Jennifer Monaghan

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Bilateral Visa Waiver Announced for Indigenous Peoples of Alaska, Russia's Chukotka

Bilateral Visa Waiver Announced for Indigenous Peoples of Alaska, Russia's Chukotka

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As relations between Moscow and Washington scrape lows unparalleled in the post-Cold War era, the indigenous populations on either side of the Bering Strait are breaking down bureaucratic barriers to ease travel ...

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MacArthur Foundation to Shut Moscow Branch, Cites Crackdown on NGOs

MacArthur Foundation to Shut Moscow Branch, Cites Crackdown on NGOs

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The MacArthur Foundation has announced that it will close its Moscow office following the introduction of several laws limiting the activities of nongovernmental organizations in Russia.

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Spate of Russian Road Accidents Claim Dozens of Lives, Leave Scores More Injured

Spate of Russian Road Accidents Claim Dozens of Lives, Leave Scores More Injured

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Upward of 25 people died overnight and scores more were injured in a series of large-scale road accidents across Russia, the Interfax news agency reported Wednesday.

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Crimean Film Director Stands Trial in Russia on Terrorism Charges

Crimean Film Director Stands Trial in Russia on Terrorism Charges

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A Ukrainian film director went on trial in southern Russia on Tuesday accused of terrorism in a case that he and his supporters say is political revenge for his opposition of Crimea's ...

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Obama Effigy Suspended by Noose From Russian Bridge

Obama Effigy Suspended by Noose From Russian Bridge

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An effigy of U.S. President Barack Obama was discovered hanging from a bridge Monday in the Ural Mountains region of Perm, its head covered by an executioner's hood, news reports said.

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Cocky Seal Freerides With Russian Fishermen for 8 Hours

Cocky Seal Freerides With Russian Fishermen for 8 Hours

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A group of Russian fishermen picked up an unlikely hitchhiker on a recent expedition when a seal hopped into their boat and stayed with them for the next eight hours, refusing to ...

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Head of Russian State-Run News Agency 'Blocked' From Facebook, Instagram

Head of Russian State-Run News Agency 'Blocked' From Facebook, Instagram

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Dmitry Kiselyov, the director of state-run news agency Rossiya Segodnya, opened accounts on popular social networks Facebook and Instagram over the weekend, only to find they had both been blocked within a ...

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Russian Opposition Politician to Serve as Saakashvili's Deputy Governor in Ukraine

Russian Opposition Politician to Serve as Saakashvili's Deputy Governor in Ukraine

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Russian political activist Maria Gaidar is set to become the new deputy governor of Ukraine's Odessa region, where she will work under former Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili, news reports said.

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Russian Scientists Discover Mummified Child in Northern Siberia

Russian Scientists Discover Mummified Child in Northern Siberia

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Archeologists in the northern Yamal-Nenets autonomous district believe that a cocoon unearthed during a recent excavation contains the mummified remains of a young child, news reports said.

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One Year On, Russia Opposes Tribunal Into MH17 Airplane Tragedy

One Year On, Russia Opposes Tribunal Into MH17 Airplane Tragedy

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On the eve of the first anniversary of the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over war-torn eastern Ukraine, Russian President Vladimir Putin dismissed calls for a UN tribunal to be set ...