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Russians Demonstrate Against Putin Over Health Care, Controversial Projects

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Vladimir Putin won re-election to a fourth term as president in a landslide last year. Now, protests are breaking out around the country as dissatisfaction with the government grows.

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Candidates For Moscow City Council Demand Spot On Ballot

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Opposition candidates hoping to run for Moscow's city council have been holding protests — demanding they be allowed on the ballot in September's vote.

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Amid 'Quiet Rehabilitation Of Stalin,' Some Russians Honor The Memory Of His Victims

Monday, July 08, 2019

A civic initiative is commemorating those who were murdered under the rule of Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, whom many Russians now admire for defeating Nazi Germany and making his nation a superpower.

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14 Sailors Dead After Fire On A Russian Submarine

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Fourteen sailors died Monday in a fire on board a Russian deep water research vessel. The tragedy follows a string of accidents involving Russian submarines.

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Xi And Putin Meet In Moscow

Friday, June 07, 2019

Chinese leader Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Moscow this week at a time when U.S. relations with both countries are increasingly strained.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping Arrives In Russia, Greeted By Putin

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin rolled out the red carpet for Chinese President Xi Jinping for a three-day state visit as the two countries seek to present a united front on the international stage.

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30 Years Later, Bon Jovi Returns To Moscow To Play To A New Generation

Saturday, June 01, 2019

Thirty years after Jon Bon Jovi tore a hole in the Iron Curtain with a concert in Moscow, the band is back to perform for another generation, and another country.

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How Deutsche Bank Became A Mainstay Of Trump's Business Empire

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

While Congressional investigators wait for Deutsche Bank to turn over the president's financial records, we examine how the German financial institution came to lend Donald Trump so much money.

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What's At Stake In Europe's Crucial European Parliament Election

Friday, May 24, 2019

Germans haven't cared so much in the past about elections to the European Union Parliament, but Brexit has refocused attention on the institutions that make the E.U. work.

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Pompeo Discusses Election Interference With Putin During Meeting In Sochi

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Tuesday in Sochi, Russia, with Russian President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister. They sparred over Iran, Russian election meddling and Venezuela.

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Muslims In Moscow Say They Lack Space For Friday Prayers

Friday, May 10, 2019

There are four mosques in the Russian capital Moscow, but the growing Muslim population struggles to find a place to pray. Some Muslims complain the issue of new mosques has been politicized.

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North Korea-Russia Summit Intended To Send A Signal To U.S.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

North Korea's Kim Jong Un calls the two-hour summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin "meaningful." But they did not appear to make progress on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

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News Brief: Biden Expected To Announce Candidacy, Measles, Putin Meets Kim

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Joe Biden is expected to announce his candidacy today, becoming the 20th candidate to enter the 2020 Democratic primary.

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Putin Meets Kim Jong Un In Russia

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held their first summit in Russia.

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Desperate For Change, Ukrainians Choose A Complete Novice In Presidential Election

Monday, April 22, 2019

Ukrainians elected actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky as their next president. Zelensky has no government experience. His fame comes from a sitcom about a high school teacher who becomes president.

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It Appears A Sitcom Star Will Be The Next President Of Ukraine

Monday, April 22, 2019

With most of the votes counted, it appears a comedian with no political experience will become president. He made a name for himself on TV playing a teacher who becomes president by a twist of fate.

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Right-Wing Groups Are Active In Ukraine As Country Heads Into Presidential Election

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

One of the ugly by-products of Ukraine's low-level war with Russia is vocal far-right groups of battle-hardened veterans who march the streets of Kiev.

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A Comedian Plays Ukraine's President On TV. Will He Become One In Real Life?

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Volodymyr Zelenskiy's only connection to politics is the role he plays in a hit TV series about a man who accidentally becomes Ukraine's president. He's leading in polls ahead of Sunday's elections.

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Ukraine Election Preview

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Ukrainians are going to the polls to elect a new president. Disillusionment with pervasive corruption and fatigue with a low-level war have not put a damper on Ukraine's lively politics, though.

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The Unexpected Frontrunner In Ukraine's Election

Friday, March 29, 2019

Ukrainian voters say they're sick and tired of corrupt self-interested politicians. That might explain why a TV comedian is the unlikely frontrunner in Ukraine's presidential election.

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