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Global 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.

Global Politics

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.

Arts, Culture & Media

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.

Global Politics

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.