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Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson

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Ultra-Nationalist Party Surges In Hungary

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Hungary's far-right Jobbik party is expected to win a quarter of the country's seats in upcoming EU elections. The country is also experiencing growing anti-Semitism that has Jewish leaders worried.

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Ukraine's Oligarchs Still Entwine Business With Politics

Thursday, May 22, 2014

The leading candidate in Sunday's presidential election is an oligarch. And the interim government is turning to other oligarchs to help restore calm in some crisis-plagued provinces.

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Eastern Ukraine Muddles Through Voting On Referendums

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Separatists in the eastern Ukraine regions of Donetsk and Luhansk asked voters to take part in an unauthorized referendum Sunday on whether to make their region independent.

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On Eve Of Referendum, Many Fear For Ukrainian Economy

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Sunday's referendum in eastern Ukraine comes as fierce battles are waged in the port city of Mariupol. A vote for independence may calm tensions, but it might also bankrupt the economy.

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On Victory Day, Fanfare In Crimea And Turmoil In Eastern Ukraine

Friday, May 09, 2014

As Russians celebrated their World War II victory, President Vladimir Putin made his first visit to Crimea since its annexation to Russia. Meanwhile, pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine are preparing for a referendum Sunday.

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In Ukraine, Two Men Claim To Be The Leader Of Donetsk

Friday, May 09, 2014

The region in eastern Ukraine currently has two governors. One is appointed by the interim government in Kiev, the other is the self-appointed leader of pro-Moscow separatists.

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Spurning Putin's Calls For Delay, Ukrainian Separatists Forge Ahead

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Despite Russian President Vladimir Putin's recent comments, separatists in some cities in eastern Ukraine say they plan to go ahead with their unofficial independence referendum on Sunday.

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Ukrainian Troops Battle Pro-Russian Insurgents

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

In Ukraine, there's been renewed fighting between government forces and pro-Russian separatists. The Ukrainian military is working to retake cities near the border with Russia.

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Can Student Journalists Ban 'Redskins' From Their School Paper?

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

A Pennsylvania school board will decide this month whether students are allowed to ban "Redskins" from their paper. Student editors say it's a racist term and are ready to bring the case to court.

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Violent Protests Spread From Eastern Ukraine South To Odessa

Monday, May 05, 2014

Tensions remain high in the former Soviet republic of Ukraine. Violence has led to the worst death toll since February, including more than 30 pro-Russian separatists who died in a building fire.

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Deaths And Downed Helicopters In Eastern Ukraine Offensive

Friday, May 02, 2014

The Ukrainian government says it has begun an operation to retake the eastern Ukrainian town of Slovyansk from pro-Moscow militants. Militants there have already shot down two government helicopters.

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Crisis In Eastern Ukraine Takes A Deadly Turn

Friday, May 02, 2014

Pro-Russian gunmen in the eastern Ukrainian town of Slovyansk have shot down at least two Ukrainian helicopters.

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For Separatists, Ballots Are On Their Way — But Plans Are Still Pending

Thursday, May 01, 2014

The self-proclaimed governor of the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk announced that preparations were underway for an independence referendum. Separatists' intentions there appear to be unclear, and their opponents feel angry and abandoned by the government in Kiev.

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Ukraine's Acting President: We've Lost Control Of East

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Pro-Russian separatists have seized government buildings in another eastern Ukrainian city. After Luhansk fell, Ukraine's acting president said his troops were helpless in the face of the unrest. He said he now was working to keep the rest of eastern Ukraine under his government's control.

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Marchers And Mayhem In Eastern Ukraine City Roiled By Protests

Monday, April 28, 2014

A pro-Ukrainian demonstration turned violent as hundreds of Ukrainians in the eastern city of Donetsk marched in support of keeping their country whole. They were opposed by pro-Russian protesters. Stun grenades were thrown into the crowd, and at least one person was wounded.

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Russia Faces Further Sanction Over Its Actions In Ukraine

Monday, April 28, 2014

U.S. and European Union officials are meeting to impose more sanctions on Russia. At the same time, pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine continue to hold a group of European military observers.

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Heated Words On Air Often Don't Match Events On Ground In Ukraine

Friday, April 25, 2014

Reports of what transpired during the Ukrainian offensive are stirring some confusion. Fewer people died than initially reported, and life appears normal in the allegedly besieged city of Slovyansk.

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As Putin Rides Wave Of Popularity, Opposition May Get Swept Under

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin is using a recent surge in popularity to crack down on opposition. Several proposed laws would strengthen penalties against protestors, and officials and local media alike are denouncing criticism of Putin as "unpatriotic."

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Deal To Ease Ukraine Crisis Delays New Sanctions On Russia

Friday, April 18, 2014

The agreement calls on all parties to refrain from violence, requires that illegally-armed groups disarm and that control of government buildings be returned to Ukrainian authorities.

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Out Of A Tough Day Of Diplomacy, A Surprising Deal On Ukraine

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Diplomats from the United States and Europe gathered in Geneva Thursday to discuss how to resolve the crisis in Ukraine. Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from Russia, Ukraine and the European Union spoke for more than five hours on the issue.

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