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43 Die as Russian Trawler Sinks, TASS Reports

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FILE - Ukrainian servicemen take positions outside Kurahovo, in Ukraine’s Donetsk region, March 11, 2015. The bulk of continued unrest between government forces and Russia-backed rebels has been concentrated around the separatist stronghold of Donetsk.

Ukraine Working to Stabilize Cease-fire, Merkel Says

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CEOs of Germanwings Thomas Winkelmann, and Lufthansa Carsten Spohr (R) carry flowers at the memorial for the victims of the Germanwings jet crash, in Le Vernet, France, April 1, 2015.

Lufthansa CEO Visits Germanwings Crash Site Amid Reports of Found Video

Carsten Spohr ignored reporters' questions about why co-pilot was certified as fit to fly, amid reports about cell phone video purporting to show cabin interior moments before crash More

Crimean Tatars hold ATR TV station flags during a support rally in Simferopol, Crimea, March 31, 2015.

Russia Denies License to Tatar-Language TV Station in Crimea

OSCE official says denial shows 'politically selective censorship of free and independent voices in Crimea is continuing' More

"A reporter should be uncomfortable for everyone," Galina Timchenko, editor in chief of the Russia-focused Meduza website, says during an interview in Riga, March 30, 2015.

Fired Russian Journalist Runs News Website in Exile

From Latvia, Galina Timchenko edits Meduza, an alternative to Russia's stridently nationalist state-controlled media More



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Video Hi-tech Motorbike Helmet's Goal: Improve Road Safety

In cities with heavily congested traffic, people can get around much faster on a motorcycle than in a car. But a rider who is not sure of his route may have to stop to look at the map or consult a GPS. A Russian start-up company is working to make navigation easier for motorcyclists. Designers at Moscow-based LiveMap are developing a smart helmet with a built-in navigation system, head-mounted display and voice recognition. Zlatica Hoke has more.