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Trump scandal threatens to derail Ukraine's anti-corruption efforts

Ukrainians are accustomed to powerful forces meddling in their judicial system, Anne Applebaum, a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and expert on central and Eastern Europe, tells The World's host, Marco Werman. But even as they find corruption foisted on them by their most important ally in Washington, DC, Ukrainians have remained determined to root out unethical practices in their own country.

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Iranians dealt serious blow in missile accident last month

Last month, Iran reported a serious accident at its missile development site, where they were believed to be developing solid-fueled rockets. Now, in the wake of what is believed to be an accident, and anyone who knows otherwise isn't talking, some are saying it may have been a serious setback for Iran.