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27 August 2014
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26 August 2014
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Lithuanian Envoy Killed in Ukraine, Abkhazia Elects a Hawk
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25 August 2014
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Landslide Blocks Main Trans-Caucasus Road, CIS Boosts Food Exports to Russia

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22 August 2014
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21 August 2014
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7 August 2014
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Hundreds of thousands resist the government’s efforts to force them into the public pension system.

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5 August 2014
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The flood of anti-Russian rhetoric in the West will lead us nowhere good.

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15 July 2014
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