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    Along Russia’s ‘Road of Bones,’ Relics of Suffering and Despair

    The Kolyma Highway in the Russian Far East once delivered tens of thousands of prisoners to the work camps of Stalin’s gulag. The ruins of that cruel era are still visible today.

    U.S. and Russia Appear to Edge Toward Extension of Nuclear Treaty

    Russia proposed that the two countries make a “political obligation” to freeze their existing arsenals of warheads for one year.

    Russia Rejects Calls for Investigation of Navalny Poisoning

    The Kremlin’s spokesman said there was no need to investigate because it had not yet been proven that the opposition leader was poisoned.

    Russia Approves Coronavirus Vaccine Before Completing Tests

    The country’s regulators became the first in the world to approve a possible vaccine against the virus, despite warnings from the global authorities against cutting corners.
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Virus Siphons $2.5 Billion in N.Y.C. Property Tax Revenue

    The value of office buildings and hotel properties, which have all but emptied out since the pandemic began, is expected to take a nosedive.

    ¿Cómo será el coronavirus en el futuro?

    Los científicos predicen que, cuando la inmunidad en adultos sea extendida, el mortífero virus llegará a ser parecido al resfriado común.

    A Global Tour of a Record-Hot Year

    Data issued Thursday by NASA confirmed that 2020 has effectively tied the hottest year on record. That means the last seven years have been...

    Consumer Groups Target Amazon Prime’s Cancellation Process

    A Norwegian group filed a complaint with regulators, saying Amazon had deliberately made it difficult to end memberships to its Prime service. Groups in...

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    Lynn Gray, Who Fought for Youths Left Behind, Dies at 78

    Mr. Gray started or worked on programs designed to give young people a decent education in a troubled school system. He died of complications...