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The Kosovo parallel

Russia compares its recognition of Georgia's two breakaway regions with Western recognition of Kosovo. The World's Katy Clark examines the parallels.

Politics

Russia versus the West

Russia continues to defend its actions in the former Soviet state of Georgia. Meanwhile international condemnation mounted over Russia's recognition of Georgia's breakaway regions of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

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Russian media vs the West

The Russian media has been publishing some very strong words and images in an attempt to show that Russia doesn't need the West. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to the BBC's Steve Rosenberg in Moscow.

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Russia-Georgia conflict

The leaders of the European Union say they will postpone renewing an important economic and political agreement with Russia because of its actions in Georgia. The World's Gerry Hadden says concern about a cut off of Russian oil and gas affected the EU.

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Global Hit Fairuz

Many listeners wrote in after last week's conversation with singer Angelique Kidjo about music on her iPod. One song stood out for listeners as a memory from their past, but it had a different title. The World's Marco Werman tries to crack the case.

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Cheney reassures Ukraine

Vice President Dick Cheney today met with leaders in Ukraine, one of the former Soviet states worried about Russia's recent military actions. Cheney said the United States is committed to Ukraine's security and freedom.