Crew members of the International Space Station — (from left) U.S. astronaut Ron Garan and Russian cosmonauts Alexander Samokutyaev and Andrei Borisenko — prepare to enter a Soyuz simulator outside Moscow on March 30. With the space shuttle program out of commission, the Russian Soyuz vehicle will be the only way for Americans to reach space. Dimitry Kostyukov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In Russia, Space Ride For U.S. Spurs Nostalgia, Hope

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President Dmitry Medvedev (left) and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin walk after a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier outside Moscow's Kremlin Wall. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Some Russians Happy To Back Status Quo In Election

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The "Buranovo Babushkas" watch video, for the first time, of two of their members appearing on Russia's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? program. David Greene/NPR hide caption

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Russian Women Prove It's Hip To Be A Babushka

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Russia Keeps Mum On What To Do About Syria

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A worker welds at the China-Kazakhstan pipeline junction in Xinjiang, China, in 2008. Carlos Spottorno/Getty Images hide caption

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As China Invests, Many Kazakhs Say: Not Too Fast

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Russians Play Guess Who's Running For President

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Even A Stiff Upper Lip Trembles For Royal Wedding

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Well-Wishers Line Streets Along Wedding Route

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Fans of the royal family take photographs as they wait for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in London. Oli Scarff/Getty Images hide caption

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In London, Wedding Waiting Enters Its Final Hours

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Anatoly Kotlyar (left), 59, and Alexander Zenchenko, 58, are two of the thousands of "liquidators," or firefighters, who responded to the 1986 Chernobyl disaster. The Soviet government ordered them to the nuclear facility as first responders. Both men today complain of health problems and say Ukraine's government should be doing more to help with medical bills. David Greene/NPR hide caption

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In Ukraine, Scars Of Chernobyl Disaster Remain Raw

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A View Of Gadhafi From One Of His Human Shields

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Surprised Winners Take NCAA Bracket Tournament

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