Russia Asks Peace Corps to Lea After a decade of service in Russia, the U.S. Peace Corps has been asked to leave. The Corps had already scaled back its mission -- there are only 27 volunteers in the country now, compared to about 200 one year ago. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports on the political and economic factors behind the decision.

Russia Asks Peace Corps to Leave

Russia Asks Peace Corps to Leave

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After a decade of service in Russia, the U.S. Peace Corps has been asked to leave. The Corps had already scaled back its mission — there are only 27 volunteers in the country now, compared to about 200 one year ago. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports on the political and economic factors behind the decision.

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