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Airbnb to drop all listings in Communist China

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Airbnb is ending its listing in China as of July 30 the company announced Tuesday. It will cease all domestic rentals and remove all listings in part because of continuing Covid lockdowns. ...

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Leonid Kravchuk, Independent Ukraine’s first president, dies

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Leonid Kravchuk, Ukraine’s first president after breaking away from the Soviet Union, has died at 88 Ukrainian officials announced on Wednesday. Kravchuk may be most remembered for signing a 1994 agreement with ...

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“We can’t just sit here.” How Russian Americans are helping Ukrainians

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In Alaska, A Russian-Speaking Church Becomes A Hub For Helping Ukrainians. An elevated cross reaches toward the blue sky at a nondescript corner of Alaska’s largest city. Viewed from the right vantage ...

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Airbnb ends operations in Russia, Belarus

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Four weeks after it initially said it would suspend operations in Russia, Airbnb has made good on its promise. Reservations starting on or after April 4 have been canceled, the company says ...

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Demands that Biden ban Russian oil find rare unity in Washington

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The Biden administration continues to refuse calls to ban Russian oil imports. That could soon change. The demands are coming fast and furious and have been a rare point of unity between ...

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Discovered this year, 1200 Holocaust victims laid to rest

More than 1,200 Holocaust victims were laid to rest on Wednesday, May 22, in Belarus after their remains were discovered earlier this year in a Nazi-era mass grave under a construction site. Construction workers stumbled upon ...

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