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Understanding Putin-isms

What does outgoing president Vladimir Putin mean when he says that "A man should teach his own wife how to make cabbage soup"? Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with translator and interpreter Michele Berdy to find out

Global Politics

Geo answer

Today's Geo Quiz asks for the names of 3 countries who were among the first to pass laws making voting mandatory. The three countries we had in mind are Belgium, Argentina and Australia.

Science, Tech & Environment

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the southernmost island of the North Land archipelago. The answer is Bolshevik Island. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with US Navy Captain Alfred McLaren, who conducted a secret mapping mission around the island in 1970. McLaren's new book is called, "Unknown Waters."

Global Politics

Russians on film

The World's Alex Gallafent reports that Hollywood refuses to give up on Russian villains; film makers looked for new villains after the Cold War ended but now it's clear that Hollywood's fascination with Russian villains is not over.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer: fifty miles

Fifty miles. That's about the distance separating the United States and Russia. And it's the answer to today's Geo Quiz. The World's David Leveille takes a look at an old proposal to link Siberia and mainland Alaska by tunnel.