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Obama's visit as seen on Russian tv

President Obama had a poor image among Russians before his visit to Moscow this week. His summit with Russia's leaders was a chance to change that. It's not clear he succeeded. Jessica Golloher looks at how Russian TV covered the President's visit.

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Geo answer

The Australian town of Bundanoon is the answer to today's Geo Quiz. This picturesque town in the mountains west of Sydney voted today to ban the sale of water in plastic bottles. Lisa Mullins speaks with environmental campaigner, Jon Dee, in Bundanoon.

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Global Hit: Oumou Sangare

Today's Global Hit shines a spotlight on Malian singer Oumou Sangare, currently on a North American tour promoting her latest album, ?Seya.? Anchor Lisa Mullins explains that Sangare is a superstar back home and a champion of women's rights.

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Global Hit

For today's Global Hit, we hear from Emmanuel Gardiner, whose family left Liberia for the United States after a coup in 1980. Among his most treasured possessions was Michael Jackson's album ?Off the Wall.?

Conflict & Justice

China's media strategy

Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Xiao Qiang director of the University of California, Berkeley's China Internet Project, about China's strategy for handling media coverage of the protests in western China.

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Geo Quiz Answer

Today's Geo Quiz asked you to name the country with the most nuclear fallout shelter space per citizen. The answer is Switzerland. Now tourists can get a taste of life inside one of these shelters in the form of the the Null Stern Hotel.

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British spy agency's Facebook blunder

Eyebrows raised when Shelley Sawers posted on Facebook photos of where she and her husband live and the names of relatives. Why? Lady Sawers is the wife of the head of MI6. Lisa Mullins talks with Sarah Lyall, London correspondent for the New York Times.

Conflict & Justice

Unrest in western China

Ethnic tensions and a government crackdown in western China have left more than 150 people dead and hundreds more injured. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on what led to the violence between ethnic Uighurs and Han Chinese in western China.