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March 26, 2018

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The Russian flag is seen through barbed wire as it flies on the roof of the Russian embassy in Kiev, Ukraine, March 26, 2018.

The Russian flag is seen through barbed wire as it flies on the roof of the Russian embassy in Kiev, Ukraine, March 26, 2018.

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Egypt's revolutionaries grieve ahead of Sisi re-election

This week, Egypt will hold a presidential election, but observers believe the process is a charade. The only viable opposition candidates have been jailed, deported or silenced. And the only other candidate on the ballot, Moussa Mostafa Moussa, is actually a backer of Sisi, and has said he hopes the incumbent wins.