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16 July 2018

Stories from 16 July 2018

Are the people from the former Yugoslavia pleased with Croatia's success in the World Cup? Yes.

Croatia's success in the 2018 World Cup inspired numerous fans from all across the Balkans -- defying the historic ethnic-hatred between neighboring nations.

World Cup out, pension reform protests in: Russia's economic woes take the front seat again

RuNet Echo

"Football is just a ball, a game. Pensions and taxes are our life. While you're playing with the ball, the thief is emptying your pockets… Keep playing the ball."

Are these the last Dropka yak herders in Sikkim?

A community in the northern Indian state of Sikkim experiences challenges which threaten the existence of its traditional occupation of yak herding.