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It’s the Vladimir Putin Show!

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It’s the Vladimir Putin Show!

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's recent appearance on radio and television for a Q&A centered on the faltering Russian economy.

Posted: December 5, 2008 12:48   Comments: 2
China cancels EU summit meeting over Tibet

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China cancels EU summit meeting over Tibet

Robert Barnett of Columbia University discusses developments in Tibetan attitudes towards China and the Dalai Lama as well as prospects for Tibetan autonomy.

Posted: November 28, 2008 12:27   Comments: 2
Russian president makes first trip to Venezuela

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Russian president makes first trip to Venezuela

Nikolas Kozloff explains the significance of Dmitiri Medvedev's meeting with Hugo Chávez in Venezuela.

Posted: November 26, 2008 15:01   Comments: 1
Russian warship to arrive, following Venezuela’s elections

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Russian warship to arrive, following Venezuela’s elections

Shannon O'Neil of the Council on Foreign Relations examines Hugo Chávez's position and the future of Venezuela in light of Sunday's local elections and forthcoming joint naval exercises with Russian warships.

Posted: November 24, 2008 23:40   Comments: 3
The Yugo is now Yu-gone

In the Newsroom

The Yugo is now Yu-gone

For Serbians, the Yugo is a rusted symbol of Yugoslav socialism, but to Americans, the hatchback car is more the brunt of a joke. Anchor Martin Savidge writes about a story that didn't make it onscreen this week, and provides a few punchlines to boot.

Posted: November 21, 2008 15:09   Comments: 2
Putin goes by many terms and titles

Perspectives

Putin goes by many terms and titles

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that Vladimir Putin's several titles -- from president to prime minister -- are window-dressings to his sprawling power.

Posted: November 20, 2008 16:08   Comments: 0
9/11 impacts Muslim immigrants in Italy

In the Newsroom

9/11 impacts Muslim immigrants in Italy

Editor Lisa Biagiotti researched Muslim immigration in post-9/11 Italy and touches on the heightened immigration debate in Italy today.

Posted: November 19, 2008 19:14   Comments: 7
Italy’s immigration debate intensifies

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Italy’s immigration debate intensifies

In the northern city of Treviso, Italy, a gunslingling mayor cracks down on illegal immigration, even as accusations of racism linger.

Posted: November 19, 2008 15:02   Comments: 7
Years later, roots of French riots remain

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Years later, roots of French riots remain

Worldfocus travels to the site of the French riots that took place three years ago. Tensions between the Arab and French populations still simmer.

Posted: November 18, 2008 14:02   Comments: 3
Turkish immigrants cement Islam in Germany

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Turkish immigrants cement Islam in Germany

As the immigration debate heats up in Germany, mosques are popping up and Turkish immigrants are rising up through the political system.

Posted: November 17, 2008 19:25   Comments: 18

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