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Gregory Warner

Gregory Warner appears in the following:

How Rwanda's Only Ice Cream Shop Challenges Cultural Taboos

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Rwanda is a hot country, and people love dairy products. But the culture discourages public displays of need, including hunger. The women running the lone ice cream shop are trying to change that.

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Theater Group Gets Generations Talking About Rwandan Genocide

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The difference between a 27-year-old and a 23-year-old in Rwanda is vast. One witnessed the genocide as a child; the other only knows its effects.

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Remembering Rwandans Who Followed Their Conscience

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

"I would do it again and again and again," says one Hutu woman who defied orders and sheltered Tutsis during the 1994 genocide. Rwanda is beginning to recognize people who rescued those at risk.

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Rwanda Honors Dead, Celebrates Progress, 20 Years After Genocide

Monday, April 07, 2014

The brutality that began in Rwanda in April 1994 left 800,000 dead in just over three months. Some collapsed in grief as the country marked the anniversary of those dark days.

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Ceremonies Commemorate 20 Years Since Rwanda Genocide

Monday, April 07, 2014

The ethnic slaughter killed nearly a million people. The massacre was born of years of tension between the majority Hutu and minority Tutsi.

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How Abandonment In Rwandan Genocide Changed Peacekeepers' Role

Sunday, April 06, 2014

A key moment in the butchery occurred at the Ecole Technique Officielle. Thousands of Tutsis sheltering there were left to fight for survival after the school was abandoned by Belgian peacekeepers.

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20 Years Later, Rwanda Hopes To Be A 'Light For The World'

Sunday, April 06, 2014

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is working to transform the legacy of hatred, 20 years after the genocide. The new generation is being taught to find a common purpose in reconstructing Rwanda.

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What 'The Simpsons' Says About Ukraine's Language Divide

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Some Ukrainians insist the show is funnier when dubbed in Ukrainian rather than Russian. In the recent crisis in Ukraine, much has been made of the country's language divide.

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In Ukraine's Industrial Heart, An Economic Affinity With Russia

Friday, March 28, 2014

In Eastern Ukraine, the country's industrial heartland, many workers fear for their jobs if Ukraine joins the European Union.

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In A Divided Donetsk, Russians And Ukrainians Vie For Support

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Russia has launched a propaganda war in eastern Ukraine, where the pro-Russia message is catching on. In Donetsk, people are feeling pressure to choose between Russian and Ukrainian news sources.

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Focus On Ukraine's Crisis With Russia Moves Eastward

Monday, March 24, 2014

Russian troops have taken full control of the Crimea region. People in eastern Ukraine, the part closest to Russia, wonder if they're next.

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Without Orders, Ukrainian Troops Are Anchorless In Crimea

Friday, March 21, 2014

As Russia has consolidated its control over Crimea, the Ukrainian government in Kiev has sent mixed messages. Many troops on the ground are feeling increasingly abandoned, with no clear orders at all.

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Crimean Tatars Fear History May Repeat Itself

Thursday, March 20, 2014

As Russia's takeover of Crimea goes unchecked, the region's minority Muslim population is growing anxious. After a similar trauma not long ago, Crimean Tatars bear little trust toward Russian leaders.

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Russian Flags Fly Over Ukrainian Base — But Who Stormed It?

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Masked, pro-Russian forces have taken control of at least part of Ukraine's naval base in Crimea. No one was reported injured, but the Ukrainian commander was taken away by unidentified men.

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Deadly Violence Breaks Out At Crimean Military Base

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Several Ukrainian soldiers were shot, one fatally, when masked soldiers stormed a Ukrainian military base outside the Crimean capital, Simferopol.

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Putin Moves Foward With Plans To Annex Crimea

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Host David Greene speaks with NPR's Gregory Warner about Russian President Vladimir Putin's approval of a draft treaty to annex Crimea.

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Celebrations In Crimea — And Worries Among Troops Left Behind

Monday, March 17, 2014

Now that Crimea has voted to separate from Ukraine and join Russia, Ukrainian troops still stationed on the peninsula have become even less secure.

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Crimeans Vote To Leave Ukraine, Join Russia

Monday, March 17, 2014

Crimeans voted overwhelmingly on Sunday to leave Ukraine and join Russia. Morning Edition checks in with NPR's Gregory Warner in Simferopol and Eleanor Beardsley in Kiev for the latest.

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In Crimea, Those Who Refuse To Vote Are Making Dumplings

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Varenyky are Ukranian dumplings stuffed with fruit or potatoes and topped with sour cream. Today, they became a symbol of political protest.

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Crimeans Ready For Vote On Joining Russia

Friday, March 14, 2014

Residents of the Crimea region vote Sunday on whether to join Russia. The region is controlled by pro-Russian forces, and the Ukrainian government in Kiev has declared the referendum illegal.

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