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All Quiet on the Tajik-Afghan Border

Russian guards defending Tajikistan's border with Afghanistan fear an influx of drugs rather than people.

Pentagon Orders Fighters to Gulf

U.S. President George W. Bush urged world leaders to aid his nation in a campaign against terrorism.

Snitching on Teachers Made Easy

Russian kids now have a telephone hotline and Internet forum that allows them to voice their concerns.

Another Complicated Ownership Concept

What can you expect in a place where a man is considered the owner of his female partner?

To Me It Smells Like A Whole New World

Foreign friends often tell me that Russia smells different compared to the rest of the civilized world.

Bin Laden Best Left to Rot

True military plans are never published in magazines before they are embarked upon.

Sentenced to Life Near Butyrka Jail

Residents next to the high-security Butyrka jail in central Moscow would give anything to move elsewhere with constant problems from the city's oldest penal building.

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