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By The Numbers: Global Slaves, Marijuana Costs, Gamer's Income

By The Numbers: Global Slaves, Marijuana Costs, Gamer's Income

How many slaves are there around the world? What's the (government-set) price of marijuana in Uruguay? Can an online video game star be a millionaire? Take a tour of the news by the numbers...

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FOCUS: Russia-Ukraine War

Why It's Now Almost Impossible For Ukraine To Win The War

It’s hard to admit, but every day, the chance of a Ukrainian victory moves further away. Kyiv is running out of troops and equipment. The enemy is better prepared and has significant reinforcements at its disposal. It’s no surprise, then, that the talk among Western diplomats is of a truce.

Photo of a Ukrainian woman mourning her son in Irpin Cemetery

A Ukrainian woman mourning her son in Irpin Cemetery

Christoph B. Schiltz

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At the start of the year, Ukraine seemed optimistic about its prospects in the terrible war of Russian aggression that has been inflicted on the country for almost a year now.

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