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Corey Flintoff

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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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War In Eastern Ukraine Grows Fiercer By The Day

Monday, February 02, 2015

Russian-backed separatists push forward into areas held by the Ukrainian military. The offensive is a disaster for civilians, trapped in towns and villages along the battle front.

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Civilians In Eastern Ukraine Flee As Fighting Intensifies

Friday, January 30, 2015

Civilians in villages near the front lines in Eastern Ukraine are being forced to leave their homes as fighting intensifies between Government forces and Russian-back separatists.

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Civilians In Debaltsevo Flee Russian-Backed Separatists

Friday, January 30, 2015

The Ukrainian army reinforced its positions and evacuated civilians on Thursday from an enclave north-east of Donetsk that has Russian-backed separatists attacking on three sides.

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Amid Fighting In Donetsk, On Edge And Seeking Safety Underground

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk has been under siege and subject to artillery and rocket attacks for months — residents are living in stressful conditions and the separatist militia are jumpy.

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Bulgakov's 'Master' Still Strikes A Chord In Today's Russia

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov's classic, The Master and Margarita, ridiculed Soviet leaders and bureaucracy. It wasn't published until 27 years after his death, but it still resonates with Russians.

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Russia's Prominent Prisoners Reflect Tension With Its Neighbors

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Russia is jailing three prominent figures from Ukraine and Estonia on what critics say are highly questionable charges. The cases also reflect the friction between Russia and its neighbors.

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Russian Media Condemn Paris Attacks — But Question Who Was Behind Them

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

A tabloid and a TV channel have given play to theories asking if Americans plotted the attacks. Also, some religious figures have said Charlie Hebdo staff brought the violence on themselves.

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Courted By The U.S. And Russia, Uzbekistan Ignores Critics

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Uzbekistan has been a key partner for the U.S. in the Afghan war. Now that the U.S. role in that war is winding down, will Uzbekistan's poor human rights record become more of an issue?

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The Russian Who Claims Credit For Fanning The Flames In Ukraine

Tuesday, January 06, 2015

Igor Girkin claims to have touched off the conflagration, and he says he's proud of what he did. The former member of the Russian security service has a knack for turning up in tumultuous places.

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Putin Critics Say Navalny Jail Sentences Meant To Crush Opposition

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

A Moscow judge has sentenced opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother to over three years in prison for allegedly defrauding Yve Rocher Cosmetics of almost $500,000.

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Russian Court Suspends Opposition Leader's Prison Sentence

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Alexei Navalny is an anti-corruption blogger who helped organize massive anti-government protests 3 years ago. He's been the target of criminal cases that have hampered his political activities.

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For Russia's President, A Year Of Costly Triumphs

Friday, December 26, 2014

Vladimir Putin's popularity soared after the Winter Olympics and the annexation of Crimea. But his year is ending on a bitter note, with Russia in a deep recession and isolated internationally.

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Europe's Far Right And Putin Get Cozy, With Benefits For Both

Friday, December 26, 2014

Despite tensions between Russia and the West, Moscow is forging links with far-right, anti-EU parties in Europe. They're attracted to the traditional social values of Vladimir Putin's Russia.

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Lower Oil Prices Drain Value Of Russians' Money

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

In Russia, they are not celebrating lower oil prices. The price of oil could mean the difference between prosperity and recession. The ruble has lost about 45 percent of its value this year.

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Putin Remains Defiant On Crimea, Ukraine At Annual Press Conference

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Russian president Vladimir Putin gave his annual press conference on Thursday. He defended his actions in Ukraine, but failed to offer a strategy to cope with the looming financial crisis.

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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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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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