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Monday, March 19, 2018
Vladimir Putin wanted a mandate to govern, and got it, with 76 percent of the vote. He will use the next six years to advance his mission: cementing Russia's role as a major player on the world stage.
Friday, March 16, 2018
Ahead of Sunday's presidential election in Russia, NPR spoke with a Putin supporter, an opposition supporter and a Russian who sees no point in voting.
Friday, March 16, 2018
Before the Soviet period, "Russian food had color," says Vladimir Mukhin of Moscow's world-famous White Rabbit restaurant. He aims to honor those flavors, as well as locally source his ingredients.
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Lyudmila Savchuk infiltrated an online troll farm in St. Petersburg. "That feeling from the Soviet times — I can feel it everywhere," she tells NPR.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
"It's a really radical and ugly, difficult process that, you know, great beauty comes from." The folk singer discusses her new album, By The Way, I Forgive You, with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
A former reality TV star with a huge social media following, Ksenia Sobchak is a candidate in Russia's elections next month. She has a political pedigree, too: Her father was Vladimir Putin's mentor.
Monday, February 05, 2018
NPR Music's Ann Powers breaks down the mixed reaction to Timberlake's big week, in which a new album and a Super Bowl performance both took a beating in popular opinion and the press.
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
"I like to understand music as a conversation," the Balkan singer says. "Music is language."
Monday, October 30, 2017
The funk master is back with his first album in six years: World Wide Funk. He talks King Records and his relationship with the late Bernie Worrell in an interview with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Gun tourism is a thriving industry in Las Vegas, the city where a gunman killed more than 50 concertgoers and injured nearly 500 on Sunday. The attack is spurring calls for new gun control measures.
Friday, August 25, 2017
Nguyen and Thi Tran started Starry Kitchen out of desperation. Now the couple has a new book with their best recipes and stories of their adventures in the culinary world.
Thursday, August 24, 2017
For years, Chicano muralists in Los Angeles weren't let into museums, so they made art where they could. "I wanted people to look at the mural and ... see themselves in it," says muralist Wayne Healy.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
International research labs are using seaweed to make biofuel, but little progress has been made in the U.S. Now scientists in California are developing a prototype to enable vast open-ocean farming.
Friday, August 04, 2017
The Canadian band's fifth album tackles human relationships in the age of infinite connectivity. Despite this, brothers Will and Win Butler think this is the band's most earnest record yet.
Monday, June 12, 2017
The legendary saxophonist, who recently donated his personal archives, speaks with Christian McBride and Audie Cornish about improvisation, innovation, mentorship and legacy.
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Missouri native Krystle Warren digs into American history on her new album Three The Hard Way. She talks about what it's like to observe the U.S. from France, her home for the past nine years.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow's milk was nature's perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed, and we're guzzling much less than before.
Thursday, May 04, 2017
The Norwegian producer has made beats for artists like Kanye West and Ariana Grande. For his debut album, 9, he says he wanted to recapture the feeling of discovering his own sound for the first time.
Friday, April 28, 2017
As Havana prepares to host this year's International Jazz Day celebration, Jazz Night In America's Christian McBride shares how the island nation has shaped jazz in America and around the world.
Monday, April 24, 2017
The duo met in college and loved right away how their voices "cradled one another. " They speak with NPR's Ari Shapiro about learning to work together, and perform selections from their debut.