Ari Shapiro

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Britain's Right-Wing Party Make Gains In EU Parliament Election

Friday, May 23, 2014

British voters went to the polls Thursday in European and local elections. The vote is key for the UK Independence Party, whose anti-Europe and anti-immigration views struck a chord with some Britons.

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Hero Or Villain? Historical Ukrainian Figure Symbolizes Today's Feud

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

More than a half-century after his death, Stepan Bandera is a deeply divisive figure in the current battle. Ukrainian nationalists put up posters of him while pro-Russian separatists burn his effigy.

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Corruption In Ukraine Robs HIV Patients Of Crucial Medicine

Friday, May 16, 2014

Because of corruption involving medical officials, the government and middlemen, only half the people with HIV get medicine. One man lost his wife while they were both on a waiting list for treatment.

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U.S. Spinmeisters Gear Up For Big Election ... Britain's Election

Friday, May 09, 2014

Britain has a national election next year, and both leading parties have hired U.S. campaign advisers who played prominent roles in President Obama's victories.

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In Ukraine's Corridors Of Power, An Effort To Toss Out The Old

Wednesday, May 07, 2014

Ukraine's attempt at "lustration" isn't a case of bad translation. It's a political process aimed at rooting out those tainted by the old regime or corruption. But will it work?

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Max Planck Goes To Florida, Invites Brain Scientists To Join

Monday, May 05, 2014

Germany's famous Max Planck Society has opened a brain research institute in Jupiter, Fla. It's another move in the international competition to attract the best brain researchers.

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Sinn Fein Leader's Questioning Dredges Memories Of 'Troubles'

Monday, May 05, 2014

Gerry Adams, a leader of Sinn Fein, was questioned in Northern Ireland in connection with an infamous murder 42 years ago. The investigation threatens to impact the fragile peace agreement there.

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6 Things I Saw In Eastern Ukraine

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Join NPR's London Correspondent Ari Shapiro Monday, April 21, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time, for a live Facebook chat about his reporting in Ukraine.

I arrived in Kiev a little more than two weeks ago, planning to report a series of features on the echoes ...

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Leaflets Given To Donetsk Jews Made Waves Worldwide, But Not In Donetsk

Friday, April 18, 2014

The story of fliers ordering Jews to register with the separatists stoked fears of anti-Semitism. But Jews in the Ukrainian town say the orders aren't real and were intended as political provocation.

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Opposing Protests Pull Eastern Ukraine In Two Directions

Thursday, April 17, 2014

In eastern Ukraine, demonstrators supporting a unified Ukraine are rallying just blocks from where pro-Russian militants are occupying a government building.

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Ukrainian Tanks Roll In — But Above Them Russian Flags Fly

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.

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Tank Movement Increases Tensions In Eastern Ukraine

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Several Ukrainian tanks are on the move in some eastern cities, according to reports Wednesday morning. Some of the armored personnel carriers are flying Russian flags.

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Ukraine's Army Launches Campaign Against Eastern Militants

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Ukraine's army began a "special operation" in the east of the country Tuesday, moving against pro-Russian militants who are occupying government offices across the region.

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Ukraine Military Begins To Move Against Pro-Russian Separatists

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The acting Ukrainian president says his military is advancing against pro-Russian separatists who took over government buildings in eastern Ukraine. The separatists didn't comply with an ultimatum.

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Ukrainian Jews Celebrate Passover In Uncertain Times

Monday, April 14, 2014

At Passover celebrations around the world tonight, the youngest child will sing a song in Hebrew. "Why," the youngster will ask, "is this night different from all other nights?"

Adults in Ukraine can ask a similar question this year: What makes this Passover different from all others? It's a question ...

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Defiant Of Deadline, Pro-Moscow Occupiers Persist

Monday, April 14, 2014

Pro-Moscow militants have taken over more government buildings in eastern Ukraine, ignoring a government deadline for them to lay down their weapons. The Ukrainian army may enter to retake the region.

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Ukrainian Jews Celebrate Passover Amid Crisis

Monday, April 14, 2014

Jews around the world are celebrating the beginning of Passover tonight. The holiday commemorates the exodus from slavery into freedom. For Jews in Ukraine, the holiday has an especially powerful meaning this year, coming on the heels of a secular revolution. NPR’s Ari Shapiro reports for Here ...

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Ukraine Vows To Reclaim Occupied Towns By Force

Monday, April 14, 2014

Tensions are growing between pro-Russian militants and Ukrainian forces in eastern Ukraine. The new Ukrainian government has pledged a "very tough" response to those occupying government buildings.

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Between Friends, Family And Country, Ukrainian Police Lie Low

Saturday, April 12, 2014

At occupied government buildings in eastern Ukraine, there is plenty of razor wire, sandbags and Molotov cocktails.

One thing is conspicuously absent, though — law enforcement.

When protests in Eastern Ukraine started on Sunday, police were everywhere.

The forces protecting a government building stood shoulder-to-shoulder in riot gear as protesters ...

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The Ukrainian Prime Minister's Visit, As Seen From Behind Barricades

Friday, April 11, 2014

Ukraine's interim prime minister visited Donetsk Friday in an effort to reduce tensions in the east of the country. Pro-Moscow militants among the area's largely Russian-speaking popu...

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