President Of Belarus Defends Crackdown

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Lukashenko Re-Elected With 80 Percent Of Vote

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Political Theater Is No Laughing Matter In Belarus

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The monument at the Brest Fortress, where Soviet soldiers fought the German advance in 1941. Rose Previte hide caption

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In Belarus, An Election Day With Soviet Style

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Protesters Call For Free Elections In Belarus

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Russian Rocket Carrying Satellites Plunges Into Ocean

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Russia, Qatar To Host 2018, 2022 World Cups

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How Iran Failed To Acquire A Russian Missile

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Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (right) meets his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai on Aug. 18 during a summit near Russia's Black Sea resort of Sochi. Medvedev hosted the leaders of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Tajikistan for talks on joint efforts to stabilize the region. Dmitry Astakhov/AP hide caption

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Call To Help NATO In Afghanistan Rattles Russians

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Summit Aims To Protect Tigers From Extinction

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Ukraine's President Blamed For Derailing Democracy

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Attacks On Journalists Spark Concern In Russia

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Russia Proposes Stopping Daylight Saving Time

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Vegetable seller Olesya Vladymyrovna, 55, holds a pumpkin at a market in Lviv, Ukraine. For centuries in the Eastern European nation, a pumpkin meant: "No, I will not marry you." David Greene/NPR hide caption

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Fear The Pumpkin: In Ukraine, It's The Big Kiss-Off

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Insurgents Storm Grozny's Parliament Complex

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