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°F The heat continues, with highs expected to hit the lower 90s. Hear what this means for four very different New Yorkers.

Corey Flintoff

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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 The separatists haven't withdrawn heavy weapons, Ukrainians say.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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Thousands March In Moscow In Memory of Murdered Opposition Figure Boris Nemtsov

Sunday, March 01, 2015

The demonstration, tens of thousands strong, also served as a show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin.

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Boris Nemtsov, Shot Friday, Was A Vehement Anti-Putin Critic

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down in Moscow Friday night. Nemtsov was a longtime opposition leader and a fierce critic of President Vladimir Putin. Putin condemned the killing.

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Putin Critic Boris Nemtsov Shot Dead In Moscow

Friday, February 27, 2015

On Friday, gunmen shot to death the prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov. Nemtsov was a longtime Russian opposition leader and a sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin.

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In Battered Ukraine, Spirit Of Defiance Lives On In Maidan Square

Monday, February 23, 2015

A year ago, Kiev's central square was the center of the protest movement that ousted Ukraine's president. The square remains a home for free speech, including criticism of the current government.

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State Department Spokeswoman's Promotion Means End To 'Psaking' In Russia

Friday, February 20, 2015

State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki has just been promoted to White House Communications Director, a job with a lower public profile. It's going to be a loss for the Kremlin's idea of TV comedy.

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Ukrainian Soldiers Retreat After Eastern Town Falls

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

The forced withdrawal of Ukrainian forces from a strategically important town in eastern Ukraine is a blow to the recent ceasefire agreement — and to President Petro Poroshenko.

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'Frozen Conflict' May Be Ukraine's Best Hope, For Now

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France met in Belarus on Wednesday in an effort to stop the war in Ukraine. The negotiation comes amid the heaviest fighting yet in eastern Ukraine, where Russian-backed rebels have been gaining ground in a fierce offensive.

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Minsk Meeting Aimed At Stopping Fighting In Eastern Ukraine

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Leaders from France, Germany, Ukraine and Russia are scheduled to meet in the Belarus capital of Minsk on Wednesday to try to work out a peace deal for the war in Ukraine.

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With New Moves, Russia's Parliament Looks To Rewrite History

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Russia's seizure of Crimea has been widely criticized. But what if Crimea was given away illegally to Ukraine back in 1954? Russian lawmakers are hard at work on their own version of history.

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There's A Renewed Effort To Stall The War In Ukraine

Monday, February 09, 2015

International efforts to bring peace to eastern Ukraine continue. Negotiators consider borders that acknowledge the areas that separatists control, if Russia withdraws heavy weapons from the region.

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French, German Leaders To Present Ukraine Peace Plan To Russia

Friday, February 06, 2015

French President Francois Hollande and Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel travel to Moscow on Friday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the crisis in Ukraine.

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