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Corey Flintoff

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Refugees From Eastern Ukraine Wonder When They Can Go Home

Friday, June 27, 2014

Ukraine and Russia give different estimates of how many have been displaced by fighting in the eastern provinces, but they agree that people are being forced from their homes in battle-scarred cities.

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Ukrainian Rebels Reject Cease-Fire, As Russian Troops Line Border

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine have rejected a cease-fire plan offered by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

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From Ukraine's President, A Promise Of Truce โ€” With Conditions

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Ukraine's new president says he will declare a unilateral cease-fire in eastern Ukraine. The announcement comes after months of fighting between government troops and pro-Moscow separatists.

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Citing Unpaid Debts, Russia Cuts Off Gas Supplies To Ukraine

Monday, June 16, 2014

Russia says it has cut natural gas supplies to Ukraine after Kiev missed a deadline to pay part of its huge outstanding energy debt.

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Are 'Color Revolutions' A New Front In U.S.-Russia Tensions?

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Moscow has been talking lately about "color revolutions" as a new form of warfare employed by the West. The name comes from the Orange and Rose Revolutions in Ukraine and Georgia, respectively, but it's now being applied to popular rebellions such as those in Egypt and Syria. While Russia accuses the West of this kind of subversion, it seems to be following the same playbook in eastern Ukraine.

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Now That Russia Has Crimea, What Is Moscow's Plan?

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Moscow is pouring in billions in an effort to make Crimea a showcase of development. But Crimea has a deeply entrenched reputation for organized crime, which already taints some of its new leaders.

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Putin May Have An Opening To Rebuild Relations With West

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Russia's president has had muted response to U.S. plan to beef up promises to Eastern European allies. He has meetings set with France's president, Germany's chancellor and Britain's prime minister.

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Separatists Disrupt Ukraine's Election Preparations

Saturday, May 24, 2014

It was hoped that Ukraine's first presidential elections would bring stability to the region. But pro-Russian separatists have vowed to prevent voting in Sunday's presidential elections.

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Putin Sends Mixed Signals On His Attitude To Ukrainian Election

Friday, May 23, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Moscow will respect the outcome of the upcoming election in Ukraine but later said he still has concerns about the legitimacy of the vote.

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Ukraine's Richest Man Pushes Back Against Pro-Moscow Separatists

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

There are increasing signs of friction between pro-Moscow separatists and local residents in eastern Ukraine, as some local people demand an end to the violence and lawlessness in the region.

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The Blogging Battlegrounds Of Eastern Ukraine

Monday, May 19, 2014

A social media struggle is unfolding in eastern Ukraine, as bloggers on both Ukrainian and separatist sides plead their cases. But many find they face surveillance, trolls and threats as they work.

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After Eastern Ukrainian Steel Magnate Flexes Muscle, Barricades Fall

Friday, May 16, 2014

Barricades in the eastern Ukrainian town of Mariupol have been dismantled, following a deal between separatist leaders, police and steelworkers from the city's biggest steel mill.

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After Referendum In Eastern Ukraine, Different Visions Emerge

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Residents of eastern Ukraine are trying to figure out what happens next, now that pro-Russian separatists have claimed independence. But there's even disagreement over what's feasible.

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In Two Eastern Ukraine Provinces, Bold Steps Toward Independence

Monday, May 12, 2014

Two regions of eastern Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk, voted Sunday on referendums for self-rule. Separatists in Donetsk announced overwhelming support for independence.

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U.S. Won't Recognize Eastern Ukraine Vote On Independence

Monday, May 12, 2014

Residents of two regions of eastern Ukraine wrapped up voting on Sunday in a controversial referendum over independence from the central government in Kiev. The vote has been rejected as illegitimate.

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Rocket Wars: Will A Suit By SpaceX Get Off The Ground?

Monday, May 12, 2014

The California-based maker of the Falcon 9 is hoping to break up a monopoly on the launch market for national security satellites.

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Kinder Words From Putin, But They Come With A Cost

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is pulling his forces back from Ukraine's border. He also is calling on separatists in eastern Ukraine to postpone a referendum planned for Sunday. This news might be a breakthrough โ€” or just a head fake.

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Putin's Internet Plan Requires 'Sharing' With Security Services

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

A new legal measure will place a host of restrictions on Internet companies and users. One provision will require bloggers to register with the government if they get more than 3,000 hits a day.

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The Pizza Connection: Fighting The Mafia Through Food

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

In the first installment of the new season of Hidden Kitchens, The Kitchen Sisters explore how Sicilians are reclaiming farmland and providing Mafia-free jobs in a region gripped by corruption.

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Russia Condemns Ukraine With Comparisons To Nazis

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Russia is calling the the Ukrainian military action a "punitive operation," language that was previously employed for Nazi atrocities carried out in World War II.

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