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Has The Trade War Taken A Bite Out Of China's Economy? Yes — But It's Complicated

Thursday, October 10, 2019

China's economic growth has been slowing down for years. Tariffs have contributed to slower growth since early 2018, when the economic standoff began, but it's hard to pinpoint how much.

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Communist China Turns 70. Who Shares Its Economic Growth?

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Hundreds of millions have climbed out of poverty, but an equality gap has widened. Seventy years after Mao's revolution, many Chinese people reflect on their own stories of struggle and mobility.

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How One Woman's Story Helped Set #MeToo In Motion In Russia

Friday, March 23, 2018

Sexual harassment has long been swept under the carpet in Russia. But by going on the record with her allegations against a powerful politician, a young journalist has raised awareness of the problem.

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An 'Anna Karenina' For Our Times At Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre

Friday, March 23, 2018

The world-famous ballet company is iconic in Russia. Principal dancer Olga Smirnova says a new staging of a beloved epic takes it into the 21st century.

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After Election Landslide, It's Putin's Russia (More Than Ever)

Monday, March 19, 2018

Vladimir Putin wanted a mandate to govern, and got it, with 76 percent of the vote. He will use the next six years to advance his mission: cementing Russia's role as a major player on the world stage.

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From Pride To Protest: How Russians Feel About Their Presidential Election

Friday, March 16, 2018

Ahead of Sunday's presidential election in Russia, NPR spoke with a Putin supporter, an opposition supporter and a Russian who sees no point in voting.

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The Russian Chef Who Is Bringing Back His Homeland's Colorful, Classic Cuisine

Friday, March 16, 2018

Before the Soviet period, "Russian food had color," says Vladimir Mukhin of Moscow's world-famous White Rabbit restaurant. He aims to honor those flavors, as well as locally source his ingredients.

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Meet The Activist Who Uncovered The Russian Troll Factory Named In The Mueller Probe

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Lyudmila Savchuk infiltrated an online troll farm in St. Petersburg. "That feeling from the Soviet times — I can feel it everywhere," she tells NPR.

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