Crimea is voting Sunday on a referendum that could lead to a separation from Ukraine, but those opposed to the move have no choice but to abstain. Correspondent Gregory Warner talks with NPR's Arun Rath from Simferopol.
More than two dozen people have been killed in weeks of unrest in Venezuela. The protests are being fueled by Venezuela's record-setting high crime, high inflation and shortages of basics. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Lourdes Garcia-Navarro in Valencia.
In Syria, the media is mostly state-controlled, but opposition activists have found a way to get their message out: pirate radio. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Obai Sukar, who co-founded one such station that broadcasts in Syria.
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