead Of NATO Reinforcement

Saturday, July 09, 2016

Lithuania fears it could be overrun by Russian forces in a matter of hours. The NATO member state is training thousands of young people to resist a Russian incursion until help can arrive.

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Brexit As Seen Through The Eyes Of A Young Migrant

Monday, July 04, 2016

Some 100,000 Lithuanians live in the U.K. — a huge percentage of the tiny EU nation. We hear from one young Lithuanian, back in Vilnius for the summer, whose future is now in question after Brexit.

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Archaeologists Discover Tunnel Dug By Jews To Escape Nazis In Lithuania

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Archaeologists have discovered a tunnel dug by Jews to escape the Nazis in Lithuania — a sign of resistance in a land where 90 percent of the Jewish population perished during the Holocaust.

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Russian Athletes Banned From Rio Olympics

Saturday, June 18, 2016

The international track and field body, the IAAF, has upheld the ban on Russian athletes, ruling they should be barred from the Rio Olympics because of far-reaching doping conspiracy.

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Russian Track And Field Athletes Banned From Rio Olympics

Friday, June 17, 2016

The IAAF upheld the ban on Russia's track and field team ahead of the Summer Olympics in Rio. Russian athletes were barred from competition in the wake of a wide-ranging doping scandal.

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Russia's Olympic Track Team To Learn Whether It May Compete In Rio

Friday, June 17, 2016

The leaders of the international body that regulates track-and-field is to decide on Friday whether Russian athletes will be allowed in the Rio Olympics. This comes in the middle of a doping scandal.

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Russian Soccer Team Faces Punishment Over Fan Violence

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

European soccer officials say they will kick Russia out of the European Championship if there is any repeat of the violence involving Russian fans during the rest of the competition, currently underway in France.

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Most Kaliningrad Residents Shake Off Moscow's Warnings Of NATO Threats

Wednesday, June 01, 2016

NATO has a missile-defense base in Romania and broke ground for a second in Poland. Russia says it's another example of NATO moving threatening weapons near its border area of Kaliningrad.

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Russian Doping Scandal May Affect Rio Games Eligibility

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Olympic officials are investigating allegations that Russia ran a state-sponsored doping operation at the 2014 Sochi games and are threatening to ban Russia from the Olympics in Rio.

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Russian Officials Deny Reports Of State-Sponsored Doping Of Athletes

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

U.S. prosecutors have opened an investigation into allegations that the Russian government ran a doping program that produced winners in several recent Olympic Games, The New York Times reports.

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