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Russia Lifts Soviet-Era Rules On What Jobs Women Can Do

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Russian Pro-Navalny Protesters Show Support With Their Phones

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The detention of Vitali Shkliarov, seen in a Moscow cafe in 2017, is part of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's efforts to portray the uprising against his regime as a Western-backed plot, Shkliarov's lawyer tells NPR. Andrew Roth/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (right) met with Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in Sochi, Russia, on Monday. Kremlin press office handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Vladimir Putin Throws A Lifeline To Belarusian President

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A woman covered in a red and white flag is among protesters in Minsk on Sept. 6. Sunday's demonstration marked the beginning of the fifth week of daily protests calling for Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's resignation. AP hide caption

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Questions Arise Over Whereabouts Of Belarusian Opposition Leader

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Belarusian opposition politician Maria Kolesnikova attends a rally Sunday in Minsk, Belarus, to protest the disputed results of her country's Aug. 9 presidential election. tut.by/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Family Wants Russian Hospital Investigated For Its Handling Of COVID-19

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Putin Announces A Date For Constitutional Referendum As Moscow Starts To Reopen

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Russian Emergency Situations Ministry employees carry out the disinfection of a mosque in Makhachkala, Dagestan's capital. Musa Salgereyev/TASS hide caption

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A shipment of medical aid from the United States, including 50 ventilators, appears inside a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster transport plane Thursday at Vnukovo International Airport outside Moscow. Evgenia Novozhenina/Pool/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Nurses and newborns in Hotel Venice, a facility owned by BioTexCom clinic in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Thursday. Dozens of babies born to surrogate mothers are stranded in Ukraine as the coronavirus restrictions prevent foreign parents from collecting them. Gleb Garanich/Reuters hide caption

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