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EU Suspects Russians Influencing Migrant Route Shifts

“EU Suspects Russian Agenda in Migrants’ Shifting Arctic Route,” by Andrew Higgins for the New York Times: So many decrepit Soviet-era cars carried migrants into Europe from this frozen Russian town in recent months that border officials in Finland, who … Continue reading

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Norway Begins Deporting Migrants to Russia

“Norway begins deportations to Russia,” from the BBC: Norway has sent 13 migrants back to Russia under new rules expected to see thousands deported by bus, reports say. About 5,500 people are due to be transported from Norway to Russia. … Continue reading

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Syrian Refugee Crises Worsens After Russia’s Airstrikes

“Russian Airstrikes and Rising Violence Raise Fears of New Syrian Refugee Crises,” by Kareem Fahim and Maher Samaan for the New York Times: A tenuous truce in the Syrian countryside north of the city of Homs was shattered this month … Continue reading

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U.S. Announces It Will Increase Refugee Admissions to 100,000 in 2017

“U.S. to Increase Admission of Refugees to 100,000 in 2017, Kerry Says,” Michael R. Gordon for the New York Times: The Obama administration will increase the number of refugees the United States is willing to accept in 2017 to 100,000, … Continue reading

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