Ukraine

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    September 14, 2014  

    The European Union and the United States imposed new sanctions against Russia on Friday because of Russia’s involvement in the conflict in Eastern Ukraine. What impact will these sanctions have on the global energy market? For more, Jason Bordoff, founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, joins Hari Sreenivasan in New York. Continue reading

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    September 12, 2014  

    In the 20 years since President Bill Clinton signed the AmeriCorps National Service Program into existence, more than 900,000 participants have worked on service projects across the U.S. They’ve tutored kids, aided communities after disaster and fought hunger. The former president joins Judy Woodruff to discuss AmeriCorps, fighting the Islamic State, the Ukraine crisis and the midterm election. Continue reading

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    September 12, 2014  

    In our news wrap Friday, Secretary of State John Kerry met with Turkish leaders in hopes of garnering support for an expanded U.S. military campaign against the Islamic State. Separately, the new Iraqi prime minister said France had agreed to join airstrikes against the militant group. Also, the World Health Organization issued an urgent appeal for health workers to fight Ebola. Continue reading

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    September 12, 2014   BY newsdesk 

    President Bill Clinton thinks that Vladimir Putin won’t be able to deny the hit that U.S. and European sanctions will have on Russia, but his control of the media will enable him to hang on. In an interview with PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff, the former president said that sanctions will be felt because, especially because of the extreme concentration of wealth and power at the top. But, he said, the state media won’t reflect the damage. Continue reading

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    September 10, 2014  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, the Russian Navy test-launched a new intercontinental ballistic missile that can hold 10 nuclear warheads. Meanwhile, Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko told his cabinet that the majority of Russian forces have left eastern Ukraine. Also, monsoon floodwaters have engulfed towns in the Kashmir region of the northern Himalayas. Continue reading

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    September 9, 2014  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, the UN’s weather agency reported that carbon dioxide in the world’s atmosphere hit a record high in 2013. The World Meteorological Organization warned that the global warming trend is accelerating. Also, Dutch authorities released initial findings on the destruction of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine. Continue reading

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    September 8, 2014  

    In our news wrap Monday, the World Health Organization says that many thousands of new cases of Ebola are expected in the coming weeks in Liberia, origin country of more than half of all cases to occur so far in the West African outbreak. Also, hundreds of American children have fallen ill with a severe respiratory illness that causes heavy coughing and fever. Continue reading

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    September 7, 2014  

    While much of Ukraine’s future seems to be in the hands of Russia’s Putin, other NATO member states concerned about Russian aggression may end up benefiting from the conflict. Kimberly Marten, a political science professor at Barnard College and Columbia University, joins Hari Sreenivasan. Continue reading

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    September 5, 2014  

    Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s top news, including the Ukrainian cease-fire, ex- Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s guilty verdict and the shifting Kansas Senate election. Continue reading

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    September 5, 2014  

    From the NATO summit, world leaders expressed their support for the ceasefire between Ukraine and Russian separatists. However, previous peacemaking delays and further violence have given reason for doubt. Jeffrey Brown speaks with Nicholas Burns, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO, Michael McFaul, former U.S. Ambassador to Russia, and John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago. Continue reading

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