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Global Politics

Continuing crisis in the Caucasus

The United States is stepping up its criticism of Russia's military intervention in Georgia, and President Bush today accused Moscow today of bullying and intimidation. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Natalya Antelava in Tbilisi.

Global Politics

NATO soul-searching

NATO is under pressure to respond to Russia's recent actions in Georgia, but commitments in Afghanistan and turmoil in the financial world mean there isn't much new money for defense. The World's Laura Lynch reports.

Global Politics

Russian-Ukraine fuel dispute

The heat is back on in Ukraine. Residents there were without gas for nearly three weeks after Russia turned off the taps to the Ukraine in a dispute over pricing. The World's Gerry Hadden tells us a agreement has now been reached.

Health & Medicine

Tight quarters

Today in Moscow six astronauts were shut up in a capsule that will remain closed for 100 days. It's part of an experiment to find out how they might cope on the journey to and from the planet Mars. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from New York Times reporter, Michael Schwirtz.

Conflict & Justice

Russian activist murdered

Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with Allison Gill of Human Rights Watch in Russia, about yesterday's murder of Russian human rights activist, Natalya Estemirova. Estemirova was abducted yesterday near her home in Chechnya's capital Grozny and later found dead.