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Troops under Russian command scream orders to turn back before firing warning shots at the Belbek airbase in Crimea. The troops were reacting to a large group of unarmed Ukrainian troops who approached them. Sean Gallup/Getty Images hide caption

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The Two-Way

'The Fact Is, These Are Russian Forces,' Says Ukraine's Ambassador To U.S.

"The whole world witnessed the act of aggression of Russia against Ukraine," Olexander Motsyk says. "And they ... participate in toppling local government in Crimea."

Foreign investors are taking an interest in low real estate prices in Detroit. But these investors aren't buying up land at the rate that some media reports have indicated. Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Economy

Chinese Investors Aren't Snatching Up Detroit Property ... Yet

While Chinese investors have been eyeing cheap real estate in Detroit since the city's bankruptcy filing last year, they're not in a tremendous rush to buy.

Sitting around what looks like a conference table with a small group of musicians, guitarist Moacyr Luz (center) leads his samba group. Courtesy of QK hide caption

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The Record

In Rio, A Universe Of Samba

In Brazil, samba isn't just the music of Carnival. With throngs headed to the country for this summer's World Cup and the 2016 Summer Olympics, samba de rota has become an act of cultural resistance.

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