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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko lays flowers on the coffin containing the body of journalist Pavel Sheremet, who was killed by a car bomb, during a memorial service in Kyiv on July 22.

Thousands Stand In Line To Mourn Slain Journalist Pavel Sheremet In Kyiv

Thousands of mourners strode in a solemn procession through Kyiv’s Ukrainian House on July 22 to honor journalist Pavel Sheremet, who was killed in a car bombing that has shaken Ukraine’s media community and sent shock waves into Russia and Belarus. More

The Daily Vertical: Two Good Men (Transcript)

Last year, we lost Boris Nemtsov. Yesterday, we lost Pavel Sheremet. More

Video Prominent Belarusian-Born Journalist Pavel Sheremet Killed In Kyiv Car Blast

Pavel Sheremet, an award-winning journalist whose reporting challenged the authorities in Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine over the past two decades, was killed on July 20 when the car he was driving was destroyed by a bomb in downtown Kyiv. More

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Desperate Chechen Refugees Crowd Belarus Border Town With Dream Of Reaching EU

In the midst of a frightening crackdown in Russia’s Chechnya, hundreds of Chechens have cut their ties with the republic and headed to the Belarus border town of Brest -- in the slim hopes of getting refugee status in Poland.
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Small Change: After Two Decades, Belarus Brings Back Its Coins

Belarus hopes its currency makeover will help curb inflation, but Minsk's record invites doubt as to whether it's anything more than cosmetic.
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Eastern Angst: Brexit Vote Sends Jitters Through Countries On EU's Fringe

As Europe grapples with Britain's decision to leave the EU, the bloc's eastern partners are weighing the implications of a Brexit for their own countries.
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Flood Of Weapons Makes Eastern Ukraine Ripe For Arms Trade

The arrest in Ukraine of an alleged French nationalist with a cache of weapons has raised fears the conflict-wracked east of the country has become an arms bazaar for would-be terrorists abroad.
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