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Photos, flowers and candles are left in memory of Boris Nemtsov, who was recently murdered in Moscow, in Independence Square in Kiev

Russians rally to protest killing of Putin critic


Boris Nemtsov, who was an influential Russian political figure and outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin, was assassinated on Friday, raising deep concerns about Russia’s future. Continue reading


Months after war ended, Gaza rebuilds


The war in Gaza killed left thousands of families homeless, living in makeshift shelters. Continue reading

Vladimir Putin shakes hands with Petro Poroshenko, with Francois Hollande and Angela Merkel standing nearby, as they take part in peace talks on resolving the Ukrainian crisis in Minsk

Ukraine and Russia announce cease-fire


Ukraine and Russia announced that they had reached a cease-fire after weeks of clashes between Ukrainian and pro-Russian rebel forces. Continue reading


South Sudanese youth tell their stories at National Geographic camp

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A National Geographic program challenges students to express themselves in a new way by photographing the world around them. Continue reading

Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovych re

How should the U.S. react to Russia-Ukraine battles?


The newest clashes in Ukraine between its military and pro-Russian separatists have brought questions over whether the U.S. should provide greater military support. Continue reading

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