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Kristin Deasy is a GlobalPost breaking news writer. Before joining the GlobalPost team, she worked as a correspondent for the Prague-based Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, a US-funded organization that broadcasts into countries that lack a fully free press. Her work has also appeared in World Affairs magazine, the Prague Post, Egypt's Al Masry al-Youm, and others. She currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.