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Khodorkovsky in New York: Promoting a New Platform for Change in Russia

Mikhail Khodorkovksy, the former oil tycoon imprisoned for a decade under President Vladimir Putin, has returned to Russia’s political scene with renewed vigor. Over the past couple of weeks, in a series of meetings and interviews in New York and Washington, Khodorkovsky has promoted a revival of Open Russia.

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Mayoral Agencies Get Low Grades on Hiring Women and Minorities

Two-thirds of New York City mayoral agencies were graded “D” or “F” for their lack of success in hiring minorities and women-owned businesses, in a report card system unveiled on Wednesday by Comptroller Scott Stringer.

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Creole, Haiti’s Mother Tongue, Brings People Back to Their Roots

Creole lessons empower the Haitian diaspora in the small Two Moon Art and House Cafe in Brooklyn by the founder of the Haitian Creole Language Institute of New York, Wynnie Lamour.

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Councilman Helps Recruit for Driving Jobs in the Bronx

On an overcast Wednesday morning, down the street from the Gun Hill housing projects, Councilman Andy King was offering something very different from his neighbors, the check cashing store and the pawn shop – he was offering jobs.

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Transit Museum Digs Up Time Capsule, Finds Next to Nothing

After 64 years, the New York Transit Museum dug up a box buried outside the former New York City Transit Authority headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn, only to find that its contents had been ravaged by the elements.

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Modi´s Madison Square Garden Visit Draws Opposition

Outside Madison Square Garden on Sunday supporters and protestors from the Indian American community argued about whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a Hindu hero or an international villain.

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A Rock Star Welcome From the Indian Diaspora

Shouts of “Long live mother India!” rang through Madison Square Garden on Sunday, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by thousands on his first official visit to the U.S.

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One City, Many Cultures

Global City NYC reporters explore religious, culinary and cultural traditions in the city’s ethnic neighborhoods — with a couple of side trips abroad, to Haiti and India.

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Coming To America

New York City is an ethnic mosaic, the adopted home to newcomers from around the world. Global City NYC reporters tell the stories of how a few of these New Yorkers immigrated to America.

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Katka Reszke and Slawomir Grünberg at work.

A Polish-Jewish Love Story

A couple is brought together by their passion for telling the stories of Polish communities persecuted by repressive government.

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