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Ex-intelligence officer Fiona Hill says Putin is making 'hostage standoff demands'

Friday, February 11, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Fiona Hill, former intelligence officer on Russia and Eurasian affairs and former National Security Council member, on the tensions between Russia, the U.S. and Ukraine.

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America's lead negotiator says U.S. diplomacy strategy is working with Russia

Thursday, February 10, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman on the tense standoff between Russia and the U.S. and its allies over the Russian military buildup on the border with Ukraine.

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Scientist says state governments are lifting mask mandates prematurely

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with Mercedes Carnethon, vice chair of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University, on whether local governments lifting mask mandates is science-based.

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The world worries of a Russian attack. But for these Ukrainians, war is already here

Wednesday, February 02, 2022

NPR travelled towards the "temporarily occupied territories" on the Ukraine-Russia border, where the people who live there are in limbo – cut off from both Ukraine and Russia, cut off from the world.

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Why Americans should care about the Russia-Ukraine standoff

Tuesday, February 01, 2022

The standoff between Ukraine and Russia is about global security and an attempt to "rewrite rules on which the world is based," says Ukraine's foreign minister.

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A bridge separates 2 realities at the frontier of Russian-occupied Ukraine

Monday, January 31, 2022

Russia is threatening to invade Ukraine. But in the eastern region of Donbas, war has been underway since Russia-backed separatists moved in and declared breakaway republics in 2014.

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The world worries of a Russian incursion. In Donbas, Ukrainians already live with war

Monday, January 31, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly reports from Donbas region of Ukraine as its residents live under the threat of a Russian incursion and cope with eight years of tensions and fighting along the border.

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Russia has just two options in front of it, says the top U.S. official in Ukraine

Friday, January 28, 2022

It Russia takes the path of aggression, it will face "extremely severe consequences immediately," says the U.S. charge d'affaires Kristina Kvien.

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A congressional delegation visits Kyiv to pledge solidarity with Ukraine

Friday, January 28, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Congressmen Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., and Congressman Mark Green, R-Tenn., about their trip to Ukraine as the country faces the threat of a Russian invasion.

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She helped fight for Ukraine's democracy. She hopes it survives

Friday, January 28, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Hanna Hopko, an original leader of Ukraine's EuroMaidan protests in 2014 about whether Ukrainians can stand up to the threat of Russian aggression.

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The top U.S. Diplomat in Ukraine still hopes Putin chooses diplomacy

Friday, January 28, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Kristina Kvien who, as the Charge d'Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine, is the top American official on the ground in Kyiv.

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Ukrainian politician discusses Ukraine's relationship with the world

Thursday, January 27, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Ukrainian politician Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze about Ukraine's relationship with the world, which she and many others are counting on as Russia threatens to invade.

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Where President Zelensky's popularity stands with people in Ukraine

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Amid the crisis with Russia, some Ukrainians say their president has come up short. Others, like some of the ones skating in front of the office of the president, say they still support him.

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Americans should back Ukraine's fight against Russia, former wartime leader says

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Ukraine's former prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk says the military is stronger than it was the last time Russia invaded in 2014. But he still thinks the U.S. should help should Russia make advances.

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Former Ukrainian prime minister discusses the possibility of an attack from Russia

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk about the threat of a Russian invasion.

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Here's what some people in Kyiv, Ukraine, have to say about the tension with Russia

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with people in Kyiv about the possibility of a Russian invasion into Ukraine.

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Santa Monica, Calif., aims to welcome back historically displaced Black families

Friday, January 21, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Santa Monica City Councilmember Kristin McCowan on the impact the city's "Right to Return" program could have on families displaced for development decades ago.

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Survivor Jon Vaughn on U. of Michigan's sexual assault settlement

Thursday, January 20, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with ex football player and sexual assault survivor Jon Vaughn about the University of Michigan's settlement over allegations of abuse by a former sports doctor.

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Former army general on how the U.S. could back a Ukranian insurgency against Russia

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Peter Zwack, former U.S. Army Brigadier General and global fellow at the Wilson Center, about the possibility of the U.S. arming Ukraine in an insurgency.

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Debris 'as far as the eye can see' along Los Angeles train tracks following thefts

Monday, January 17, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with CBS photojournalist John Schreiber about the thousands of abandoned packages along the Union Pacific train tracks in Los Angeles, signaling large-scale cargo theft.

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