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Eastern Europe

Chernobyl Survivor Shares Story, Advice for Japan

Former Chernobyl liquidator Natalia Manzurova experienced the devastating effects of nuclear power firsthand at the site of the worst nuclear accident in history.

Blood Relations

The families of suspected Islamist guerrillas in the North Caucasus have always faced harassment from Russian security forces. Now a shadowy vigilante group has started targeting them as well.

Sword or Samovar

Though media attention is scarce, a guerrilla war taking place across the North Caucasus has ramped up. Killings are commonplace as Russia fights to retain control over the Islamist insurgency.