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A Russian launch vehicle carrying the Progress M-27M cargo ship lifts off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on Tuesday. Fears mounted Wednesday that the unmanned cargo capsule was lost and may plunge back to Earth as ground control failed to gain control of the orbiting ship for a second day in a row. Roscosmos /EPA /Landov hide caption

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Report: To Aid Combat, Russia Wages Cyberwar Against Ukraine

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President Obama speaks beside Russian President Dmitry Medvedev after signing New START documents in 2010. Now five years old, that treaty has taken on renewed relevance in light of the framework nuclear deal between the U.S. and Iran. Joe Klamar/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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New START Nuke Deal With Russia May Be Aging — But It's Not Over

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A Russian Emergencies Ministry ship is seen through the window of a helicopter during a rescue operation after the Russian trawler Dalniy Vostok sank off the coast of Kamchatka, in the Sea of Okhotsk, on Thursday. Reuters /Landov hide caption

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Cars drive past the Kremlin along the Moscow River last December. Foreign automakers had been ramping up production in Russia, but the country's economic woes have caused car sales to drop sharply. Several foreign automakers have cut back production, and General Motors is pulling out of Russia. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Foreign Carmakers Shift Into Reverse In Russia

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Polina, 37, rests in a hospital bed in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2011. She is severely malnourished and suffers from numerous diseases, including tuberculosis, hepatitis C and HIV. Misha Friedman hide caption

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The view west from London's newest skyscraper looks over the River Thames and St. Paul's Cathedral. Russians have flocked to the English property and banking sectors as the economy crumbles back home. Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images hide caption

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Why Russia's Economic Slump Has Been Good For London

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A Ukrainian serviceman walks in the village of Pisky in the region of Donetsk controlled by Ukrainian forces on Feb. 26. Oleksandr Ratushniak/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite Cease-Fire, Skirmishes Carry On Along Ukraine's Front Line

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Russian President Vladimir Putin (left) greets Supreme Court Chairman Vyacheslav Lebedev. The Kremlin says Putin, who has been out of public view for more than a week, is perfectly healthy. Alexei Druzhinin/AP hide caption

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Police escort the suspects in the killing of Boris Nemtsov into a court house in Moscow, Russia, on Sunday. A total of five people have been arrested over the weekend in connection with the killing of the fierce opponent of President Vladimir Putin. Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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