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Rival Factions Battle for Control in Eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW — Dozens of armed men occupied the center of the city of Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, blocking the entrances to several government buildings during an standoff between two top officials in the Russian-backed separatist enclave. Armored vehicles ...

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U.K. Finance Minister Seeks to Placate Angry Young Voters

With a potentially perilous exit from the European Union looming, many Britons face a squeeze on living standards, but for one group, it may prove particularly tough. Without changes, younger Britons risk becoming less prosperous than their parents’ generation for ...

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7 In-Depth Articles Tracing Ratko Mladic’s Downfall

His victims call him the Butcher of Bosnia. His defenders say he was a nationalist trying to defend his people as Yugoslavia collapsed. Ratko Mladic, the former Bosnian Serb general, was convicted of war crimes on Wednesday over the slaughter ...

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In a Small Italian City, Generations of Jewelry

Advertisement LUCCA, Italy — On a narrow cobbled thoroughfare in this small Tuscan city, one shop’s windows glimmer with jewelry created over centuries. Gioielleria Carli, founded in 1655, promotes itself as Italy’s oldest jewelry store. Hanging from its rib-vaulted ceilings, ...

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Five Places to Shop in San Sebastián, Spain

Five Places to Shop in San Sebastián, Spain

Advertisement Travel Supported by Five Places to Shop in San Sebastián, Spain ImageKañabikaña is a year-old beer shop in Gros, a welcoming neighborhood in the Basque city of San Sebastián.CreditMarkel Redondo for The New York Times San Sebastián is a ...

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