FILE - Policemen detain demonstrators during a protest in Moscow, Russia, May 5, 2018. The posters reads "I am against corruption."
Habits formed in Soviet times continue spill into many areas of life, including academia
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Sun, 01/26/2020 - 15:26
A woman looks at a candidates' list for Emilia Romagna region elections, at a polling station in Bologna, Italy, Sunday, Jan…
Right-wing opposition leader is telling Italians who are voting Sunday to use their ballots to help his anti-migrant party return to national power
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Sun, 01/26/2020 - 10:15
Back to Gates of Hell: Survivor Prepares for Return to Auschwitz
Hundreds of former prisoners will return to the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz to mark the 75th anniversary of its liberation
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Sun, 01/26/2020 - 05:39
Rescue workers search the site of a collapsed building, after an earthquake in Elazig, Turkey, January 26, 2020. REUTERS/Umit…
Authorities say more than 1,600 have been injured in the quake that struck Friday in Elazig in the eastern part of the country
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Sun, 01/26/2020 - 04:51
Venezuela's opposition leader Juan Guaido, who many nations have recognised as the country's rightful interim ruler, gestures…
He emphasizes importance of international support in unseating Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
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Sat, 01/25/2020 - 20:39
Former prisoner Stanislaw Zalewski attends the 74th anniversary of the liberation of former German Nazi death camp Auschwitz…
1.1 million people, mostly Jews, were murdered at the Nazi extermination camp 
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Sat, 01/25/2020 - 20:00
Rabbi Menachem Margolin, second left, the head of the European Jewish Association officials and lawmakers of the Parliament of Europe and Jewish leaders stand at the gate leading to the former Nazi German death camp of Auschwitz in Poland, Jan. 21, 2020.
International Holocaust Remembrance Day being celebrated with dwindling group of survivors left to tell the story and plethora of questions about how to educate new generations about endgame of unchecked hate
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Mon, 01/27/2020 - 08:42
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan carries the coffin of a victim after an earthquake hit Elazig, eastern Turkey, Friday, during the funeral procession for Salih Civelek and Aysegul Civelek, Jan. 25, 2020.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warns people against repeating `negative' hearsay about country being unprepared for earthquakes 
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Sat, 01/25/2020 - 02:01
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a visit to an anti-narcotics police base in Bogota, Colombia, Tuesday, Jan…
Mary Louise Kelly said the US secretary of state cursed at her and asked ‘Do you think Americans care about Ukraine?’
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 21:27
Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, talks during a joint news conference with Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,…
Given that Libya is 2,000 kilometers from Turkey, one military expert questions whether Ankara is capable of sustaining a hot conflict
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 18:53
People walk through street decorated with Serbian flags in Mitrovica, Kosovo, October 5, 2019. REUTERS/Florion Goga
Top Trump administration officials have been pressing Serbia, Kosovo to resolve their long-standing differences 
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 18:19
A sign denouncing President Emmanuel Macron's pension reforms notes that the protest movement marked its 51st day, Jan. 24, 2020, in Paris. (Lisa Bryant/VOA)
Thousands take to streets to protest reforms, even as analysts say movement is losing steam 
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 17:14
Workers load goods for export onto a crane at a port in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province, China June 7, 2019. Picture taken June 7…
At World Economic Forum in Davos this week, he swept aside consensus plan to focus on climate change, instead bringing his own agenda 
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 16:10
A woman reads a newspaper and waits for customers as she sells newspapers and magazines at an underground walkway in central…
Critics say draft law put forward by Culture, Youth and Sports Ministry paves way for excessive governmental regulation of the media and could be used to harass journalists
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 15:23
People stand outside a collapsed building after an earthquake in Elazig, Turkey, January 24, 2020. Ihlas News Agency (IHA) via…
The 6.8-magnitude earthquake was felt in several parts of eastern Turkey near the Iraqi and Syrian borders
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Fri, 01/24/2020 - 13:31