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The View From Russia: Crimea's Long-Awaited Return

Andranik Migranyan, the director of the Institute for Democracy and Cooperation, offers the pro-Russian view of the country's recent move to annex Crimea.
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Feminism Is Fashionable For Nigerian Writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Adichie might be Africa's best-known young writer, and she's making a big mark on this side of the Atlantic. She talks about feminism and fashion and the possibility of filming with Lupita Nyong'o.
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Chechen Leader Known As 'Russia's Bin Laden' Reported Dead

A separatist website says Doku Umarov, who has claimed responsibility for several high-profile attacks in Russia, has been "martyred." However, this isn't the first time his death has been announced.
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More Theories But Still No Sign Of Missing Malaysian Jet

As the search for Flight 370 and the 239 people on board continues, investigators are pursing many possibilities. One question: Was the crew overcome by smoke?
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West Is Ruled 'By The Gun,' Putin Says As He Annexes Crimea

The Russian leader has approved legislation to draw that part of Ukraine into the Russian Federation — over the objections of the new leaders in Kiev and despite Western sanctions.
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Primark To Pay $10 Million To Victims Of Bangladesh Factory Collapse

British clothing retailer Primark says it will pay $10 million in compensation to the victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh last year. The tragedy killed more than 1,100.
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Has Crimea Referendum Sparked A New Cold War?

Host Renee Montagne talks with New York Times correspondent Ellen Barry in Moscow about what Vladimir Putin's land grab in Ukraine says about this moment in the post-Soviet history of Russia.
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Putin Moves Foward With Plans To Annex Crimea

Host David Greene speaks with NPR's Gregory Warner about Russian President Vladimir Putin's approval of a draft treaty to annex Crimea.
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South Africans Engrossed By Pistorius Trial

Host Renee Montagne talks to Erin Conway-Smith, southern Africa editor for GlobalPost, about the murder trial of Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius.
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In Ukraine, Sen. Durbin Says U.S. Is Ready To Provide Nonlethal Aid

David Greene talks to Democratic Sen. Richard Durbin of Illinois about his recent trip to Ukraine and U.S. options for dealing with the crisis in the wake of Sunday's referendum in Crimea.

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