Ari Shapiro

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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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Molotov Cocktails And Razor Wire: Inside An Occupied Building In Ukraine

Friday, April 11, 2014

In Ukraine's eastern city of Donetsk, activists who want to align the country more with Russia seized a regional administration building in the center of town last weekend. NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro went inside the building Friday and reports on what it was like:

Overnight, reports said pro-Russian protesters here ...

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God Save The Queen — And Donetsk, Too?

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The eastern Ukrainian city is caught in a tug of war between Kiev and Moscow. A tongue-in-cheek campaign is presenting a third option: annexation by Britain. After all, a Welshman founded it in 1884

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In Ukraine's Rust Belt, A Mix Of Nostalgia And Nationalism

Thursday, April 10, 2014

People in the region cling to the decaying world they're familiar with — and think they would have a more secure future with post-Soviet Russia than with Ukraine in the "capitalist" EU.

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Ukrainian Protesters Seize Weapons, Raising The Stakes

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Pro-Russian demonstrations have led to standoffs in three Ukrainian cities. The confrontation is considered especially dangerous in Luhansk, where protesters took over a building filled with weapons.

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In Eastern Ukraine, Normality Rules Except At Ground Zero

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Protests in eastern Ukraine are the focal point of the country's crisis with implications that stretch beyond its borders. Yet life in most of Donetsk seems untouched by the turmoil.

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In Eastern Ukraine, Demands For A Vote Boil Into Arrests

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Pro-Russia demonstrators have taken over government offices in Donetsk and other major cities in eastern Ukraine. They're demanding a vote on whether the region should leave Ukraine and join Russia.

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