Tim Mak

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Day 50 of war: Major Russian Black Sea warship is damaged as an oil ban looms

Thursday, April 14, 2022

From a severely damaged Russian warship in the Black Sea to the beginnings of what might become a ban on Moscow's oil exports, here are the latest developments 50 days into Russia's war on Ukraine.

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Russian forces may be preparing for a renewed offensive in eastern Ukraine

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Ukraine continues to battle Russian forces focusing their assault on the nation's east. The presidents of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are meeting with President Zelenskyy in Kyiv.

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Zelenskyy accuses Russians of leaving thousands of land mines in the Kyiv area

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Russia has withdrawn its troops from the area around Ukraine's capital, but they've left deadly explosive ordinance in homes, on streets and in fields, posing a deadly threat to civilians.

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Some Ukrainians fled with their pets. Others are stepping in to care for the rest

Sunday, March 27, 2022

Wherever you find fleeing civilians in Ukraine, you also find beloved dogs, cats and rabbits in tow. But some pets are being left behind, and people are stepping in to care for them.

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Alcohol bans in Ukraine have led to a whisper network among those seeking a drink

Friday, March 25, 2022

Some local Ukrainian officials banned alcohol sales amid the war, which has made it difficult for some people trying to relax. But there are still ways to find open bars.

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The state of the war: a month after Russia tried to claim an easy victory

Thursday, March 24, 2022

It's been one month since Russia invaded Ukraine. With refugees fleeing, we examine how Ukraine has changed — plus the efforts of the Ukrainian military and civilian resistance.

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Ukraine's military is fortifying its defenses around the city of Odesa

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Since the start of Russia's invasion, there have been persistent fears that Russian troops would land at Ukraine's largest port Odesa. It hasn't happened yet, but the city is preparing for the worst.

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Conditions are deteriorating In Mariupol which is encircled by Russian troops

Monday, March 21, 2022

Hundreds of thousands of civilians remain trapped in the Ukrainian city — with dwindling supplies of food and water and no electricity. Mariupol has been bombarded by the Russians for weeks now.

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Ukrainian civilians mourn their daily lives lost to war

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Ukrainians are mourning the everyday aspects of life that they've lost to the war. Dreams have been extinguished or postponed, and daily routines upended. All of that takes a toll on mental health.

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Mariupol theater rescue continues as Russia's invasion of Ukraine enters its 4th week

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Rescue efforts continue at the Mariupol theater that was bombed and American officials said a U.S. citizen has been killed in Ukraine.

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On the hunt for Russian saboteurs

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Since the invasion of Ukraine, there have been fears that Russia-sympathizing saboteurs would destroy critical infrastructure, assassinate leaders and help the Russian military take over the country.

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Russia has ramped up its attacks on Kyiv

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

Russia intensified its artillery barrage on Kyiv, Ukraine, as another two journalists were reported killed. Meanwhile, Polish, Czech and Slovenian leaders were traveling there in a show of solidarity.

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Ukrainians accuse Russia of attack meant to push Belarus into war

Saturday, March 12, 2022

Ukrainians accused Russian fighters of entering Ukrainian airspace, then doubling back and striking a Belarusian town — what they say is a "provocation" meant to goad Belarus into entering the war.

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Belarus could join the Ukraine-Russia conflict

Saturday, March 12, 2022

We have the latest on the war in Ukraine, where officials there are accusing the Russians of trying to provoke the Belarusians into the war.

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International and grassroots groups alike are working to get supplies into Ukraine

Friday, March 11, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro and Tim Mak look at humanitarian efforts in Poland and Ukraine, which involve major international organizations and small grass-roots groups to bring supplies into Ukraine.

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Russia's seizure of nuclear power plants raises international concerns

Tuesday, March 08, 2022

Russian forces have seized two of Ukraine's four nuclear power plants and are advancing on a third, about 75 miles north of the city of Mykolaiv — raising concerns about nuclear safety.

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Europe's largest nuclear power plant is still occupied by Russian troops

Monday, March 07, 2022

The Ukrainian nuclear power plant that Russia attacked and took over remains occupied by Russian troops. There are fears the Russians could set its sights on Ukraine's remaining nuclear power plants.

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The latest on the Ukraine-Russia crisis

Saturday, March 05, 2022

It's been another day of fighting in Ukraine. The U.S. State Department urged Americans in Russia to leave the country immediately.

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How Ukraine's businesses and citizens are pitching in to help in the war effort

Friday, March 04, 2022

Ternopil, a town in western Ukraine, is preparing for war: from its training hospital to its milk factories, everyone is gearing up to help or assist in the war effort.

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Russia has launched hundreds of missiles and artillery attacks on Ukrainian cities

Friday, March 04, 2022

The firepower has helped Russia make significant gains in the southern region of Ukraine, including capturing the city of Kherson. But it's advance on the capital of Kyiv has stalled.

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