August 01 Issue

On The Cover
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Being Vladimir

A day in the life inside the iron bubble of the West's public enemy number one

Putin's Lockerbie Moment

Putin's name and reputation have become inextricably linked to the tragedy of MH17, and his international standing is suffering
Big Shots
The World’s ER

The World’s ER

Gaza City—A Palestinian woman mourns at a hospital, still wearing clothes stained with the blood of relatives who medics say were wounded in Israeli shelling as the latest war between Israel and Hamas escalated. On July 25, Secretary of State John Kerry was dispatched to Cairo to “push for an immediate cessation of hostilities,” and President Barack Obama joined the United Nations in calling for a cease-fire. At least 25 Israeli soldiers and two civilians have died in a conflict that has also seen rockets fired at Tel Aviv and militants from Gaza tunneling into Israel.
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New World

ET Calling

Scientists are gathering information from massive radio telescopes to improve chances of tapping into extraterrestrial 'phone calls'