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Russian President Meets with Austrian Leaders

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Earlier this week, Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Austria to meet with government and business leaders to discuss European Union (EU) sanctions on Russia. The sanctions were a response to the annexation of Crimea by the Russian government for years ago (Reuters 1). While the sanctions contributed to the two-year recession in Russia, the […]

Austria and Hungary Implement Border Checks in Response to Refugee Deaths

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Over the weekend, Austrian and Hungarian authorities arrested five people smugglers allegedly responsible for the deaths of 71 people, including eight women and four children (BBC). Officials suspect the 71 people suffocated in a food truck on the border between Austria and Hungary after being abandoned by the people they had paid for passage to […]