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Russian Opposition Leader Navalny Links Moscow Prosecutor To Luxury Properties Abroad

Friday, November 15, 2019

Alexei Navalny, a prominent critic of President Vladimir Putin, runs an anti-corruption organization that Russian authorities accuse of being a "foreign agent." This week, he hit back.

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Russian Opposition Activist Alexei Navalny Investigates Prosecutor

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny has released a new investigation alleging Moscow's chief prosecutor, Denis Popov, has foreign interests.

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The View From Moscow On President Trump's Impeachment Problems

Friday, November 08, 2019

Russia's state media are covering the impeachment investigation in Washington, D.C., with a combination of glee and trepidation — portraying it as a "witch hunt" against Donald Trump.

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Russian Court Sentences Jehovah's Witness To 6 Years In Prison For 'Extremism'

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

A string of Jehovah's Witnesses have been convicted since Russia's Supreme Court banned the Christian denomination as an "extremist organization" in 2017.

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Putin, Erdogan To Discuss Turkey's Offensive In Northern Syria

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with Turkey's president in Russia, as Putin cements his role as the main external power-broker in Syria.

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Russia Finds Itself In The Middle As Turkey Continues Offensive In Syria

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Russian military police are trying to keep Turkish and Syrian army forces apart, and Russian President Vladimir Putin is caught in the middle between two regimes he's been trying to cultivate.

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After Trump Call, Ukraine's Zelenskiy Gambles On Russia Peace Push Without U.S. Help

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is trying to fulfill a campaign pledge to end a five-year conflict in eastern Ukraine. A Russian-backed insurgency has cost more than 13,000 lives since 2014.

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Ukrainians Are More Concerned With Russia Peace Talks Than Trump Call

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

The top news in Ukraine isn't President Trump's call to their president. Ukrainians are focused on their president's decision to jump-start the peace process with Russia — without U.S. backing.

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What To Know About The Ukrainian Company At The Heart Of Trump's Biden Allegations

Friday, October 04, 2019

Burisma Group, the company where former Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter served on the board of directors, keeps a low profile even as it promotes itself as a major natural gas producer.

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The Energy Company At The Center Of The Trump-Ukraine Controversy

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Despite advertising as one of Ukraine's biggest independent gas producers, the energy company where Joe Biden's son Hunter sat on the board, is registered in Cyprus and is invisible in Kyiv.

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Ukrainians React To Being Center Of Attention

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Most people in Ukraine don't follow the details of American politics but many of them are aware their country is being dragged into a political row in Washington.

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How Ukraine Got Tangled Up In A Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Friday, September 27, 2019

The political upheaval that a call between the U.S. and Ukrainian presidents set off in Washington has thrust Ukraine into the limelight. Here's a look at how it got involved.

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In Ukraine, Rudy Giuliani's Story Does Not Hold Up

Friday, September 27, 2019

President Trump has said that former Vice President Joe Biden acted inappropriately by pressuring Ukraine to fire a prosecutor investigating the Ukrainian oil company that hired his son, Hunter Biden.

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Trump And The Ukraine Controversy: The View From Kyiv

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

President Trump reportedly withheld military aid from Ukraine ahead of a phone call with the country's new president. Trump denies wrongdoing amid a whistleblower complaint.

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The Russian Student Who Has Become Moscow's New Face Of Dissent

Thursday, September 19, 2019

In his last YouTube video, 21-year-old student Yegor Zhukov said, "Russia will eventually be free. But we may not live to see it if we let fear win." He was arrested in Moscow on Aug. 1.

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Young Political Activists Caught Up In Russia's Criminal Justice System

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

A 21-year-old political science student in Moscow is facing up to five years in prison for taking part in opposition protests. His case has rallied a new generation of Russians.

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U.S. Sen. Lee's Visit To Russia Stirs Controversy

Monday, September 09, 2019

GOP Sen. Mike Lee of Utah was granted a visa after two other senators were denied. Lee says his solo talks with Russian government officials will help the U.S. maintain an open dialogue with Russia.

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Moscow Votes For City Council

Sunday, September 08, 2019

Moscow residents vote in city council elections today. Weeks of street protests failed to ensure that opposition candidates would be allowed to run.

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Moscow Elections To Leave Russia Opposition Off Ballot

Saturday, September 07, 2019

The people of Moscow choose a city council on Sunday, in an election critics call meaningless. Despite weeks of protest, opposition candidates will not be on the ballot.

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Since Relations Soured, Getting A U.S. Visa Has Been Tough For Russians

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Two U.S. senators say the Russian government has denied them visas to travel to Russia. At the same time, prominent Russians say they are having trouble securing U.S. visas.

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