Margaret Warner

    May 23, 2014  

    Russia’s President Vladimir Putin questioned why his country is being blamed for Ukraine’s unrest, but also said he would respect the outcome of its national elections Sunday. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner talks to Andriy Parubiy, secretary of Ukraine’s National Security and Defense Council, who has been overseeing operations against the separatists. Continue reading

    May 22, 2014  

    At least 13 government soldiers were killed in Eastern Ukraine in the bloodiest episode yet in the run up to that nation’s presidential election. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner reports on additional separatist attacks on election offices and how acts of intimidation may affect voting in that region. Continue reading

  • Protest in Ukraine
    May 21, 2014  

    In Mariupol, the local police have been joined by thousands of steel workers in patrolling the streets. This is the brainchild of Ukraine’s richest man, Rinat Akhmetov, who after sitting on the fence for many months in the struggle between Moscow and Kiev, has begun to take action to keep the lid on hostilities in Eastern Ukraine. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports. Continue reading

    May 19, 2014  

    The Kremlin announced that Russian President Putin has ordered the 40,000 troops massed on the Ukrainian border to retreat to their home bases. However, the NATO secretary general says he sees no sign of movement. Reporting from Donetsk, chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the building tensions in Eastern Ukraine and upcoming national elections. Continue reading

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    May 16, 2014  

    President Obama and France’s President Francois Hollande agreed that Russia will face “significant additional costs” for undermining the Ukrainian government. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Judy Woodruff to discuss a show of solidarity in Eastern Ukraine against the pro-Russian separatists, efforts to increase dialogue between Kiev and different factions and Putin’s next move. Continue reading

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    May 15, 2014  

    Glenn Greenwald was the first reporter to meet with Edward Snowden when the former NSA contractor wanted to disclose secrets of the agency. Greenwald sits down with chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner in Washington to discuss that initial encounter and what he learned, detailed in his new book, “No Place to Hide.” Continue reading

  • Meeting about Ukraine crisis
    April 17, 2014  

    After several hours of negotiation, diplomats including Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia’s Sergei Lavrov announced a tentative agreement to ease conflict in Eastern Ukraine. But can Russia and Ukraine actually agree on the real terms of the deal? Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill to discuss the politics and prospects. Continue reading

  • Ukraine setup screen grab
    April 16, 2014  

    The slow-motion takeover of Ukrainian territory continued as armed men in military uniforms rolled into the city of Slovyansk, flying the Russian flag. In Eastern Ukraine, locals were dismayed by the brewing military conflict, but echoed demands for more autonomy from Kiev. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner reports on the latest reactions from the international community. Continue reading

    April 8, 2014  

    Ukrainian security forces managed to regain power in Kharkiv, yet pro-Russian demonstrators have held onto control of government buildings in two other cities in the country’s east. Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the swift pro-Russian escalation and obstacles faced by the Ukrainian government. Continue reading

  • Afghanistan Votes in National Elections
    April 7, 2014  

    Chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner joins Gwen Ifill for a closer look at the historic 2014 presidential election in Afghanistan, including the role of Afghan security forces in keeping polling safe, rumors of voting fraud, whether the United States favors a candidate, as well as what distinguished this election for average citizens. Continue reading