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He's been sampled in dance tracks and he's recorded an introduction to Peter and the Wolf. But former Soviet premier Mikhail Gorbachev has never sung on an album. Until now. The World's Marco Werman tells us about Gorbachev's CD for his late wife Raisa.

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McDonald's marks 20 years in Russia

Twenty years ago, Ukraine was still part of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev was still in power. The Berlin wall had come down. A bright new sign came to Moscow; McDonald's Golden Arches. That was 20 years ago this week. Analyst Masha Lipman reports.

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Terrorism in Russia

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Sarah Mendelson, senior fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies' Russia and Eurasia Program in Washington, about today's bomb blasts in Moscow and the issue of terrorism within Russia.

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Remembering Samantha Smith

25 years ago today, Samantha Smith died with her father in a plane crash. When she was 10, Samantha made international headlines when she wrote to Yuri Andropov and he wrote back. Anchor Marco Werman recalls the story with the BBC's Lina Rosovskaya.