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Russian dolls bailout

Jessica Goloher reports from Moscow on the Russian government's promise to bail out one of its iconic but troubled industries. Sales of the colorful wooden nesting dolls known as 'Matrioshka,' are plummeting, and their makers are looking for support.

Conflict & Justice

The BBC's Persian channel

The Iranian government has clamped down on foreign media coverage. But it's particularly targeting the BBC's new Persian language TV channel. The World's Laura Lynch looks at why the satellite station is so influential.

Lifestyle & Belief

Love and marriage in Russia

Families are declining in Russia. And the Kremlin is taking action. The government plans to boost the number of large families by giving parents cash incentives to have more kids. But Reporter Jessica Golloher says women in Moscow aren't interested.

Global Politics

China's stimulus plan

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on how foreign companies are concerned that China is pushing Chinese consumers to buy Chinese made products as part of its economic stimulus plans.