El Salvador becomes first country to approve bitcoin as a legal currency. And, US President Joe Biden begins the first overseas trip of his term in the UK, hoping to repair relations with Europe. Also, Nicaragua's National Police continues arrests of potential challengers for the upcoming November presidential elections.
With summer break coming to an end, schools across Europe are reopening. Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has sacked the commander of his country’s troops in Yemen. And Paul Rusesabagina, who helped hundreds of his countrymen survive the Rwandan genocide, was arrested on terror-related offenses.
Set in Moscow, Yerevan, and Paris, "The Structure is Rotten, Comrade" is a graphic novel that follows an architect bent on destroying the collective memory of a city. Host Carol Hills speaks with author Viken Berberian about what inspired the book.
If you’re among those who feel press coverage of Russia has an unhealthy fascination with all things Vladimir Putin, then enter artist Victoria Lomasko’s “Other Russias” to the rescue. Lomasko is out to capture Russian stories that most of us never see.
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