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Geopolitical Calendar: Week of Oct. 20, 2014

Observations from the Eurasian Borderlands

Georgia and Kyrgyzstan: Similar Countries, Worlds Apart

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (bottom L), Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L), French President Francois Hollande (3rd R) and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko (R) attend a meeting on Oct. 17, 2014 in Milan. (GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ukraine and Russia Move Closer to an Interim Natural Gas Deal