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President's Party Fares Poorly in Ukraine Elections

Yulia Tymoshenko speaks Monday at her campaign headquarters. Her bloc is taking second place in the vote-counting of  Sunday’s parliamentary elections.
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Yulia Tymoshenko speaks Monday at her campaign headquarters. Her bloc is taking second place in the vote-counting of Sunday’s parliamentary elections.

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Gregory Feifer
Gregory Feifer reports for NPR from Moscow, covering Russia's resurgence under President Vladimir Putin and the country's transition to the post-Putin era. He files from other former Soviet republics and across Russia, where he's observed the effects of the country's vast new oil wealth on an increasingly nationalistic society as well as Moscow's rekindling of a new Cold War-style opposition to the West.