Greg Myre

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Turmoil in Congress could affect the future of Ukraine's military offensive

Sunday, October 08, 2023

The U.S. has given $75 billion to Ukraine since the Russian invasion. A growing number of Republicans in Congress oppose giving more. That could impede the country's defenses against Russia.

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Biden says he's worried about Ukraine aid. The Pentagon warns it's running low

Wednesday, October 04, 2023

Biden has assured allies Congress will eventually provide more Ukraine funding. But then House Speaker Kevin McCarthy was ousted, making the path forward murkier.

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Gen. C.Q. Brown prepares to step into the role of top military officer role

Sunday, September 24, 2023

Gen. C.Q. Brown is poised to become the top U.S. military officer in a few days. One challenge he faces was on full display this week: Ukraine's visiting president requested more military assistance.

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Gen. C.Q. Brown confirmed as top military officer despite Tuberville's roadblock

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Gen. Brown has had a four-decade military career, serving as a combat pilot and chief of the Air Force. He was confirmed as chairman of the joint chiefs by a Senate vote of 83-11.

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Ukraine is under pressure to step up its advances against Russia before winter sets in

Sunday, September 17, 2023

Ukraine needs to make more advances against Russia before winter weather makes conditions more difficult.

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The CIA has revealed an important detail about one of its famous 'Argo' operation

Thursday, September 14, 2023

One of the CIA's most famous operations was extracting six American diplomats from Iran after the U.S. embassy there was overrun in 1979. The CIA has now revealed new information about the saga.

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In Ukraine, the focus is the fighting, but are negotiations possible?

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Ukraine's military offensive is making only limited progress. This is contributing to a debate on whether the U.S. needs to send even more powerful arms, or try to lay the groundwork for peace talks.

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With a simple question, Ukrainians probe mental health at a time of war

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Ukraine calculates the agony of war in many ways. Lives lost, homes destroyed, families turned into refugees. There's also trauma that's harder to measure — the collective mental health crisis.

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From drone videos to selfies at the front, Ukraine is the most documented war ever

Tuesday, August 08, 2023

NPR's Greg Myre has covered more than a dozen wars dating back to the 1980s. He says the conflict in Ukraine is the most documented war ever, providing a view we've never had before.

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Ukraine struggles to rebuild a navy destroyed by Russia

Friday, July 28, 2023

First, Russia wiped out Ukraine's navy. Now, Moscow is blocking critical grain exports. As Ukraine tries to rebuild its navy, and fight back, NPR's Greg Myre got a ride on one of its few boats.

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With Russia dominating the Black Sea, Ukraine's navy tries to rebuild

Thursday, July 27, 2023

First, Russia wiped out Ukraine's navy. Now, Russia is blockading Ukraine's critical grain exports. As Ukraine tries to rebuild, NPR's Greg Myre got a ride on one of its few boats.

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Ravaged by Russian troops, Bucha rises from the ashes

Sunday, July 23, 2023

One Ukrainian suburb was devastated at the start of Russia's invasion. Now, it's finding ways to rebuild and honor those killed. (Story first aired on All Things Considered on July 21, 2023.)

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Ravaged by Russian troops, Bucha rises from the ashes

Friday, July 21, 2023

At the start of Russia's invasion, advancing troops reached the outskirts of Ukraine's capital Kyiv. They devastated the suburb of Bucha, killing hundreds. Today, Bucha is coming back to life.

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CIA chief: The uprising in Russia shows 'signs of weakness' in Putin's rule

Friday, July 21, 2023

The spy chief also told NPR's Mary Louise Kelly that discontent in Russia has created a "once-in-a-generation" opportunity to recruit Russians to spy on behalf of the U.S.

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A U.S. soldier fled across the border to North Korea

Tuesday, July 18, 2023

A U.S. soldier fled across the heavily guarded border to North Korea, where he's now being held by the North.

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Ukraine joining NATO came up in 2008. 15 years later it's still under discussion

Monday, July 10, 2023

Ahead of NATO's summit, Ukraine's president makes the case for security guarantees. He also arranged for commanders released by the Russians to return to Ukraine against the wishes of Russia.

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U.S. is expected to announce that cluster munitions will be sent to Ukraine

Friday, July 07, 2023

NPR has learned that the Biden administration plans to send cluster munitions to Ukraine. Both Russia and Ukraine are already using the controversial weapons, which pose a long-term risk to civilians.

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To protect against Russian airstrikes, Ukraine's defenders 'shoot and scoot'

Thursday, July 06, 2023

When Russia launches an airstrike on Kyiv, the first line of defense is parked in a hayfield well outside the city. The protection consists of two soldiers, a Humvee and a Stinger missile.

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Ukraine and Russia accuse each other of planning to attack Zaporizhzhia power plant

Wednesday, July 05, 2023

Ukraine and Russia each say the other is planning to sabotage the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. They've been trading accusations over the past year, but now they say an attack is imminent.

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Ukraine's Zelenskyy warns of possible Russian sabotage at nuclear plant

Wednesday, July 05, 2023

Zelenskyy made the alarming claim in his nightly video address, adding that he believes the Russians may soon damage the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and blame Ukraine.

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