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Putin to open massive bridge linking Crimea to Russia

May 15, 2018

Putin to open massive bridge linking Crimea to Russia

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday is set to unveil a 19-km (about 12-mile) bridge linking southern Russia to the Crimean Peninsula annexed from Ukraine, a highly symbolic project he has personally championed. Known as the Crimean Bridge, it will be the longest not only ...

Asian-Americans turn ire over Trump into political activism

/ May 11, 2018

Asian-Americans turn ire over Trump into political activism

Members of the country's fastest-growing minority group are running for federal office, dozens of them as Democratic candidates deliberately playing up their Asian roots against a president they say demonizes the immigrants who make America great. The candidates include former refugees from Vietnam and children ...

/ Mar 18, 2018

Putin on track for commanding win as Russians head to polls

Russians voted in a presidential election Sunday that was expected to give Vladimir Putin an easy victory, but his opponents alleged officials were compelling people to come to the polls so that a low turnout does not tarnish the win. Opinion polls give Putin, the ...