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Russia’s Central Bank takes control of Otkritie

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Central Bank chief, Elvira Nabiullina, has spent the past three years working to reform Russia’s banking system. Last month, the Central Bank took over 75 percent of the country’s largest private lender, Otkritie. IRP Fellow Elizaveta Osetinskaya explores the story for The Moscow Times.

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Truck drivers forced into debt by trucking companies

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Trucking companies have shorted drivers out of fair pay, forcing them into debt and threatening them into working longer hours, according to a USA TODAY Network investigation by UC Berkeley journalism alumni Brett Murphy, who began his reporting on the story as a student at the IRP.

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Coming home to a Trump town

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IRP’s Abbie VanSickle returns to her hometown of Delphi, Indiana to understand Trump’s appeal in this piece for the Huffington Post.

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A deadly question

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In this story for The Atlantic, the IRP’s Abbie VanSickle reports on juries asked to decide the future danger of a person to sentence them to death.

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A hidden danger

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In this two-part multimedia piece for The Virginian Pilot (Italics), the IRP’s Mike Hixenbaugh, Jason Paladino and Zachary Stauffer continue their investigation into the state of our military’s equipment. They travel to Bahrain to look at our aging minesweeping fleet and ask why the Marines’ workhorse helicopter was allowed to slowly fall into disrepair. Part 1 Part 2

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