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Corey Flintoff

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After Eastern Ukrainian Steel Magnate Flexes Muscle, Barricades Fall

Friday, May 16, 2014

Barricades in the eastern Ukrainian town of Mariupol have been dismantled, following a deal between separatist leaders, police and steelworkers from the city's biggest steel mill.

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After Referendum In Eastern Ukraine, Different Visions Emerge

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Residents of eastern Ukraine are trying to figure out what happens next, now that pro-Russian separatists have claimed independence. But there's even disagreement over what's feasible.

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In Two Eastern Ukraine Provinces, Bold Steps Toward Independence

Monday, May 12, 2014

Two regions of eastern Ukraine, Donetsk and Luhansk, voted Sunday on referendums for self-rule. Separatists in Donetsk announced overwhelming support for independence.

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U.S. Won't Recognize Eastern Ukraine Vote On Independence

Monday, May 12, 2014

Residents of two regions of eastern Ukraine wrapped up voting on Sunday in a controversial referendum over independence from the central government in Kiev. The vote has been rejected as illegitimate.

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Rocket Wars: Will A Suit By SpaceX Get Off The Ground?

Monday, May 12, 2014

The California-based maker of the Falcon 9 is hoping to break up a monopoly on the launch market for national security satellites.

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Kinder Words From Putin, But They Come With A Cost

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he is pulling his forces back from Ukraine's border. He also is calling on separatists in eastern Ukraine to postpone a referendum planned for Sunday. This news might be a breakthrough — or just a head fake.

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Putin's Internet Plan Requires 'Sharing' With Security Services

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

A new legal measure will place a host of restrictions on Internet companies and users. One provision will require bloggers to register with the government if they get more than 3,000 hits a day.

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The Pizza Connection: Fighting The Mafia Through Food

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

In the first installment of the new season of Hidden Kitchens, The Kitchen Sisters explore how Sicilians are reclaiming farmland and providing Mafia-free jobs in a region gripped by corruption.

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Russia Condemns Ukraine With Comparisons To Nazis

Saturday, May 03, 2014

Russia is calling the the Ukrainian military action a "punitive operation," language that was previously employed for Nazi atrocities carried out in World War II.

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Outrage Out Of Moscow As News Of Ukrainian Offensive Spreads

Friday, May 02, 2014

Moscow has accused the U.S. and EU of destroying hopes for peace in eastern Ukraine by supporting the interim government's attempts to retake towns occupied by pro-Russia militants.

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Heated Words, And Mild Relief, In Russia's Response To New Sanctions

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Russia reacted angrily to new EU and U.S. sanctions, which were imposed in response to Russian interference in Ukraine. Russia's deputy foreign minister vowed to deliver a "painful" response.

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How Much Will New U.S. Sanctions Affect Russia?

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

On Monday, President Obama announced the latest measures aimed at punishing Russia for its links to violence in eastern Ukraine. Russia accuses the U.S. of "Cold War tactics."

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What Russia Might Gain From A Decentralized Ukraine

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Moscow is demanding that Kiev's new constitution give so much autonomy to its diverse regions — particularly the Russian-speaking ones — that they could even conduct their own foreign policy.

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Does Russia Have The Military To Take Ukraine?

Friday, April 25, 2014

Some analysts say Russia would have to act soon, while its overall military readiness is fairly good. But despite strides in improving the military, Russia still has a shortage of combat-ready troops.

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Ukraine Dominates Putin's Yearly Call-In TV Show

Friday, April 18, 2014

President Putin was asked whether Russia planned to invade Ukraine. Putin said he hoped he didn't have to, but reserved the right to do so if he felt he needed to protect Russian interests there.

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On Russian Call-in Show, Putin Maintains Hard Line Against West

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he hopes he won't have to move troops into Ukraine to protect the local Russian-speaking population, but he reserves the right to do so.

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Russian Media Accused Of Using Propaganda In Ukraine Reporting

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The coverage of the crisis in Ukraine portrays the government in Kiev as neo-Nazis who seized power in a violent coup. That narrative has had a powerful impact on the way Russians perceive the crisis.

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Ukraine Looks Starkly Different On Russian TV — How Can This Be?

Monday, April 14, 2014

Amid the Ukrainian crisis, Russia's state-run media has consistently covered the turmoil in terms unlike those used by Western media. NPR's Corey Flintoff reports from Moscow on the information war.

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Why Chocolate Is A Bargaining Chip In The Ukraine-Russia Conflict

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Russia banned chocolate made by the leading Ukrainian presidential candidate at a time when political tensions are high between the countries. And we wanted to know: Is the chocolate any good?

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Moscow's Ukraine Looks Different From The One Seen By The West

Friday, March 07, 2014

Russian politicians are all voicing the same narrative: Ukraine's legitimate government was overthrown by neo-Nazis, while the armed men in Crimea are not Russian troops but local self-defense groups.

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