Putin’s Growing Appetite for Expansionism: VICE News Capsule, March 19

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Russia signs integration treaty with Georgian breakaway region, Syrian authorities retrieve looted antiquities, how mobile phones are helping young Kenyan students, and a study will have you thinking twice about living alone. ​RUSSIA Concern over Treaty Signed with Georgian Breakaway Region The EU, NATO, and U.S. have rejected Vladimir Putin’s integration deal, which Georgia described as “destructive” and “a step toward annexation.” SYRIA More than 120 Stolen Artifacts Returned to Museum Around 1,500 pieces have been looted and hundreds of historical buildings and sites damaged in the country’s ongoing civil war. KENYA Mobile Phone Technology Improves Grades and Cuts Costs The service gives students access to course lessons and quizzes without breaking the bank. HEALTH Study Warns of the Destructive Impact of Loneliness Researchers from Brigham Young University say solitude will shorten your life span. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos

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Putin’s Growing Appetite for Expansionism: VICE News Capsule, March 19

The VICE News Capsule is a news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Russia signs integration treaty with Georgian breakaway region, Syrian authorities retrieve looted antiquities, how mobile phones are helping young Kenyan students, and a study will have you thinking twice about living alone. ​RUSSIA Concern over Treaty Signed with Georgian Breakaway Region The EU, NATO, and U.S. have rejected Vladimir Putin’s integration deal, which Georgia described as “destructive” and “a step toward annexation.” SYRIA More than 120 Stolen Artifacts Returned to Museum Around 1,500 pieces have been looted and hundreds of historical buildings and sites damaged in the country’s ongoing civil war. KENYA Mobile Phone Technology Improves Grades and Cuts Costs The service gives students access to course lessons and quizzes without breaking the bank. HEALTH Study Warns of the Destructive Impact of Loneliness Researchers from Brigham Young University say solitude will shorten your life span. Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com Follow VICE News here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideos

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