From Kiev to Kabul, the promise of prosperity is winning hearts and minds.
This background paper was created in preparation for the PeaceGame, a program co-hosted by Foreign Policy and the U.S. Institute of Peace on Dec. 9-10, 2013. For more information, please go to www.peace-game.com.
More than 1 million luckless Russians sacrificed their lives to achieve something no one else had done: force Hitler and Nazi Germany to retreat.
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Group H should be fairly routine for Belgium and Russia, who've been drawn alongside South Korea and Algeria. Belgium and Russia should be able to progress through to the knockout stages pretty comfortably, having been drawn alongside South Korea ...
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