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Abbas Alawieh, a spokesperson for the group Listen to Michigan, pictured at a coffee shop in Detroit, Mich., on Thursday. Sylvia Jarrus for NPR hide caption

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74-year-old Lenval Skiers at his home in Pan-African Village, in Asebu. Jude Lartey for NPR hide caption

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A new home for the African diaspora in Ghana stirs tensions

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Lytvynova stands near an apartment building in her Kyiv neighborhood that was damaged by multiple Russian strikes over the course of the war. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Russian President Vladimir Putin gets off a Tu-160M strategic bomber after a flight in Kazan, Russia, on Thursday. Dmitry Azarov/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP hide caption

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A woman places a piece of paper with words of grief for Alexei Navalny paying the last respect to him at the Memorial to Victims of Political Repression in St. Petersburg, Russia, on Saturday. Dmitri Lovetsky/AP hide caption

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Ibrahim Hassouna, 30, a Gaza social media influencer known as Kazanova, has the phrase "my mom" tattooed on his wrist in Arabic. Most of his family was killed in a Feb. 12 Israeli military operation to rescue hostages. Anas Baba/NPR hide caption

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A Gaza influencer built a following with feel-good videos. Now he mourns his family

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Clockwise from top left: lawyer Liudmyla Lysenko in Kyiv; restaurant co-owner Iryna Savchenko in Kramatorsk; tour guide Artem Vasyuta in Odesa; homemaker Nataliya Kucherenko in the Sumy region; obstetrician Iryna Kulbach in Dnipro; and architect Max Rozenfeld in Kharkiv. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Israeli soldiers sit on an artillery unit near the Israeli border with the Gaza Strip, in Netivot, Israel, Oct. 22. Amir Levy/Getty Images hide caption

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Russia's President Vladimir Putin gives an interview to Tucker Carlson at the Kremlin in Moscow. Gavril Grigorov/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Houthi fighters march during a rally of support for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and against the U.S. strikes on Yemen, outside Sanaa, on Jan. 22. AP hide caption

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China is mostly quiet on Houthi attacks in the Red Sea

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Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu (right) take part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Alexander Garden on Defender of the Fatherland Day, in Moscow, Friday. Sergey Guneev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo/AP hide caption

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Biden announces over 500 new sanctions for Russia's war in Ukraine and Navalny death

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This image released by the U.S. Department of Justice in an FBI affidavit filed in U.S. District Court, Alexandria, Va., shows what is described as Iranian-made warhead bound for Yemen's Houthi seized off a vessel in the Arabian Sea. Four foreign nationals were charged Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, with transporting suspected Iranian-made weapons on a vessel intercepted by U.S. naval forces. U.S. Department of Justice via AP hide caption

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A television screen shows President Volodymyr Zelensky's addressing Russians the day Russia invaded Ukraine February 24, 2022. Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Boredom Followed By Unexpected Tragedy: A Ukrainian Soldier's Life At War

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Brazilian soccer star Dani Alves sits during his trial in Barcelona, Spain, on Feb. 5, 2024. Alves has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a young woman in a Barcelona nightclub and has been sentenced Alves to 4 1/2 years in prison. D.Zorrakino/AP hide caption

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