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Is It Too Late For Ukraine To Take Back Crimea?

With Russian troops having seized key assets in the Black Sea peninsula, experts say Ukraine's military is ill-prepared to take on Moscow's troops in a fight to reclaim the territory.
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Kerry Will Travel To Kiev Amid Escalating Crisis

The secretary of state's trip comes as Ukraine's week-old government scrambles to mobilizing reserves in the face of Moscow's military incursion into the Crimea peninsula.
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Carnaval In Recife: Long History, Interesting Future

In northeastern Brazil, a pre-Lenten Carnival party has its roots in slavery and religion.
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'These Birds Walk': The Story Of Pakistan's Runaway Children

The documentary These Birds Walk is about great sadness in the very young. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks to co-directors Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq, who spent three years in Pakistan to make the film.
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An Ambassador's Take On Ukraine's Tenuous Situation

Michael McFaul just returned from a dramatic two years as U.S. ambassador to Russia. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks him about the situation in Ukraine and Russia's response.
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'Frozen' Success Gives Norway A Potential Tourism Boost

The box-office hit Frozen is nominated for two Oscars: best animated feature and best original song. Since the movie was released, visits to Norway's tourism site have more than tripled.
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Russian Troops Move Toward Ukraine's Crimea Region

President Vladimir Putin has been granted the right to use military force in Crimea by that region's leader. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with New York Times' Steven Lee Myers in Moscow.
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Crimean Peninsula Remains Tense But Largely Quiet

For many in Crimea's capital, Simferopol, it's reassuring to hear that Russian forces now control the region's most strategic assets.
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Russia Approves Troop Action In Ukraine

Russia's upper house of parliament voted Saturday to allow President Vladimir Putin to send Russian troops into Ukraine. Host Arun Rath talks to NPR's Corey Flintoff for the latest from Moscow.
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Ukraine's Temporary Government Strained By Ongoing Tensions

The brand new government in Ukraine is struggling to respond to the crisis in Crimea. Host Arun Rath talks to NPR's Emily Harris in Kiev about the continuing tensions in the region.

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