Backers of imprisoned oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky at the Crossroads of the World to mark eight years since his arrest and imprisonment in Russia.
Place: Beyond New York
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The Central Asian state has put new restrictions on cellular phone use and has increased surveillance of political activists, apparently trying to head off the kind of uprisings seen in the Middle East.
Polish Consul General Ewa Junczyk-Ziomecka still shudders at recalling the plane crash that killed her country's president and most of his cabinet last year.
Filipino Ambassador Libran Cabactulan is working to protect his countrymen living in the strife-torn Middle East.
The Marshall Islands, one of the world's smallest nations, is trying to become one of the leading voices in the global debate on climate change.