Ari Shapiro

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Warsaw mayor pleads for a strategic plan as city continues to welcome refugees

Friday, May 20, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the mayor of Warsaw, Poland, about how his city is managing the influx of Ukrainian refugees. He says Warsaw's population went up by 15% since the outset of the conflict.

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Millions of Ukrainians are arriving to a battle over abortion rights in Poland

Friday, May 20, 2022

Ukraine has very liberal abortion laws. In Poland, it is almost entirely illegal. Millions of Ukrainians discovered this when they fled the war in their home country and crossed the Polish border.

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Millions rushed to leave Ukraine. Now the queue to return home stretches for miles

Friday, May 20, 2022

If you want to get into Ukraine by vehicle, you might have to wait hours at the Medyka border, where people sit in a line of cars that stretches for miles and takes hours to move.

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A visit to one of the busiest border crossings between Ukraine and Poland

Thursday, May 19, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro spends a day at the Medyka border crossing to see how the flow of refugees has changed over the nearly three months since Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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They escaped the war in Ukraine. Then they faced fresh trouble in Poland

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Millions of people have fled Ukraine since the war started, but not all are Ukrainian. And some citizens of African countries have found that the doors of Europe are much less open to them.

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African students who fled to Poland from Ukraine are waiting in limbo

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

More than 6 million people have fled Ukraine since Russia invaded. Not all of them are Ukrainian. Some citizens of African countries have found that the doors of Europe are much less open to them.

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How the war in Ukraine 'changed everything' for a generation of young Poles

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Lilia Nguyen's perception of everything around her changed when she went to the border to help Ukrainian refugees shortly after the war began. The change has been felt by other young Poles.

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Polish young adults talk about the war in Ukraine's impact on their generation

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Polish young adults about how the war in Ukraine and the influx of refugees is affecting their country.

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A Ukrainian refugee is still teaching her students, who are spread around the world

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Ukrainian refugee Daria Bietschasna about what life is like some two months after she fled Ukraine.

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This school takes kids from the most traumatized parts of Ukraine — and offers hope

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Teachers in Warsaw work to address student-held trauma in classrooms after the Polish school system absorbed tens of thousands of Ukrainian refugee students.

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International Rescue Committee head on Ukrainian refugee crisis and what we can learn

Monday, May 16, 2022

More people are now crossing the border into Ukraine than are fleeing the war. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with the head of the International Rescue Committee about the Ukrainian refugee crisis.

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How a school in Warsaw is educating kids of Ukrainian families who fled to Poland

Monday, May 16, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro reports from Warsaw on how Ukrainian children are being educated in Poland.

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A Ukrainian singer finds his voice on the streets of Warsaw, Poland

Friday, May 13, 2022

Roman Panchenko moved to Poland from Chernihiv a few years ago and was afraid of singing in the streets. But now, after the war started, he sings Ukrainian songs in a Warsaw plaza to help his country.

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This musician helps homesick Ukrainians feel a little more at home in Poland

Friday, May 13, 2022

Ukrainian musician Roman Panchenko spends his days singing to crowds at Warsaw's Castle Square. It's an act of protest and solidarity on behalf of his home country.

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Genetic testing is becoming more accessible — and it's raising difficult questions

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with two bioethicists about the ethics of and access to genetic testing, and the power of knowing one's genetic makeup.

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How genetic testing led a food lover to live without a stomach

Monday, May 09, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Boise State Public Radio's Sasa Woodruff about her experience with genetic testing and how she chose to live without a stomach as a result.

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The acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine is preparing for 2 big transitions

Friday, May 06, 2022

The U.S. embassy is about to return to Kyiv, after evacuating to Poland early in the war. Also, President Biden has nominated a veteran diplomat to fill the post that has been vacant for three years.

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2 wildfires in New Mexico have merged into 1. And the weekend is bringing high winds

Friday, May 06, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with New Mexico's Gov. Luhan Grisham talks about a recent wildfire burning east of Santa Fe right now — the second-biggest in New Mexico's recorded history.

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Premature American twins rescued from Ukraine become stuck in bureaucratic limbo

Wednesday, May 04, 2022

For two parents from Chicago, getting their newborn twins safely out of Ukraine was difficult. Two months later, extracting them from Poland's bureaucracy has turned out to be even more arduous.

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Retired colonel on the rise of javelin missiles, as Biden seeks to aid Ukraine

Tuesday, May 03, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Mark Cancian, a former Marine colonel and expert on military procurement, about Biden's request to Congress for billions of dollars to buy javelin missiles to aid Ukraine.

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