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Tension continued to build in Ukraine on Sunday as the government prepared for the possibility of war, putting the country’s military on high alert. In the eastern region of Crimea, Russian forces surrounded Ukrainian military buildings and engaged in a…
As tension between the United States and Russia escalates, and Secretary of State John Kerry announced plans to visit Kiev on Tuesday, analysts are looking to history for clues for what may happen next. Stephen Cohen, professor emeritus of Russian…
By Kayla Ruble
Ukraine readied its military forces for war on Sunday following Russian President Vladimir Putin declaration of Russia's right to invade the country.
After a week of heightened tension in Ukraine, the Russian parliament voted unanimously on Saturday to use military force in Ukraine’s eastern region of Crimea. How will this development affect the ongoing crisis in Ukraine? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Charles…
On our program Thursday, pro-Russian protesters seized the Crimean parliament, once Ukraine voted in a new prime minister. Also: We look at a refugee camp in Syria struggling to receive humanitarian aid, President Barack Obama’s new initiative for young men…
On our program Wednesday, both pro- and anti-Russian demonstrators clashed in the Crimea region of Ukraine, while Russia conducted surprise military exercises near its neighbor’s border. Also, we look at the falling obesity rate among American preschoolers, cleaner cookstoves for…
While prospective new Ukrainian leaders were introduced in Kiev, in the Crimean region, pro-Russian demonstrators clashed with supporters of the protest movement. Lindsey Hilsum of Independent Television News reports on the separatist tensions flaring in Eastern Ukraine.
By Justin Scuiletti
Tensions rose among thousands of protesters outside the parliament building in Simferopol, the capital of the southern Ukrainian region of Crimea, as pro-Russian supporters scuffled with anti-Russian rivals Wednesday. Opposing chants of “Crimea is Russia” and “Crimea is not…
Ongoing violence in Ukraine over the past few weeks has added further stress to relations between the United States and Russia. What are the issues dividing the two countries? Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Russian Studies Professor Stephen Cohen about Russia’s…
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