Increasing Election Violence in Mexico 07 May 2024 00:07:53
Mexico's general election will be held at the beginning of June and it will mark the end of a campaign season of record violence. Some thirty candidates have been assassinated in the past year. Our reporter goes to one of Mexico's most violent towns to talk to candidates who are brave enough to run ...
Increasing Election Violence in Mexico
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Mexico's general election will be held at the beginning of June and it will mark the end of a campaign season of record violence. Some thirty candidates have been assassinated in the past year. Our reporter goes to one of Mexico's most violent towns to talk to candidates who are brave enough to run ...
Israelis and Palestinians are in Separate Media Realities 06 May 2024 00:08:04
Increasingly, Israelis and Palestinians are experiencing the war in Gaza in completely different ways. Critics charge Israeli media outlets with failing to cover the extent of civilian suffering in Gaza. And Palestinian news media is accused of downplaying the level of violence committed in the Octo...
Israelis and Palestinians are in Separate Media Realities
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Increasingly, Israelis and Palestinians are experiencing the war in Gaza in completely different ways. Critics charge Israeli media outlets with failing to cover the extent of civilian suffering in Gaza. And Palestinian news media is accused of downplaying the level of violence committed in the Octo...
Israel Hamas War Protests Worldwide; Visiting a Donkey Festival in Colombia 03 May 2024 00:09:32
As protests over the Israel Hamas war roil college campuses across the U.S., similar protests are happening elsewhere in the world. We hear from some of them. And a quirky festival in Colombia celebrates the donkey.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Pol...
Israel Hamas War Protests Worldwide; Visiting a Donkey Festival in Colombia
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As protests over the Israel Hamas war roil college campuses across the U.S., similar protests are happening elsewhere in the world. We hear from some of them. And a quirky festival in Colombia celebrates the donkey.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Pol...
What Does Winning Look Like for Ukraine Now? 02 May 2024 00:05:35
After months of delay in Congress, Ukraine is finally receiving the U.S. military aid it says is crucial in winning its fight against Russia. But after two years of war, what it means to win is increasingly complicated. We hear about the state of the conflict from our correspondent in Kyiv and our P...
What Does Winning Look Like for Ukraine Now?
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After months of delay in Congress, Ukraine is finally receiving the U.S. military aid it says is crucial in winning its fight against Russia. But after two years of war, what it means to win is increasingly complicated. We hear about the state of the conflict from our correspondent in Kyiv and our P...
Invasion Worries in Eastern Europe 01 May 2024 00:10:35
European countries that border Russia are concerned that they'll be invaded next if an emboldened Russia is successful in Ukraine, even though they're members of the NATO alliance. We go to the Baltic nation of Estonia and hear from people who are making preparations in case of invasion.Learn more a...
Invasion Worries in Eastern Europe
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European countries that border Russia are concerned that they'll be invaded next if an emboldened Russia is successful in Ukraine, even though they're members of the NATO alliance. We go to the Baltic nation of Estonia and hear from people who are making preparations in case of invasion.Learn more a...
An Agonizing Choice: Whether to Flee Southern Gaza Ahead of Assault 30 April 2024 00:05:04
Israel has been public with it's plan to conduct an assault on the city of Rafah, in southern Gaza, absent a ceasefire agreement with Hamas. Such a military operation could be catastrophic for more than a million Palestinian civilians there, many having fled there from fighting elsewhere in Gaza. We...
An Agonizing Choice: Whether to Flee Southern Gaza Ahead of Assault
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Israel has been public with it's plan to conduct an assault on the city of Rafah, in southern Gaza, absent a ceasefire agreement with Hamas. Such a military operation could be catastrophic for more than a million Palestinian civilians there, many having fled there from fighting elsewhere in Gaza. We...
A Close Look at China's Changing Economy 29 April 2024 00:08:54
We take a look at China's economy as it has emerged from the pandemic experiencing slower growth than in years past. We hear that economic ties between the U.S. and China have loosened and that high unemployment among young people has meant far less optimism about the future.Learn more about sponsor...
A Close Look at China's Changing Economy
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We take a look at China's economy as it has emerged from the pandemic experiencing slower growth than in years past. We hear that economic ties between the U.S. and China have loosened and that high unemployment among young people has meant far less optimism about the future.Learn more about sponsor...
Germany's Looong Love Affair with the Fax Machine May Be Coming to an End 26 April 2024 00:04:31
Germany might be known for precision technology, but the government and many businesses still rely on that darling of the 90's— the fax machine! However, those chirpy, screeching tones may give way to modern technology by this summer. At issue is bureaucracy that some say is hurting the German econo...
Germany's Looong Love Affair with the Fax Machine May Be Coming to an End
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Germany might be known for precision technology, but the government and many businesses still rely on that darling of the 90's— the fax machine! However, those chirpy, screeching tones may give way to modern technology by this summer. At issue is bureaucracy that some say is hurting the German econo...
Crucial Weapons Head to Ukraine; And Horses Jam London's Rush Hour 25 April 2024 00:07:22
Newly approved military aid package goes to Ukraine, Taiwan and Israel. We'll hear about what its impact on the battlefield will be. And in London, royal horses get loose during rush hour. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr....
Crucial Weapons Head to Ukraine; And Horses Jam London's Rush Hour
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Newly approved military aid package goes to Ukraine, Taiwan and Israel. We'll hear about what its impact on the battlefield will be. And in London, royal horses get loose during rush hour. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr....
The Story of One Child Living in Gaza 24 April 2024 00:09:26
As Israel's war against Hamas continues, children in Gaza are suffering. According to the United Nations, more than 25,000 children have been killed or injured since October. That's one child every ten minutes. We hear about one of those children, a twelve year-old boy injured in Gaza. For more cov...
The Story of One Child Living in Gaza
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As Israel's war against Hamas continues, children in Gaza are suffering. According to the United Nations, more than 25,000 children have been killed or injured since October. That's one child every ten minutes. We hear about one of those children, a twelve year-old boy injured in Gaza. For more cov...
Scrambled GPS: the New Electronic Fog of War 23 April 2024 00:10:42
Two stories of how our reliance on GPS becomes problematic in regions experiencing war. In Ukraine, the power grid's use of GPS becomes a liability. And in the Middle East today, GPS "spoofing" causes a variety of issues from plane navigation to internet dating.Learn more about sponsor message choic...
Scrambled GPS: the New Electronic Fog of War
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Two stories of how our reliance on GPS becomes problematic in regions experiencing war. In Ukraine, the power grid's use of GPS becomes a liability. And in the Middle East today, GPS "spoofing" causes a variety of issues from plane navigation to internet dating.Learn more about sponsor message choic...
Why Should the U.S. Send Aid to Ukraine? 22 April 2024 00:07:26
The U.S. Congress is poised to finally approve a package of aid to Ukraine worth over $60 billion, with the House having approved the funds on Saturday. The Ukrainian prime minister was in Washington to urge for the aid to be passed and explains why Americans should continue to assist in his country...
Why Should the U.S. Send Aid to Ukraine?
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The U.S. Congress is poised to finally approve a package of aid to Ukraine worth over $60 billion, with the House having approved the funds on Saturday. The Ukrainian prime minister was in Washington to urge for the aid to be passed and explains why Americans should continue to assist in his country...
Israel Strikes Back at Iran, Will This Calm or Inflame Tensions? 19 April 2024 00:06:58
Israel and Iran have been trading attacks on each other for a week including, for the first time, attacks on each other's territory. Will Israel's latest retaliation be the end of this wave of hostilities, or will Iranian response bring the long-standing enemies closer to all-out war? We hear from N...
Israel Strikes Back at Iran, Will This Calm or Inflame Tensions?
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Israel and Iran have been trading attacks on each other for a week including, for the first time, attacks on each other's territory. Will Israel's latest retaliation be the end of this wave of hostilities, or will Iranian response bring the long-standing enemies closer to all-out war? We hear from N...
Is a Popular Music Genre in India Spreading Hate? 18 April 2024 00:06:35
H-Pop is the Indian popular music and poetry of Hindu nationalism. But critics worry that the music is spreading hate and encourages violence against Muslims.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Is a Popular Music Genre in India Spreading Hate?
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H-Pop is the Indian popular music and poetry of Hindu nationalism. But critics worry that the music is spreading hate and encourages violence against Muslims.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Debate in Israel Over Who Should Be Required Serve in the Military 17 April 2024 00:07:39
Ultra-Orthodox Israelis have long been exempt from compulsory military service. But the October 7th attack by Hamas and Israel's subsequent military response have brought forward calls for change. The government's decision on whether to end the exemption has major political consequences.Learn more a...
The Debate in Israel Over Who Should Be Required Serve in the Military
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Ultra-Orthodox Israelis have long been exempt from compulsory military service. But the October 7th attack by Hamas and Israel's subsequent military response have brought forward calls for change. The government's decision on whether to end the exemption has major political consequences.Learn more a...
The Devastating Conflict the World is Ignoring 16 April 2024 00:05:23
More than 8 million people have been displaced in Sudan, according to the United Nations. A powerful paramilitary group has been fighting the Sudanese army for over a year. We hear from a Sudanese poet, who is trying to draw attention to the overlooked conflict in her country.Learn more about sponso...
The Devastating Conflict the World is Ignoring
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More than 8 million people have been displaced in Sudan, according to the United Nations. A powerful paramilitary group has been fighting the Sudanese army for over a year. We hear from a Sudanese poet, who is trying to draw attention to the overlooked conflict in her country.Learn more about sponso...
Now That Iran Has Attacked Israel, What Happens Next? 15 April 2024 00:08:52
Following the attack of more than 300 weaponized drones and missiles launched by Iran at Israel, the Israeli prime minster is getting pressure from the U.S. for Israel to be measured in its response, while some domestic politicians are demanding a strong reaction. Our correspondent in Tel Aviv gives...
Now That Iran Has Attacked Israel, What Happens Next?
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Following the attack of more than 300 weaponized drones and missiles launched by Iran at Israel, the Israeli prime minster is getting pressure from the U.S. for Israel to be measured in its response, while some domestic politicians are demanding a strong reaction. Our correspondent in Tel Aviv gives...
What Rwanda Looks Like 30 Years After the Genocide 12 April 2024 00:11:53
It has been three decades since the East African country of Rwanda experienced a genocide that changed the country and shocked the world. We look at the state of their society today.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What Rwanda Looks Like 30 Years After the Genocide
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It has been three decades since the East African country of Rwanda experienced a genocide that changed the country and shocked the world. We look at the state of their society today.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Remote Island Outpost that is Part of a Geopolitical Fight 11 April 2024 00:09:23
Ownership of the Spratly Islands are in dispute. This has been the case for decades, but tensions have been raised recently as China has tried to expand its claims in the remote area. We get a rare glimpse of one of the islands that has a Filipino community living on it.Learn more about sponsor mess...
A Remote Island Outpost that is Part of a Geopolitical Fight
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Ownership of the Spratly Islands are in dispute. This has been the case for decades, but tensions have been raised recently as China has tried to expand its claims in the remote area. We get a rare glimpse of one of the islands that has a Filipino community living on it.Learn more about sponsor mess...
Why are Young Men and Women in South Korea Drifting Apart Politically? 10 April 2024 00:05:39
While the ideological gender gap among young people is widening across the developed world, it is particularly alarming in South Korea. Experts are concerned about what it means for the country's future. Our reporter in Seoul examines the phenomenon. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponso...
Why are Young Men and Women in South Korea Drifting Apart Politically?
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While the ideological gender gap among young people is widening across the developed world, it is particularly alarming in South Korea. Experts are concerned about what it means for the country's future. Our reporter in Seoul examines the phenomenon. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponso...
How is the Movie "Oppenheimer" Being Received in Japan? 09 April 2024 00:04:25
Understandably, a movie about the man who steered the development of atomic bombs is seen differently in a country where some 200,000 people were killed by those bombs. "Oppenheimer" opened in Japan 8 months after premiering in the U.S. Our reporter talks to movie goers in Nagasaki, Japan.Learn mor...
How is the Movie "Oppenheimer" Being Received in Japan?
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Understandably, a movie about the man who steered the development of atomic bombs is seen differently in a country where some 200,000 people were killed by those bombs. "Oppenheimer" opened in Japan 8 months after premiering in the U.S. Our reporter talks to movie goers in Nagasaki, Japan.Learn mor...
Held Hostage by Hamas for 51 Days 08 April 2024 00:08:00
Aviva Siegel was among the more than 200 Israelis taken hostage by Hamas on October 7th. She was held 51 days before being released. Her husband, Keith, who is a U.S. citizen, is still being held in Gaza. We hear about Aviva Siegel's time in captivity and her advocacy for the release of Keith and th...
Held Hostage by Hamas for 51 Days
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Aviva Siegel was among the more than 200 Israelis taken hostage by Hamas on October 7th. She was held 51 days before being released. Her husband, Keith, who is a U.S. citizen, is still being held in Gaza. We hear about Aviva Siegel's time in captivity and her advocacy for the release of Keith and th...
The Connection Between Chinese Money and Labor and U.S.-Grown Marijuana 05 April 2024 00:08:16
Chinese-funded marijuana farms are popping up across the United States. Many of them exploit workers from China. We go to New Mexico, which has seen the rise of such farms and explore the reasons why this is happening.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
The Connection Between Chinese Money and Labor and U.S.-Grown Marijuana
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Chinese-funded marijuana farms are popping up across the United States. Many of them exploit workers from China. We go to New Mexico, which has seen the rise of such farms and explore the reasons why this is happening.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
A Milestone for a Major International Alliance and an Olympic Music Controversy 04 April 2024 00:08:40
NATO, the alliance formed to protect Europe from the Soviet Union is marking 75 years. It the focus is still on Russia. And a controversy in France over a singer selected to perform at the opening ceremony of the Olympics, raises questions about French identity.Learn more about sponsor message choi...
A Milestone for a Major International Alliance and an Olympic Music Controversy
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NATO, the alliance formed to protect Europe from the Soviet Union is marking 75 years. It the focus is still on Russia. And a controversy in France over a singer selected to perform at the opening ceremony of the Olympics, raises questions about French identity.Learn more about sponsor message choi...
The Aftermath of a Major Battle in Gaza 03 April 2024 00:06:49
Israel's military laid siege to Gaza's largest medical complex for two weeks because, they said, Hamas fighters had regrouped inside. Following the Israeli withdrawal from the hospital, Palestinians were able to get a glimpse of the results of the raid. For more coverage of all sides of this conflic...
The Aftermath of a Major Battle in Gaza
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Israel's military laid siege to Gaza's largest medical complex for two weeks because, they said, Hamas fighters had regrouped inside. Following the Israeli withdrawal from the hospital, Palestinians were able to get a glimpse of the results of the raid. For more coverage of all sides of this conflic...
Understanding the Worsening Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo 02 April 2024 00:05:57
Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is increasing and has caused over a million people to flee their homes. It is threatening to become a regional war. Many of the displaced end up next door in Rwanda and we hear about the conflict from some Congolese in a refugee camp.Learn more about spon...
Understanding the Worsening Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
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Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo is increasing and has caused over a million people to flee their homes. It is threatening to become a regional war. Many of the displaced end up next door in Rwanda and we hear about the conflict from some Congolese in a refugee camp.Learn more about spon...
Israelis Return to a City that was Attacked 01 April 2024 00:07:31
Sderot, Israel, near the border with Gaza, was the biggest city attack by Hamas on October 7th. At the beginning of the war, Israel evacuated nearly everyone. Our correspondent visits Sderot and finds that people are returning. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.org/mideastu...
Israelis Return to a City that was Attacked
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Sderot, Israel, near the border with Gaza, was the biggest city attack by Hamas on October 7th. At the beginning of the war, Israel evacuated nearly everyone. Our correspondent visits Sderot and finds that people are returning. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.org/mideastu...
What a Hit Chinese TV Show Tells Us About China Today 29 March 2024 00:05:26
"Blossoms Shanghai" is A 30-part TV series directed by acclaimed Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai, set in the 1990's that has become a huge hit in China. Our China correspondent tells us the nostalgia unleashed by the show tells us a lot about how people in China are feeling these days.Learn more ab...
What a Hit Chinese TV Show Tells Us About China Today
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"Blossoms Shanghai" is A 30-part TV series directed by acclaimed Hong Kong filmmaker Wong Kar-wai, set in the 1990's that has become a huge hit in China. Our China correspondent tells us the nostalgia unleashed by the show tells us a lot about how people in China are feeling these days.Learn more ab...
The Story of an Israeli Man Taken Hostage By Hamas, Now Free 28 March 2024 00:07:47
We hear the story of an Israeli man taken captive by Hamas on October 7th. He was freed by Israeli special forces 129 days later and talks about his ordeal. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.org/mideastupdatesLearn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adch...
The Story of an Israeli Man Taken Hostage By Hamas, Now Free
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We hear the story of an Israeli man taken captive by Hamas on October 7th. He was freed by Israeli special forces 129 days later and talks about his ordeal. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.org/mideastupdatesLearn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adch...
Life Without a Government in Haiti 27 March 2024 00:07:20
Haiti is the middle of a crisis and is without a government as gangs in Port-au-Prince prevent one. But some parts of Haiti have lived without a functioning government for so long they cannot remember what it's like to have one. Our reporter in Haiti takes us to one such village.Learn more about spo...
Life Without a Government in Haiti
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Haiti is the middle of a crisis and is without a government as gangs in Port-au-Prince prevent one. But some parts of Haiti have lived without a functioning government for so long they cannot remember what it's like to have one. Our reporter in Haiti takes us to one such village.Learn more about spo...
Conditions in Gaza and Tense Israel-US Relations 26 March 2024 00:15:40
We hear from a U.N. spokesperson about the conditions for civilians he saw in Gaza. We also speak to an Israeli government minister about the level of humanitarian aid entering Gaza and about why a delegation to the U.S. was cancelled over a vote at the U.N. For more coverage of all sides of this c...
Conditions in Gaza and Tense Israel-US Relations
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We hear from a U.N. spokesperson about the conditions for civilians he saw in Gaza. We also speak to an Israeli government minister about the level of humanitarian aid entering Gaza and about why a delegation to the U.S. was cancelled over a vote at the U.N. For more coverage of all sides of this c...
The Booming Business of Kidnapping in Nigeria 25 March 2024 00:07:17
Islamic insurgents and other heavily armed groups have increasingly turned to kidnapping to get money. They abduct individuals, families and even large groups and then demand to be paid to let them go. We hear the story of one family, whose life has been turned upside down by a kidnapping.Learn more...
The Booming Business of Kidnapping in Nigeria
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Islamic insurgents and other heavily armed groups have increasingly turned to kidnapping to get money. They abduct individuals, families and even large groups and then demand to be paid to let them go. We hear the story of one family, whose life has been turned upside down by a kidnapping.Learn more...
A Visit to a Town Under Fire in Eastern Ukraine 22 March 2024 00:08:06
We go to a town in Eastern Ukraine that is close to the front lines and under constant fire. Russians are advancing in Eastern Ukraine as Ukrainian forces run low on ammunition and weapons.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Visit to a Town Under Fire in Eastern Ukraine
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We go to a town in Eastern Ukraine that is close to the front lines and under constant fire. Russians are advancing in Eastern Ukraine as Ukrainian forces run low on ammunition and weapons.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Window Into Life in Northern Gaza 21 March 2024 00:08:06
We hear what life is like for three families in northern Gaza where finding food and water is a struggle and hundreds of thousands of people are facing starvation. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.org/mideastupdatesLearn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.c...
A Window Into Life in Northern Gaza
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We hear what life is like for three families in northern Gaza where finding food and water is a struggle and hundreds of thousands of people are facing starvation. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.org/mideastupdatesLearn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.c...
Protests in Cuba; Results of the World Happiness Report 20 March 2024 00:07:09
In Cuba, protests over the weekend revealed frustrations over shortages of food and electricity as the country confronts a serious economic crisis. And the World Happiness Report tells of interesting differences in happiness between generations. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-fre...
Protests in Cuba; Results of the World Happiness Report
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In Cuba, protests over the weekend revealed frustrations over shortages of food and electricity as the country confronts a serious economic crisis. And the World Happiness Report tells of interesting differences in happiness between generations. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-fre...
China Increasing Its Regional Power 19 March 2024 00:06:34
We go to two places where China has been exerting control. In Hong Kong, the government finally passed national security laws that are seen by critics as eroding civil liberties. In the Philippines, China's attempts to expand its territorial waters are being met with increasingly fiery rhetoric from...
China Increasing Its Regional Power
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We go to two places where China has been exerting control. In Hong Kong, the government finally passed national security laws that are seen by critics as eroding civil liberties. In the Philippines, China's attempts to expand its territorial waters are being met with increasingly fiery rhetoric from...
In Unsurprising Result Putin is Reelected 18 March 2024 00:09:25
Russian President Vladimir Putin was reelected with a reported 87% of the vote. The US government said the election was neither free nor fair. Our correspondent in Moscow tells us about why the Kremlin wanted to be sure of a high turnout and lopsided result. And the legacy in the Middle East of a y...
In Unsurprising Result Putin is Reelected
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Russian President Vladimir Putin was reelected with a reported 87% of the vote. The US government said the election was neither free nor fair. Our correspondent in Moscow tells us about why the Kremlin wanted to be sure of a high turnout and lopsided result. And the legacy in the Middle East of a y...
Is a United Ireland on the Horizon? 15 March 2024 00:08:36
The island of Ireland is divided into the Northern part, which is part of the UK and the independent Republic of Ireland to the south. But a political party is poised to take power in both places and it has pledged to make the border disappear.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices...
Is a United Ireland on the Horizon?
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The island of Ireland is divided into the Northern part, which is part of the UK and the independent Republic of Ireland to the south. But a political party is poised to take power in both places and it has pledged to make the border disappear.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices...
Continued Chaos in Haiti 14 March 2024 00:05:49
Gang violence has brought fear, chaos and uncertainty to Haiti. Amidst food shortages and looting, the capital, Port-au-Prince, is experiencing the worst humanitarian crisis since the devastating earthquake in 2010. Our reporter on the border with the Dominican Republic talks to Haitians.Learn more ...
Continued Chaos in Haiti
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Gang violence has brought fear, chaos and uncertainty to Haiti. Amidst food shortages and looting, the capital, Port-au-Prince, is experiencing the worst humanitarian crisis since the devastating earthquake in 2010. Our reporter on the border with the Dominican Republic talks to Haitians.Learn more ...
Examining Evidence of Sexual Violence During the October 7th Attacks 13 March 2024 00:09:13
Israel says more than 1,200 Israelis were killed during the Hamas led assault on October 7th. Israel also says there were numerous instances of sexual violence perpetrated that day. This is a charge Hamas denies. To understand the difficulties in investigating the allegation, we hear about the exper...
Examining Evidence of Sexual Violence During the October 7th Attacks
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Israel says more than 1,200 Israelis were killed during the Hamas led assault on October 7th. Israel also says there were numerous instances of sexual violence perpetrated that day. This is a charge Hamas denies. To understand the difficulties in investigating the allegation, we hear about the exper...
A Surprising Sight in War: A Bakery 12 March 2024 00:05:35
Even in the face of food shortages a bakery in Gaza is making cakes for people living in tents. NPR's producer in Gaza takes us to the bakery and introduces the baker.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Surprising Sight in War: A Bakery
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Even in the face of food shortages a bakery in Gaza is making cakes for people living in tents. NPR's producer in Gaza takes us to the bakery and introduces the baker.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What to do with Russia's Frozen $300 Billion; A Trek in Morocco's Atlas Mountains 11 March 2024 00:09:07
When Russia launched its full scale invasion of Ukraine two years ago, the U.S. and western allies froze $300 billion dollars worth of Russian assets. Now the U.S. wants to send that money to Ukraine, but many European countries don't agree with that plan. And we take a trip to the wild, remote Hig...
What to do with Russia's Frozen $300 Billion; A Trek in Morocco's Atlas Mountains
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When Russia launched its full scale invasion of Ukraine two years ago, the U.S. and western allies froze $300 billion dollars worth of Russian assets. Now the U.S. wants to send that money to Ukraine, but many European countries don't agree with that plan. And we take a trip to the wild, remote Hig...
What It's Like to Cover the War Between Israel and Hamas 08 March 2024 00:34:33
In this longer episode we go deep on what it's like to cover both sides of the war between Israel and Hamas. Our friends at the Embedded podcast talk to NPR's Daniel Estrin about some of the people he's reported on and how he approaches covering this difficult and divisive story.Learn more about spo...
What It's Like to Cover the War Between Israel and Hamas
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In this longer episode we go deep on what it's like to cover both sides of the war between Israel and Hamas. Our friends at the Embedded podcast talk to NPR's Daniel Estrin about some of the people he's reported on and how he approaches covering this difficult and divisive story.Learn more about spo...
How Israelis Have Changed in Five Months of War 07 March 2024 00:08:34
It has been five months since the October 7th Hamas attack that was the single deadliest day for Israelis in history, prompting the deadly Israeli assault on Gaza. Our reporter in Israel brings us five ways Israelis have been changed through five months of war. For more coverage of all sides of th...
How Israelis Have Changed in Five Months of War
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It has been five months since the October 7th Hamas attack that was the single deadliest day for Israelis in history, prompting the deadly Israeli assault on Gaza. Our reporter in Israel brings us five ways Israelis have been changed through five months of war. For more coverage of all sides of th...
How the U.S. Presidential Campaign is Viewed Around the World 06 March 2024 00:08:11
Our reporters from around the world give perspectives on what the U.S presidential election means for the countries they cover. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.org.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices...
How the U.S. Presidential Campaign is Viewed Around the World
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Our reporters from around the world give perspectives on what the U.S presidential election means for the countries they cover. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.org.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices...
Tourism in Europe Recovers Causing Delight and Dismay 05 March 2024 00:05:52
During the COVID-19 pandemic, European cities experienced a dramatic drop in tourism. Now that visitors have returned in force, locals have mixed feelings. Many cities rely on tourism money, but throngs of people and the demand for short-term rentals can change the very places people are clamoring t...
Tourism in Europe Recovers Causing Delight and Dismay
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During the COVID-19 pandemic, European cities experienced a dramatic drop in tourism. Now that visitors have returned in force, locals have mixed feelings. Many cities rely on tourism money, but throngs of people and the demand for short-term rentals can change the very places people are clamoring t...
Why Millions of Palestinians Living in Arab Countries are Stateless 04 March 2024 00:08:07
There are an estimated six million Palestinian refugees. Most of them are descendants of families forced to leave their homeland in 1948, during the war surrounding the establishment of Israel. They're scattered around the world and in some of the countries where they've settled, they've been statel...
Why Millions of Palestinians Living in Arab Countries are Stateless
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There are an estimated six million Palestinian refugees. Most of them are descendants of families forced to leave their homeland in 1948, during the war surrounding the establishment of Israel. They're scattered around the world and in some of the countries where they've settled, they've been statel...
Who Invented Indian Butter Chicken? 01 March 2024 00:07:49
Butter Chicken is a much-loved Indian dish, both within the country and around the world. But who can claim they invented it? That question is the subject of a lawsuit. Our reporter tries to get to the bottom of butter chicken's origin and finds out that it is a journey through India's history. You...
Who Invented Indian Butter Chicken?
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Butter Chicken is a much-loved Indian dish, both within the country and around the world. But who can claim they invented it? That question is the subject of a lawsuit. Our reporter tries to get to the bottom of butter chicken's origin and finds out that it is a journey through India's history. You...
Was the Former President of Georgia Poisoned? 29 February 2024 00:05:15
The former Soviet republic of Georgia is seeking membership in the European Union. But that effort may be complicated by treatment of the western-leaning former president who is in jail and in poor health. His supporters say he was poisoned.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.co...
Was the Former President of Georgia Poisoned?
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The former Soviet republic of Georgia is seeking membership in the European Union. But that effort may be complicated by treatment of the western-leaning former president who is in jail and in poor health. His supporters say he was poisoned.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.co...
An Instagram Influencer Struggling to Show the Positive Side of Life in Gaza 28 February 2024 00:08:49
A young Instagram influencer in Gaza built a big following posting feel-good videos during years of hardship. He tried to keep the positivity in his feed after the war between Israel and Hamas started, but was then confronted with tragedy in his life.For more coverage of all sides of this conflict,...
An Instagram Influencer Struggling to Show the Positive Side of Life in Gaza
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A young Instagram influencer in Gaza built a big following posting feel-good videos during years of hardship. He tried to keep the positivity in his feed after the war between Israel and Hamas started, but was then confronted with tragedy in his life.For more coverage of all sides of this conflict,...
Dry Taps in Mexico City and Far Right Rallies in Sao Paulo 27 February 2024 00:09:11
Abnormally low rain fall and aging infrastructure cause a severe water shortage in Mexico City. Tens of thousands rally for Brazil's ex-president Jair Bolsonaro in Sao Paolo.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Dry Taps in Mexico City and Far Right Rallies in Sao Paulo
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Abnormally low rain fall and aging infrastructure cause a severe water shortage in Mexico City. Tens of thousands rally for Brazil's ex-president Jair Bolsonaro in Sao Paolo.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Rebuilding Democracy in Poland 26 February 2024 00:06:56
During its eight years in power, the far-right Law and Justice Party dismantled democratic institutions in Poland. Now the new government is working to restore those institutions and they're starting with the judiciary.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy...
Rebuilding Democracy in Poland
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During its eight years in power, the far-right Law and Justice Party dismantled democratic institutions in Poland. Now the new government is working to restore those institutions and they're starting with the judiciary.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy...
The Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Two Years On 23 February 2024 00:15:09
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is marking a grim second anniversary. We hear from Ukrainians who are determined to remain in their homes, and what some Russians say about their country as it enters a third year of waging war on Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/ad...
The Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Two Years On
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The Russian invasion of Ukraine is marking a grim second anniversary. We hear from Ukrainians who are determined to remain in their homes, and what some Russians say about their country as it enters a third year of waging war on Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/ad...
Facing A Weapons Shortage, Ukraine Builds Its Own 22 February 2024 00:06:46
Ukraine is running out of arms. As Russian troops advance and the war grinds on, foreign aid to buy more weapons is stalled. So Ukraine is making its own. NPR's Joanna Kakissis visits the Ukrainians ramping up the manufacture of mortars, howitzers and high-tech defense weapons.Learn more about spons...
Facing A Weapons Shortage, Ukraine Builds Its Own
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Ukraine is running out of arms. As Russian troops advance and the war grinds on, foreign aid to buy more weapons is stalled. So Ukraine is making its own. NPR's Joanna Kakissis visits the Ukrainians ramping up the manufacture of mortars, howitzers and high-tech defense weapons.Learn more about spons...
What is the Future of Russian Opposition to Putin? 21 February 2024 00:09:15
Alexei Navalny is the latest in a string of critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin to die. So what is the future of Russian opposition? We hear about the challenges Navalny's widow, Yulia Navalnaya, will face in taking a leadership role in the opposition. And an interview with Russian politicia...
What is the Future of Russian Opposition to Putin?
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Alexei Navalny is the latest in a string of critics of Russian President Vladimir Putin to die. So what is the future of Russian opposition? We hear about the challenges Navalny's widow, Yulia Navalnaya, will face in taking a leadership role in the opposition. And an interview with Russian politicia...
Rising Tensions Between Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank 20 February 2024 00:08:37
Israel has stepped up security in the occupied West Bank. And with the military focused on Gaza, they're using newly formed security forces made up of Jewish settlers to provide that security. Israeli activists and Palestinians warn that members of those forces want to drive Palestinians off their l...
Rising Tensions Between Israelis and Palestinians in the West Bank
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Israel has stepped up security in the occupied West Bank. And with the military focused on Gaza, they're using newly formed security forces made up of Jewish settlers to provide that security. Israeli activists and Palestinians warn that members of those forces want to drive Palestinians off their l...
Surprising Effects of the Middle East Conflict Felt Far Away 19 February 2024 00:08:43
We hear two stories of how Israel's war with Hamas in Gaza is being felt in places very far away. In India, thousands of workers are hoping to head to Israel because of a shortage caused by security concerns. And in the UK, people are worried that global supply chains disrupted because of the war, w...
Surprising Effects of the Middle East Conflict Felt Far Away
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We hear two stories of how Israel's war with Hamas in Gaza is being felt in places very far away. In India, thousands of workers are hoping to head to Israel because of a shortage caused by security concerns. And in the UK, people are worried that global supply chains disrupted because of the war, w...
Outspoken Critic of Russia's Leader Dies in Prison 16 February 2024 00:06:54
Alexei Navalny, frequent critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin, has died in prison according to Russian authorities. Our Moscow correspondent looks at the legacy of a man who fought to free his country from corruption and authoritarianism.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices...
Outspoken Critic of Russia's Leader Dies in Prison
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Alexei Navalny, frequent critic of Russian president Vladimir Putin, has died in prison according to Russian authorities. Our Moscow correspondent looks at the legacy of a man who fought to free his country from corruption and authoritarianism.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices...
Dire Conditions for Civilians in Gaza and an Uncertain Future for Humanitarian Aid 15 February 2024 00:13:16
We'll hear from an U.N. administrator in Gaza about what conditions are like for civilians and what funding cuts, a result of Israel's accusations of UN employees' working with Hamas, will mean for humanitarian aid in Gaza. And an unlikely connection between a graffiti artist in Dublin and a grievin...
Dire Conditions for Civilians in Gaza and an Uncertain Future for Humanitarian Aid
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We'll hear from an U.N. administrator in Gaza about what conditions are like for civilians and what funding cuts, a result of Israel's accusations of UN employees' working with Hamas, will mean for humanitarian aid in Gaza. And an unlikely connection between a graffiti artist in Dublin and a grievin...
Ukraine's Train of Love 14 February 2024 00:04:35
When Ukrainian soldiers get a day or two off from the frontlines, loved ones will often take the train to nearby cities to see them. Our reporter shows us what love looks like in a time of war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukraine's Train of Love
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When Ukrainian soldiers get a day or two off from the frontlines, loved ones will often take the train to nearby cities to see them. Our reporter shows us what love looks like in a time of war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Portugal's Success Combating its Opioid Crisis 13 February 2024 00:12:15
While opioid deaths in the U.S. have soared, Portugal has been able to cut overdose deaths by 80%. We travel there and find that the different outcomes are the result of a different approach. And while you might be able to picture what Rio de Janeiro's world-famous Carnival looks like in the Samab...
Portugal's Success Combating its Opioid Crisis
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While opioid deaths in the U.S. have soared, Portugal has been able to cut overdose deaths by 80%. We travel there and find that the different outcomes are the result of a different approach. And while you might be able to picture what Rio de Janeiro's world-famous Carnival looks like in the Samab...
Rising Mideast Tension Could Force the U.S. Out of Iraq 12 February 2024 00:09:06
The war in Gaza is creating tensions across the Middle East. Nowhere more so than Iraq, where Iran-backed militias are attacking US bases and forcing a dangerous confrontation. We hear about it from our correspondent in Baghdad.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNP...
Rising Mideast Tension Could Force the U.S. Out of Iraq
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The war in Gaza is creating tensions across the Middle East. Nowhere more so than Iraq, where Iran-backed militias are attacking US bases and forcing a dangerous confrontation. We hear about it from our correspondent in Baghdad.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNP...
Some Gazans More Openly Angry Towards Hamas 10 February 2024 00:05:44
Some Palestinians in Gaza express rising anger at Hamas, four months after the militant group attacked Israel, prompting a punishing bombardment.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Some Gazans More Openly Angry Towards Hamas
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Some Palestinians in Gaza express rising anger at Hamas, four months after the militant group attacked Israel, prompting a punishing bombardment.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
John Cage's composition, 'ASLSP,' 'As Slow As Possible,' Lives Up to its Name 08 February 2024 00:05:45
If all goes as planned, the work by the late composer John Cage will take over 600 years to perform. A specially rigged organ in Germany has been performing the piece since 2001, and it recently struck a new chord in the first time in two years.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoice...
John Cage's composition, 'ASLSP,' 'As Slow As Possible,' Lives Up to its Name
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If all goes as planned, the work by the late composer John Cage will take over 600 years to perform. A specially rigged organ in Germany has been performing the piece since 2001, and it recently struck a new chord in the first time in two years.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoice...
What Will Gaza Be Like After the War is Over? 07 February 2024 00:12:58
We hear from three Palestinians about their hopes and fears of a rebuilt Gaza after the fighting ends. We get perspectives from an architect, a humanitarian and a musician. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.org/mideastupdates.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcas...
What Will Gaza Be Like After the War is Over?
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We hear from three Palestinians about their hopes and fears of a rebuilt Gaza after the fighting ends. We get perspectives from an architect, a humanitarian and a musician. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.org/mideastupdates.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcas...
Kindergarten Resumes in a War Zone 06 February 2024 00:06:36
We hear about a kindergarten in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, which has finally resumed, holding classes underground in a metro station to keep students safe from Russian attacks.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Kindergarten Resumes in a War Zone
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We hear about a kindergarten in the Ukrainian city of Kharkiv, which has finally resumed, holding classes underground in a metro station to keep students safe from Russian attacks.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Tour of Gaza's Ancient Sites, Now Lost to War 05 February 2024 00:07:20
Among the vast destruction of buildings in Gaza, some historically valuable and irreplaceable sites are now in ruins. Our correspondent visited some of of these places before the war and brings us to them, then and now. To see photos of some of the places referenced in this story and for more cover...
A Tour of Gaza's Ancient Sites, Now Lost to War
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Among the vast destruction of buildings in Gaza, some historically valuable and irreplaceable sites are now in ruins. Our correspondent visited some of of these places before the war and brings us to them, then and now. To see photos of some of the places referenced in this story and for more cover...
The Phone Line Connecting Gazans to West Bank First Responders 02 February 2024 00:05:57
For Gazans in crisis, a West Bank emergency call center is one of the few remaining sources of help. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.org/mideastupdatesLearn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Phone Line Connecting Gazans to West Bank First Responders
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For Gazans in crisis, a West Bank emergency call center is one of the few remaining sources of help. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.org/mideastupdatesLearn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Are North and South Korea Coming Closer to War? 01 February 2024 00:08:04
Tensions and talk of war are escalating between North and South Korea. Our correspondent in Seoul explains why the temperature has increased and he takes us to an island near the maritime border between North and South Korea that has seen clashes in the past.Learn more about sponsor message choices:...
Are North and South Korea Coming Closer to War?
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Tensions and talk of war are escalating between North and South Korea. Our correspondent in Seoul explains why the temperature has increased and he takes us to an island near the maritime border between North and South Korea that has seen clashes in the past.Learn more about sponsor message choices:...
Can One Small Nation Be the Key to a Pause to the Fighting in Gaza? 31 January 2024 00:08:04
The small Gulf nation of Qatar recently announced a framework for a deal between Israel and Hamas to pause the fighting in Gaza. We sit down with the Prime Minister of Qatar to hear how soon a deal could be reached and what impact the recent killing of U.S. servicemembers has had on the negotiations...
Can One Small Nation Be the Key to a Pause to the Fighting in Gaza?
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The small Gulf nation of Qatar recently announced a framework for a deal between Israel and Hamas to pause the fighting in Gaza. We sit down with the Prime Minister of Qatar to hear how soon a deal could be reached and what impact the recent killing of U.S. servicemembers has had on the negotiations...
What it's Like to Be in a Russian Missile Attack 30 January 2024 00:07:03
Russia launches hundreds of missiles at Ukraine every month. We hear the story of one such attack, that destroyed a well-known hotel and changed the life of one young woman. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.orgLearn more ...
What it's Like to Be in a Russian Missile Attack
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Russia launches hundreds of missiles at Ukraine every month. We hear the story of one such attack, that destroyed a well-known hotel and changed the life of one young woman. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.orgLearn more ...
Israeli and Palestinian Families Use Radio to Send Messages to Hostages and Prisoners 29 January 2024 00:07:37
A source of anguish for both Israeli and Palestinian families in nearly four months of the Gaza war, is the large number of hostages and prisoners taken by each side. Thousands of family members in the dark about the fate of their loved ones. So they're trying to reach them through Israeli and Pales...
Israeli and Palestinian Families Use Radio to Send Messages to Hostages and Prisoners
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A source of anguish for both Israeli and Palestinian families in nearly four months of the Gaza war, is the large number of hostages and prisoners taken by each side. Thousands of family members in the dark about the fate of their loved ones. So they're trying to reach them through Israeli and Pales...
What's the Recent Hype Behind Korean Fine Dining? 26 January 2024 00:05:53
After the rise of K-pop and K-drama, Korean haute cuisine is also going global. We hear that it's the result of an evolution of the food, creative chefs and a touch of crafty support from the government.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What's the Recent Hype Behind Korean Fine Dining?
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After the rise of K-pop and K-drama, Korean haute cuisine is also going global. We hear that it's the result of an evolution of the food, creative chefs and a touch of crafty support from the government.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Anti-War Movement in Israel Includes Mothers of Israeli Soldiers 25 January 2024 00:09:53
There is a small but growing anti-war movement in Israel and it includes mothers of those serving in the Israeli military. We hear why they're protesting. And an American chemist's book about tea provokes a strong reaction in Britain.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adch...
Anti-War Movement in Israel Includes Mothers of Israeli Soldiers
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There is a small but growing anti-war movement in Israel and it includes mothers of those serving in the Israeli military. We hear why they're protesting. And an American chemist's book about tea provokes a strong reaction in Britain.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adch...
How a Pineapple Illustrates Relations Between China and Taiwan 24 January 2024 00:08:44
We hear of the saga of the mango pineapple, an exclusive new pineapple cultivar from Taiwan that was allegedly stolen by China. It shows the economic ties between two places that are also adversaries and the incident is prompting questions about how far Beijing will go to coerce Taiwan — and who rea...
How a Pineapple Illustrates Relations Between China and Taiwan
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We hear of the saga of the mango pineapple, an exclusive new pineapple cultivar from Taiwan that was allegedly stolen by China. It shows the economic ties between two places that are also adversaries and the incident is prompting questions about how far Beijing will go to coerce Taiwan — and who rea...
The Economic Impact of the War, In Israel And In the West Bank 23 January 2024 00:14:34
We look at the economic impacts caused by the war in Gaza between Israel and Hamas. In Israel, the call-up of military reserves has led to a severe labor shortage. In the West Bank, curtailed economic activity with Israel has taken a toll. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to np...
The Economic Impact of the War, In Israel And In the West Bank
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We look at the economic impacts caused by the war in Gaza between Israel and Hamas. In Israel, the call-up of military reserves has led to a severe labor shortage. In the West Bank, curtailed economic activity with Israel has taken a toll. For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to np...
How Life is Transforming in Russian Occupied Ukraine 22 January 2024 00:08:14
We talk to a Russia expert who is keeping tabs on what is going on in the roughly 18% of Ukraine that Russia now controls. He says that an "administrative occupation" seeks to incorporate the people that live in those areas into Russian politics and culture. And that with U.S. and Western aid for Uk...
How Life is Transforming in Russian Occupied Ukraine
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We talk to a Russia expert who is keeping tabs on what is going on in the roughly 18% of Ukraine that Russia now controls. He says that an "administrative occupation" seeks to incorporate the people that live in those areas into Russian politics and culture. And that with U.S. and Western aid for Uk...
Will a Controversial Temple in India Become a Political Flashpoint? 19 January 2024 00:04:58
In Northern India, Prime Minister Modi consecrates a temple to the Hindu god Ram. The event is meant to draw support ahead of spring elections, but it also highlights the growing rift between Hindu nationalists and Muslim communities.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adcho...
Will a Controversial Temple in India Become a Political Flashpoint?
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In Northern India, Prime Minister Modi consecrates a temple to the Hindu god Ram. The event is meant to draw support ahead of spring elections, but it also highlights the growing rift between Hindu nationalists and Muslim communities.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adcho...
A Vital Ukrainian Port Survives Despite Russian Attacks 18 January 2024 00:06:26
Grain export is a vital part of the Ukrainian economy and Russian attacks and threats on ports have come close to shutting it down. We go to one Ukrainian port, barely used before the war, which has now become crucial.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
A Vital Ukrainian Port Survives Despite Russian Attacks
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Grain export is a vital part of the Ukrainian economy and Russian attacks and threats on ports have come close to shutting it down. We go to one Ukrainian port, barely used before the war, which has now become crucial.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
Has the Israeli Military Made Progress in Its Goal of Destroying Hamas? 17 January 2024 00:07:51
It has been over one hundred days since the war between Israel and Hamas began with an attack on Israel October 7th, killing over 1,200 with more than two hundred Israelis taken hostage. Israel responded with a ground, air and sea offensive on Gaza that has killed thousands and displaced many more. ...
Has the Israeli Military Made Progress in Its Goal of Destroying Hamas?
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It has been over one hundred days since the war between Israel and Hamas began with an attack on Israel October 7th, killing over 1,200 with more than two hundred Israelis taken hostage. Israel responded with a ground, air and sea offensive on Gaza that has killed thousands and displaced many more. ...
A Pivotal Election in Taiwan and a Guatemala Inauguration that Almost Didn't Happen 16 January 2024 00:08:52
Taiwan held a close and closely watched election for president that has implications for the self-ruled island's relationship with China, which claims Taiwan as it's own. And Guatemala swore in a new president, the anti-corruption campaigner Bernardo Arevalo. But opponents tried to prevent the tran...
A Pivotal Election in Taiwan and a Guatemala Inauguration that Almost Didn't Happen
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Taiwan held a close and closely watched election for president that has implications for the self-ruled island's relationship with China, which claims Taiwan as it's own. And Guatemala swore in a new president, the anti-corruption campaigner Bernardo Arevalo. But opponents tried to prevent the tran...
Hope for River Dolphins in Pakistan 15 January 2024 00:05:46
In Pakistan, a dolphin species that's lived in the Indus River for millions of years was facing near-extinction. Now, thanks to the help of nearby fisher-people, the dolphin is making a fragile recovery.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Hope for River Dolphins in Pakistan
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In Pakistan, a dolphin species that's lived in the Indus River for millions of years was facing near-extinction. Now, thanks to the help of nearby fisher-people, the dolphin is making a fragile recovery.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The U.S. and U.K attack targets in Yemen: What It Means for Global Shipping 12 January 2024 00:06:16
The series of strikes in Yemen were against the Houthis, an Iran-backed military group, that had been attacking military and commercial vessels in the Red Sea, in what they said was retaliation for Israel's war in Gaza. We hear from our national security correspondent and a international trade exper...
The U.S. and U.K attack targets in Yemen: What It Means for Global Shipping
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The series of strikes in Yemen were against the Houthis, an Iran-backed military group, that had been attacking military and commercial vessels in the Red Sea, in what they said was retaliation for Israel's war in Gaza. We hear from our national security correspondent and a international trade exper...
How People in China View Taiwan's Election 11 January 2024 00:08:20
Taiwan elects a president this weekend and while the government in China believes Taiwan should be under its control, we hear that people in China hold a variety of views about the island next door. And the story of a Palestinian artist in Gaza who continues to make art amid destruction and displac...
How People in China View Taiwan's Election
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Taiwan elects a president this weekend and while the government in China believes Taiwan should be under its control, we hear that people in China hold a variety of views about the island next door. And the story of a Palestinian artist in Gaza who continues to make art amid destruction and displac...
Why Truck Drivers in Poland are Blocking Goods Going Into Ukraine 10 January 2024 00:05:43
Poland has been one of Ukraine's strongest allies in its fight against Russia. But the two countries are now in a border dispute over trucking. Polish truckers are blocking thousands of Ukrainian trucks waiting to return home. We go to the border and talk to truckers on both sides of the dispute.L...
Why Truck Drivers in Poland are Blocking Goods Going Into Ukraine
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Poland has been one of Ukraine's strongest allies in its fight against Russia. But the two countries are now in a border dispute over trucking. Polish truckers are blocking thousands of Ukrainian trucks waiting to return home. We go to the border and talk to truckers on both sides of the dispute.L...
China's Influence on Taiwan's Politics and Taiwan's Influence on Chinese Pop Culture 09 January 2024 00:10:53
Taiwan has an important election coming up and we hear that relations with China is one of the main things on the minds of many voters. And though China is much bigger and more powerful than Taiwan, the island does wield influence in China when it comes to pop culture.Learn more about sponsor messag...
China's Influence on Taiwan's Politics and Taiwan's Influence on Chinese Pop Culture
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Taiwan has an important election coming up and we hear that relations with China is one of the main things on the minds of many voters. And though China is much bigger and more powerful than Taiwan, the island does wield influence in China when it comes to pop culture.Learn more about sponsor messag...
Why Are Soldiers From Nepal Joining Russia's Fight In Ukraine? 08 January 2024 00:06:59
Hundreds of Nepalese have travelled to Russia to join the army. They've been lured by the promise of employment and Russian citizenship. Some say they were told they wouldn't be doing risky jobs, but once they arrive they say they were sent to the front line to fight in Ukraine. Reporter Shalu Yadav...
Why Are Soldiers From Nepal Joining Russia's Fight In Ukraine?
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Hundreds of Nepalese have travelled to Russia to join the army. They've been lured by the promise of employment and Russian citizenship. Some say they were told they wouldn't be doing risky jobs, but once they arrive they say they were sent to the front line to fight in Ukraine. Reporter Shalu Yadav...
Return to the Motherland or Illegal Land Transfer? Depends on Who You Ask 05 January 2024 00:07:47
Ghana began encouraging people of African descent from around the world to move to the country in 2019, calling it the "Year of Return". They even created settlements for the people who took them up on the offer, giving out free land. But our correspondent talks to locals who say their farm land was...
Return to the Motherland or Illegal Land Transfer? Depends on Who You Ask
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Ghana began encouraging people of African descent from around the world to move to the country in 2019, calling it the "Year of Return". They even created settlements for the people who took them up on the offer, giving out free land. But our correspondent talks to locals who say their farm land was...
When Will the War in Gaza End? 04 January 2024 00:11:39
Israel's Prime Minister has vowed to fight until the "definitive victory over Hamas". But what is actually achievable? Our correspondent in Tel Aviv examines what it will take for Israel to declare mission accomplished in Gaza, and end the war. And Uber is trying to win over cab drivers in London, ...
When Will the War in Gaza End?
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Israel's Prime Minister has vowed to fight until the "definitive victory over Hamas". But what is actually achievable? Our correspondent in Tel Aviv examines what it will take for Israel to declare mission accomplished in Gaza, and end the war. And Uber is trying to win over cab drivers in London, ...
Chinese Storytellers Find Freedom in New York City 03 January 2024 00:05:43
Inside China, the state is cracking down queer and feminist groups... so some are staging their own events in New York City. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.org. And you can donate to your local NPR member station by goin...
Chinese Storytellers Find Freedom in New York City
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Inside China, the state is cracking down queer and feminist groups... so some are staging their own events in New York City. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.org. And you can donate to your local NPR member station by goin...
Roman Temples Revealed in Turkey and Greece Seeks Return of Elgin Marbles 02 January 2024 00:08:03
Greece says Britain should return sculptures taken from the Acropolis and a Turkish archeological dig uncovers Roman churches, temples, and canals. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.org. And you can donate to your local N...
Roman Temples Revealed in Turkey and Greece Seeks Return of Elgin Marbles
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Greece says Britain should return sculptures taken from the Acropolis and a Turkish archeological dig uncovers Roman churches, temples, and canals. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.org. And you can donate to your local N...
Portraying Africa's Beauty and Challenges Through Music and Art 01 January 2024 00:09:27
Two stories about Africa's art and music. We hear from a rapper who raises awareness of the war in Sudan. And attend an influential art festival in Lagos.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Portraying Africa's Beauty and Challenges Through Music and Art
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Two stories about Africa's art and music. We hear from a rapper who raises awareness of the war in Sudan. And attend an influential art festival in Lagos.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Accusations of Betrayal in One Ukrainian Village 29 December 2023 00:05:21
A Ukrainian village with divided loyalties reels from both the loss of life following a missile attack and the loss of trust in their community.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Accusations of Betrayal in One Ukrainian Village
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A Ukrainian village with divided loyalties reels from both the loss of life following a missile attack and the loss of trust in their community.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Rare Look Inside Nicaragua 28 December 2023 00:08:48
NPR's Eyder Peralta brings exclusive reporting from Nicaragua, which has become one of the most authoritarian countries in the Western Hemisphere, and bars foreign journalists. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.org. And yo...
A Rare Look Inside Nicaragua
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NPR's Eyder Peralta brings exclusive reporting from Nicaragua, which has become one of the most authoritarian countries in the Western Hemisphere, and bars foreign journalists. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.org. And yo...
Russia's Battle With Western Culture Is No Match For Barbie 27 December 2023 00:08:08
Hollywood left Russia after the invasion of Ukraine. However, improbably, Barbie was a huge hit in the country. Our correspondent in Moscow examines the phenomenon.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Russia's Battle With Western Culture Is No Match For Barbie
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Hollywood left Russia after the invasion of Ukraine. However, improbably, Barbie was a huge hit in the country. Our correspondent in Moscow examines the phenomenon.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Making Babies... Baby Glaciers, that is 26 December 2023 00:14:42
Surviving climate threats demands adaptation. In Bangladesh, an engineer and a housewife improvised their own early warning system for historic floods. And villagers in Pakistan are revisiting an old tradition of growing their own glaciers. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free ...
Making Babies... Baby Glaciers, that is
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Surviving climate threats demands adaptation. In Bangladesh, an engineer and a housewife improvised their own early warning system for historic floods. And villagers in Pakistan are revisiting an old tradition of growing their own glaciers. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free ...
Building a New Castle the 13th Century Way 25 December 2023 00:06:21
We visit Guedelon Castle in Burgundy, France. A 26 year-old building project, dedicated to training workers in medieval construction techniques and teaching visitors about history.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Building a New Castle the 13th Century Way
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We visit Guedelon Castle in Burgundy, France. A 26 year-old building project, dedicated to training workers in medieval construction techniques and teaching visitors about history.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Germany's China Dependence and Dilemma 22 December 2023 00:07:44
German economists and politicians have warned German companies to not rely so heavily on Chinese businesses, advocating "de-risking". We go to Germany's industrial heartland where business leaders have found that advice hard to follow.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adch...
Germany's China Dependence and Dilemma
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German economists and politicians have warned German companies to not rely so heavily on Chinese businesses, advocating "de-risking". We go to Germany's industrial heartland where business leaders have found that advice hard to follow.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adch...
What Raw Fish Tells Us About the Ukrainian Economy 21 December 2023 00:06:12
Ukraine is been at war for nearly 22 months, with airports closed and many sea ports blockaded. Yet NPR's Nathan Rott has found sushi in the country is widely available. And, he says, that says something about the supply chain and the resilience of the Ukrainian economy. Support the NPR Network by...
What Raw Fish Tells Us About the Ukrainian Economy
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Ukraine is been at war for nearly 22 months, with airports closed and many sea ports blockaded. Yet NPR's Nathan Rott has found sushi in the country is widely available. And, he says, that says something about the supply chain and the resilience of the Ukrainian economy. Support the NPR Network by...
The U.S. Relationship With Israel 20 December 2023 00:07:24
U.S. officals have been increasingly public in their appeals to Israel to limit casualties in Gaza, but so far nothing has changed. So what does this say about the relationship between the U.S. and Israel now? We hear from a retired diplomat with long experience in the region.Learn more about spon...
The U.S. Relationship With Israel
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U.S. officals have been increasingly public in their appeals to Israel to limit casualties in Gaza, but so far nothing has changed. So what does this say about the relationship between the U.S. and Israel now? We hear from a retired diplomat with long experience in the region.Learn more about spon...
Ukraine isn't the only country partially occupied by Russia 19 December 2023 00:11:09
Even as Ukraine continues to battle Russia, funding from the West is in doubt. We hear from some Ukrainians who are nervous about the funding. And the former Soviet state of Georgia has been partially occupied by Russia since 2008. We hear about Georgia's delicate balance between Russia and the W...
Ukraine isn't the only country partially occupied by Russia
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Even as Ukraine continues to battle Russia, funding from the West is in doubt. We hear from some Ukrainians who are nervous about the funding. And the former Soviet state of Georgia has been partially occupied by Russia since 2008. We hear about Georgia's delicate balance between Russia and the W...
Why is the Mood in China Changing? 18 December 2023 00:09:02
China is at an inflection point. The country that enjoyed decades of growth, confident that the future was bright, has experienced a shift in the vibes. Our correspondent in Beijing illustrates what this looks like by bringing us stories from 4 people living in China today.Learn more about sponsor...
Why is the Mood in China Changing?
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China is at an inflection point. The country that enjoyed decades of growth, confident that the future was bright, has experienced a shift in the vibes. Our correspondent in Beijing illustrates what this looks like by bringing us stories from 4 people living in China today.Learn more about sponsor...
Some Convicted Russian Prisoners, Who Fought In Ukraine, Are Now Free 15 December 2023 00:09:52
A government program in Russia offers pardons to prisoners convicted of serious crime who agree to fight in Ukraine, if they survive. The policy has serious consequences for victims of crimes and their families. We hear more from our correspondent in Moscow. Sign up for State of the World+ to liste...
Some Convicted Russian Prisoners, Who Fought In Ukraine, Are Now Free
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A government program in Russia offers pardons to prisoners convicted of serious crime who agree to fight in Ukraine, if they survive. The policy has serious consequences for victims of crimes and their families. We hear more from our correspondent in Moscow. Sign up for State of the World+ to liste...
Rising Popularity of Hamas in the West Bank 14 December 2023 00:05:58
Though Israel's goal in Gaza is to eliminate Hamas as a military threat, there appears to be rising popularity for Hamas among Palestinians in the West Bank. We travel there and hear that many Palestinians don't believe Hamas committed atrocities in the October 7th attack. Sign up for State of the...
Rising Popularity of Hamas in the West Bank
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Though Israel's goal in Gaza is to eliminate Hamas as a military threat, there appears to be rising popularity for Hamas among Palestinians in the West Bank. We travel there and hear that many Palestinians don't believe Hamas committed atrocities in the October 7th attack. Sign up for State of the...
Ukraine's Tech Industry Works to Defeat an Enemy and Rebuild an Economy 13 December 2023 00:07:59
Nearly two years into Russia's full-scale invasion, Ukraine is building its tech industry as a part of its war effort and as a means of rebuilding its economy. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.orgLearn more about sponsor...
Ukraine's Tech Industry Works to Defeat an Enemy and Rebuild an Economy
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Nearly two years into Russia's full-scale invasion, Ukraine is building its tech industry as a part of its war effort and as a means of rebuilding its economy. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.orgLearn more about sponsor...
Israel's Military Offensive in Gaza's Second-Largest City 12 December 2023 00:06:18
There is a fierce battle between Israeli forces and Hamas in the city of Khan Younis in Gaza. The battle is coming close to the city's main hospital. We hear dispatches from Khan Younis. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.o...
Israel's Military Offensive in Gaza's Second-Largest City
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There is a fierce battle between Israeli forces and Hamas in the city of Khan Younis in Gaza. The battle is coming close to the city's main hospital. We hear dispatches from Khan Younis. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Visit plus.npr.o...
A Power Shift In Poland; French Singer Edith Piaf and AI 11 December 2023 00:09:31
A vote in the Polish parliament ended the rule of a right-wing political party— an historic power shift in the country, which is a key US ally and NATO member. A movie studio plans to use artificial intelligence to recreate the voice and image of iconic late French cabaret singer Edith Piaf. Super-...
A Power Shift In Poland; French Singer Edith Piaf and AI
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A vote in the Polish parliament ended the rule of a right-wing political party— an historic power shift in the country, which is a key US ally and NATO member. A movie studio plans to use artificial intelligence to recreate the voice and image of iconic late French cabaret singer Edith Piaf. Super-...
Can the UK Send Undocumented Migrants to Rwanda? 08 December 2023 00:04:07
The British government is pushing forward with a controversial plan to deport undocumented migrants, no matter where they've come from, to the central African country of Rwanda.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Can the UK Send Undocumented Migrants to Rwanda?
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The British government is pushing forward with a controversial plan to deport undocumented migrants, no matter where they've come from, to the central African country of Rwanda.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A second frontline: fighting on the border between Israel and Lebanon 07 December 2023 00:11:21
Israeli forces have traded artillery and rocket fire with Hezbollah, a militia backed by Iran that operates in Lebanon. We hear the voices of people living on both sides of the Israel-Lebanon border. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Vis...
A second frontline: fighting on the border between Israel and Lebanon
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Israeli forces have traded artillery and rocket fire with Hezbollah, a militia backed by Iran that operates in Lebanon. We hear the voices of people living on both sides of the Israel-Lebanon border. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR journalists. Vis...
Ukraine prepares for winter attacks on infrastructure 06 December 2023 00:07:47
Russia has made it a practice of attacking electrical infrastructure in Ukraine over the winter with missiles and drones. We hear about Ukraine's preparations for these attacks and how they'll be put to the test. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR jou...
Ukraine prepares for winter attacks on infrastructure
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Russia has made it a practice of attacking electrical infrastructure in Ukraine over the winter with missiles and drones. We hear about Ukraine's preparations for these attacks and how they'll be put to the test. Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sponsor-free and support the work of NPR jou...
The oil-rich country hosting this year's international climate summit 05 December 2023 00:05:44
Once again at COP28, the annual global climate summit, experts are warning of the dire consequences of the world ignoring a warming planet. But this year that message is being delivered in the United Arab Emirates, a country that is dependent on oil and gas. Our correspondent based in Dubai is at th...
The oil-rich country hosting this year's international climate summit
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Once again at COP28, the annual global climate summit, experts are warning of the dire consequences of the world ignoring a warming planet. But this year that message is being delivered in the United Arab Emirates, a country that is dependent on oil and gas. Our correspondent based in Dubai is at th...
Will Venezuela invade Guyana? And counselling Ukrainian children traumatized by war 04 December 2023 00:08:47
Venezuela held a vote on whether to annex some of neighboring Guyana. But the turnout may point to problems for the autocratic ruler of Venezuela.And, a rehabilitation camp in Ukraine for children, who have witnessed death, survived bombings and lost family.Learn more about sponsor message choices: ...
Will Venezuela invade Guyana? And counselling Ukrainian children traumatized by war
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Venezuela held a vote on whether to annex some of neighboring Guyana. But the turnout may point to problems for the autocratic ruler of Venezuela.And, a rehabilitation camp in Ukraine for children, who have witnessed death, survived bombings and lost family.Learn more about sponsor message choices: ...
The Israel-Hamas cease-fire ends and fighting resumes 01 December 2023 00:07:59
After a week-long pause, Hamas again fired rockets into Israel and Israel resumed airstrikes in Gaza. A report on why the fighting resumed. And were Gaza's hospitals able to resupply and catch up on treating patients during the cease-fire?For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.or...
The Israel-Hamas cease-fire ends and fighting resumes
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After a week-long pause, Hamas again fired rockets into Israel and Israel resumed airstrikes in Gaza. A report on why the fighting resumed. And were Gaza's hospitals able to resupply and catch up on treating patients during the cease-fire?For more coverage of all sides of this conflict, go to npr.or...
War fatigue in Russia 30 November 2023 00:09:17
Our reporter in Moscow tells us of a manifesto, claiming to be from families of Russian troops, calling for demobilization and other signs of faltering support for Russia's war in Ukraine.And amid an improving economy, Venezuela is trying to ramp up oil production. But with neglected oil infrastruct...
War fatigue in Russia
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Our reporter in Moscow tells us of a manifesto, claiming to be from families of Russian troops, calling for demobilization and other signs of faltering support for Russia's war in Ukraine.And amid an improving economy, Venezuela is trying to ramp up oil production. But with neglected oil infrastruct...
What it's like on the ground in Gaza from an Israeli and a Palestinian 29 November 2023 00:12:53
We hear about two experiences of life in Gaza. One from a 22 year-old Israeli reserve soldier sent into the Gaza Strip with his unit. And a mother of two who lives in Gaza trying to shield her children from the horrors of war and stay alive.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.co...
What it's like on the ground in Gaza from an Israeli and a Palestinian
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We hear about two experiences of life in Gaza. One from a 22 year-old Israeli reserve soldier sent into the Gaza Strip with his unit. And a mother of two who lives in Gaza trying to shield her children from the horrors of war and stay alive.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.co...
Danger for Gazans who followed Israel's evacuation order; family of released hostage 28 November 2023 00:15:01
We hear from the family of four-year-old Abigail Edan, who was held hostage by Hamas and is the first American freed. And even though Israel urged civilians in northern Gaza to evacuate to the south of the territory for safety, Israeli bombardment in the south continued.Mark Giving Tuesday by signin...
Danger for Gazans who followed Israel's evacuation order; family of released hostage
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We hear from the family of four-year-old Abigail Edan, who was held hostage by Hamas and is the first American freed. And even though Israel urged civilians in northern Gaza to evacuate to the south of the territory for safety, Israeli bombardment in the south continued.Mark Giving Tuesday by signin...
The Hamas leader behind the October 7 attack and the hostage release 27 November 2023 00:06:43
The secretive leader of Hamas in Gaza, Yahiya Sinwar, is thought to be the mastermind of the October 7 attack on Israel and he has led the Hamas negotiations on hostages. Our Jerusalem correspondent has met the Hamas leader at press conferences over the years and has this look at who he is and what ...
The Hamas leader behind the October 7 attack and the hostage release
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The secretive leader of Hamas in Gaza, Yahiya Sinwar, is thought to be the mastermind of the October 7 attack on Israel and he has led the Hamas negotiations on hostages. Our Jerusalem correspondent has met the Hamas leader at press conferences over the years and has this look at who he is and what ...
The economic boom and environmental bust of illegal gold 24 November 2023 00:08:06
Illegal gold mining is profitable in Brazil, bringing in more than $2 billion a year. And the government has made it easier to get away with. But the practice damages the rainforest and poisons indigenous communities. We go to a town at the center of the illegal mine business.You can support NPR's j...
The economic boom and environmental bust of illegal gold
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Illegal gold mining is profitable in Brazil, bringing in more than $2 billion a year. And the government has made it easier to get away with. But the practice damages the rainforest and poisons indigenous communities. We go to a town at the center of the illegal mine business.You can support NPR's j...
A possible deal to release Israeli hostages; Russian news media in exile 22 November 2023 00:13:26
Hamas and Israel have reached a deal to release some Israeli hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners and a pause in fighting. We get the details from our reporter in Tel Aviv.And in Russia, a crack down on journalists following the invasion of Ukraine has caused some to continue their work ou...
A possible deal to release Israeli hostages; Russian news media in exile
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Hamas and Israel have reached a deal to release some Israeli hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners and a pause in fighting. We get the details from our reporter in Tel Aviv.And in Russia, a crack down on journalists following the invasion of Ukraine has caused some to continue their work ou...
What it's like to be a Palestinian living in Israel right now 21 November 2023 00:10:36
One fifth of Israeli citizens also identify as Palestinian or Arab. Israel's war with Gaza has meant a tension between the actions of their country and their identity. At the same time, many are facing increased discrimination.And we meet a mother whose premature babies were finally evacuated from...
What it's like to be a Palestinian living in Israel right now
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One fifth of Israeli citizens also identify as Palestinian or Arab. Israel's war with Gaza has meant a tension between the actions of their country and their identity. At the same time, many are facing increased discrimination.And we meet a mother whose premature babies were finally evacuated from...
We rewind to a time when Israel and Gaza were close to peace 20 November 2023 00:10:50
We hear about a time when an airport opened in Gaza, a U.S. president visited and it seemed like Palestinian statehood was close to being a reality.And, a multi-ethnic, multi-religious band in Israel is working to bridge some of the divides in the country.Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sp...
We rewind to a time when Israel and Gaza were close to peace
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We hear about a time when an airport opened in Gaza, a U.S. president visited and it seemed like Palestinian statehood was close to being a reality.And, a multi-ethnic, multi-religious band in Israel is working to bridge some of the divides in the country.Sign up for State of the World+ to listen sp...
An aid lifeline to Gaza: we go to the only crossing point in or out of the territory 17 November 2023 00:13:11
There's only one place goods or people are allowed to enter or leave Gaza. Our reporter is in Rafah, Egypt and sees the trickle of aid going into Gaza.Also, in an interview with NPR, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is vague on who will govern Gaza when the fighting stops.And comedians and...
An aid lifeline to Gaza: we go to the only crossing point in or out of the territory
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There's only one place goods or people are allowed to enter or leave Gaza. Our reporter is in Rafah, Egypt and sees the trickle of aid going into Gaza.Also, in an interview with NPR, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is vague on who will govern Gaza when the fighting stops.And comedians and...
President Biden's breakthrough agreements with the leader of China 16 November 2023 00:09:23
Biden met with President Xi Jinping of China for the first time in a year. And though expectations were low, our China correspondent tells us some important agreements emerged from the meeting.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
President Biden's breakthrough agreements with the leader of China
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Biden met with President Xi Jinping of China for the first time in a year. And though expectations were low, our China correspondent tells us some important agreements emerged from the meeting.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Israel's military enters Gaza hospital; Guatemala's president-elect on coup attempt 15 November 2023 00:10:14
The Israeli military says Hamas militants operate in the hospital. International rights groups say hospitals are protected under international law.And the president-elect of Guatemala, who won on an anti-corruption platform, believes the country's ruling elite are trying to prevent him from taking ...
Israel's military enters Gaza hospital; Guatemala's president-elect on coup attempt
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The Israeli military says Hamas militants operate in the hospital. International rights groups say hospitals are protected under international law.And the president-elect of Guatemala, who won on an anti-corruption platform, believes the country's ruling elite are trying to prevent him from taking ...
Renewed fighting on the border between Israel and Lebanon 14 November 2023 00:07:37
We go to southern Lebanon to hear from people who have endured decades of conflict and face new fighting as the war between Israel and Hamas increase regional tensions.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Renewed fighting on the border between Israel and Lebanon
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We go to southern Lebanon to hear from people who have endured decades of conflict and face new fighting as the war between Israel and Hamas increase regional tensions.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Ukrainian city one year after liberation from Russia 13 November 2023 00:05:39
The southern city of Kherson has been free from Russian occupation for a year. But while its liberation energized Ukrainian forces, Russian troops remain just a mile away.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Ukrainian city one year after liberation from Russia
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The southern city of Kherson has been free from Russian occupation for a year. But while its liberation energized Ukrainian forces, Russian troops remain just a mile away.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Can Berlin's legendary nightclubs survive? 10 November 2023 00:07:44
Berlin's iconic nightclubs are a cultural institution. But they face dwindling revenue due to decreased tourism and strained relationships with their gentrifying neighborhoods.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Can Berlin's legendary nightclubs survive?
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Berlin's iconic nightclubs are a cultural institution. But they face dwindling revenue due to decreased tourism and strained relationships with their gentrifying neighborhoods.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A massive civilian displacement caused by war— but not the war you're thinking of 09 November 2023 00:08:23
The war in Sudan has been going on for over six months. Thousands have died and more than six million have been displaced. He hear about conditions inside Sudan from the voices of those living through the violence.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Po...
A massive civilian displacement caused by war— but not the war you're thinking of
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The war in Sudan has been going on for over six months. Thousands have died and more than six million have been displaced. He hear about conditions inside Sudan from the voices of those living through the violence.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Po...
In the face of an escalating war, optimism for peace 08 November 2023 00:08:15
We hear from two people who negotiated previous peace proposals between Israelis and Palestinians. They believe there is a peaceful solution to the current conflict.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
In the face of an escalating war, optimism for peace
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We hear from two people who negotiated previous peace proposals between Israelis and Palestinians. They believe there is a peaceful solution to the current conflict.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Will the Israel-Hamas conflict spill over into a wider Middle East war? 07 November 2023 00:10:10
We hear about whether other groups, or countries, in the Middle East could expand the conflict beyond Israel and Gaza. And an account from a surgeon caring for patients in Gaza, under bombardment.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Will the Israel-Hamas conflict spill over into a wider Middle East war?
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We hear about whether other groups, or countries, in the Middle East could expand the conflict beyond Israel and Gaza. And an account from a surgeon caring for patients in Gaza, under bombardment.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The war in Ukraine and a high level disagreement over messaging 06 November 2023 00:09:44
Ukraine's president and top military commander disagree over the message to send about the lack of progress in the effort to retake territory from Russia. And the effort to recreate the original acoustics of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris as it is being rebuilt. Sign up for State of the World+ to l...
The war in Ukraine and a high level disagreement over messaging
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Ukraine's president and top military commander disagree over the message to send about the lack of progress in the effort to retake territory from Russia. And the effort to recreate the original acoustics of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris as it is being rebuilt. Sign up for State of the World+ to l...
What we know about Israel's ground war in Gaza 03 November 2023 00:08:04
The Israeli military isn't saying much about it's ground offensive in Gaza but satellite images and social media offer some clues about its strategy. And the dramatic scene at the border between Gaza and Egypt where only a small number of people are being allowed to escape the war.Learn more about s...
What we know about Israel's ground war in Gaza
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The Israeli military isn't saying much about it's ground offensive in Gaza but satellite images and social media offer some clues about its strategy. And the dramatic scene at the border between Gaza and Egypt where only a small number of people are being allowed to escape the war.Learn more about s...
An international summit on the dangers of A.I. 02 November 2023 00:09:21
Tech CEOs and politicians from around the world gathered to discuss the potential dangers posed by artificial intelligence and how to work together to prevent some of the worst outcomes from happening.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
An international summit on the dangers of A.I.
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Tech CEOs and politicians from around the world gathered to discuss the potential dangers posed by artificial intelligence and how to work together to prevent some of the worst outcomes from happening.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The tunnels of Gaza will present a formidable challenge for the Israeli military 01 November 2023 00:05:41
As Israel undergoes a ground assault of Gaza, Hamas will be able waiting to attack from a network of tunnels. We hear about the challenges that will present.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The tunnels of Gaza will present a formidable challenge for the Israeli military
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As Israel undergoes a ground assault of Gaza, Hamas will be able waiting to attack from a network of tunnels. We hear about the challenges that will present.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How do European countries view the war between Israel and Hamas? 31 October 2023 00:09:00
Reactions to the Israel-Hamas war vary across Europe, determined by each country's unique history and perspectives. We hear from NPR correspondents from three European capitals.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How do European countries view the war between Israel and Hamas?
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Reactions to the Israel-Hamas war vary across Europe, determined by each country's unique history and perspectives. We hear from NPR correspondents from three European capitals.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Life in Gaza under intense shelling and a communications blackout 30 October 2023 00:11:36
Israel has expanded its war with Hamas, stepping up attacks from the air and sending troops into Gaza. For 34 hours communication was cut off in Gaza, we hear our producer in there describe what the scene was like. And a group of workers from Gaza who were trapped in Israel when the fighting started...
Life in Gaza under intense shelling and a communications blackout
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Israel has expanded its war with Hamas, stepping up attacks from the air and sending troops into Gaza. For 34 hours communication was cut off in Gaza, we hear our producer in there describe what the scene was like. And a group of workers from Gaza who were trapped in Israel when the fighting started...
Devastation in Acapulco; Iran's role in the Mideast conflict 27 October 2023 00:11:31
We hear from our reporter on the ground in Acapulco, Mexico, where a devastating hurricane grew in intensity so rapidly residents were unable to prepare. And an interview with the foreign minister of Iran about his country's support for Hamas and their involvement in the group's conflict with Israel...
Devastation in Acapulco; Iran's role in the Mideast conflict
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We hear from our reporter on the ground in Acapulco, Mexico, where a devastating hurricane grew in intensity so rapidly residents were unable to prepare. And an interview with the foreign minister of Iran about his country's support for Hamas and their involvement in the group's conflict with Israel...
China subtly increases pressure on Taiwan 26 October 2023 00:08:17
China is increasing military pressure on Taiwan without declaring an outright invasion. We hear about what the pressure looks like and what China's goals are from our correspondent based in Taiwan.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
China subtly increases pressure on Taiwan
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China is increasing military pressure on Taiwan without declaring an outright invasion. We hear about what the pressure looks like and what China's goals are from our correspondent based in Taiwan.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Israel vowed to invade Gaza. Why hasn't it happened yet? 25 October 2023 00:13:04
It has been weeks since Israel said it would invade Gaza to eradicate Hamas, following the attacks on Israel launched by that group October 7th. The U.S. may be among those trying to delay the invasion. We hear from NPR reporters about what the concerns could be. And a conversation with someone tryi...
Israel vowed to invade Gaza. Why hasn't it happened yet?
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It has been weeks since Israel said it would invade Gaza to eradicate Hamas, following the attacks on Israel launched by that group October 7th. The U.S. may be among those trying to delay the invasion. We hear from NPR reporters about what the concerns could be. And a conversation with someone tryi...
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Soldiers who invaded Gaza before, weigh the dangers of a new invasion. 24 October 2023 00:07:03
We hear from Israeli veterans of the last Gaza invasion nine years ago, about their reflections from that conflict and their fears for this new one.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Soldiers who invaded Gaza before, weigh the dangers of a new invasion.
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We hear from Israeli veterans of the last Gaza invasion nine years ago, about their reflections from that conflict and their fears for this new one.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How do Palestinians feel about the war and Hamas now? 23 October 2023 00:11:46
Though Gaza has been the focus of Israel's response to attacks by militants, the West Bank is also seeing an increase in violence. Residents there react to recent events. We also hear from members of a community that was hit hard by the Hamas attacks. They've been relocated to a hotel and are trying...
How do Palestinians feel about the war and Hamas now?
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Though Gaza has been the focus of Israel's response to attacks by militants, the West Bank is also seeing an increase in violence. Residents there react to recent events. We also hear from members of a community that was hit hard by the Hamas attacks. They've been relocated to a hotel and are trying...
What role will Egypt play in the Mideast crisis? 20 October 2023 00:09:28
Egypt finds itself in a tricky situation with the crisis in neighboring Gaza. They want to make sure aid gets into suffering residents of Gaza but they don't want to accept refugees for fear of being drawn into the conflict. We hear analysis of how Egypt's leadership is responding and the voices of ...
What role will Egypt play in the Mideast crisis?
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Egypt finds itself in a tricky situation with the crisis in neighboring Gaza. They want to make sure aid gets into suffering residents of Gaza but they don't want to accept refugees for fear of being drawn into the conflict. We hear analysis of how Egypt's leadership is responding and the voices of ...
Amidst reports of Israeli military supply shortages citizens try to fill the gap 19 October 2023 00:08:30
As the Israeli military gets ready for an invasion of Gaza, local media and some soldiers say they're short on supplies. And grassroots organizations are taking it upon themselves to fill the gap.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Amidst reports of Israeli military supply shortages citizens try to fill the gap
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As the Israeli military gets ready for an invasion of Gaza, local media and some soldiers say they're short on supplies. And grassroots organizations are taking it upon themselves to fill the gap.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
President Biden travels to Israel and President Putin travels to China 18 October 2023 00:10:48
We hear analysis from two important presidential visits. President Biden offers condolences and support on a visit to Israel. And President Putin displayed Russia's bonds with China in a meeting with the Chinese leader.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy...
President Biden travels to Israel and President Putin travels to China
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We hear analysis from two important presidential visits. President Biden offers condolences and support on a visit to Israel. And President Putin displayed Russia's bonds with China in a meeting with the Chinese leader.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy...
An explosion at a Gaza hospital. And making sense of life after the Hamas attack 17 October 2023 00:19:05
A blast at a crowded hospital in Gaza could become a turning point in the war. And people who lost their family and homes in Hamas' attack on Israel try to reckon with the aftermath.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
An explosion at a Gaza hospital. And making sense of life after the Hamas attack
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A blast at a crowded hospital in Gaza could become a turning point in the war. And people who lost their family and homes in Hamas' attack on Israel try to reckon with the aftermath.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Will there be any relief for Gaza? And Poland voters reject ruling government 16 October 2023 00:08:22
The situation for civilians in Gaza continues the to deteriorate as food, medicine and water run short. Israel continues airstrikes and prepares for a ground assault. Hamas continues to fire rockets in Israel. And in Poland, a surprising election result with a record-breaking turnout.Learn more abou...
Will there be any relief for Gaza? And Poland voters reject ruling government
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The situation for civilians in Gaza continues the to deteriorate as food, medicine and water run short. Israel continues airstrikes and prepares for a ground assault. Hamas continues to fire rockets in Israel. And in Poland, a surprising election result with a record-breaking turnout.Learn more abou...
Israel orders a million people in Gaza to move and snapshots of life under siege 13 October 2023 00:12:02
Israel has ordered effectively half the population of Gaza to flee their homes ahead of an expected military assault. Many Israelis have decided to leave the country. And we hear from a hospital in Gaza.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Israel orders a million people in Gaza to move and snapshots of life under siege
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Israel has ordered effectively half the population of Gaza to flee their homes ahead of an expected military assault. Many Israelis have decided to leave the country. And we hear from a hospital in Gaza.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
U.S. diplomacy in Israel and an American family trapped in Gaza 12 October 2023 00:08:27
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken travels to Israel to show U.S. support in the wake of deadly attacks by Hamas militants. We talk to our correspondent travelling with him. And we hear from an American who is among the millions trapped in Gaza amid the Israeli blockade and airstrikes.Learn mo...
U.S. diplomacy in Israel and an American family trapped in Gaza
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U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken travels to Israel to show U.S. support in the wake of deadly attacks by Hamas militants. We talk to our correspondent travelling with him. And we hear from an American who is among the millions trapped in Gaza amid the Israeli blockade and airstrikes.Learn mo...
Voices from both Gaza and Israel as the violence continues 11 October 2023 00:12:11
The power is out in Gaza, as Israel's blockade prevents fuel, food, and water from entering. Civilians there fear nowhere is safe from Israeli airstrikes. And in Israel they are still reeling from Hamas' brutal cross-border attack and many are searching for missing loved ones who may have been kidna...
Voices from both Gaza and Israel as the violence continues
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The power is out in Gaza, as Israel's blockade prevents fuel, food, and water from entering. Civilians there fear nowhere is safe from Israeli airstrikes. And in Israel they are still reeling from Hamas' brutal cross-border attack and many are searching for missing loved ones who may have been kidna...
Fighting corruption in Ukraine and a view on the war between Israel and Hamas 10 October 2023 00:15:34
Some in Congress point to Ukrainian corruption as a reason to cut off U.S. aid. But Ukrainians say that image of them is outdated and they're working hard to fight corruption. And, because we know you value world news, we widen our focus to bring you an on-the-ground report from the war between Is...
Fighting corruption in Ukraine and a view on the war between Israel and Hamas
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Some in Congress point to Ukrainian corruption as a reason to cut off U.S. aid. But Ukrainians say that image of them is outdated and they're working hard to fight corruption. And, because we know you value world news, we widen our focus to bring you an on-the-ground report from the war between Is...
The war in Ukraine has left a scar across valuable farmland visible from space 06 October 2023 00:03:31
Satellite imagery shows that millions of acres of productive farmland have gone unplanted. We hear what researchers have learned and what the effects may be.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The war in Ukraine has left a scar across valuable farmland visible from space
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Satellite imagery shows that millions of acres of productive farmland have gone unplanted. We hear what researchers have learned and what the effects may be.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The war in Ukraine causes a religious rift 05 October 2023 00:06:28
There are more than 10,000 Russian Orthodox parishes in Ukraine with ties to the church's leader in Moscow. Many see them as disloyal now that Russia has invaded Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The war in Ukraine causes a religious rift
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There are more than 10,000 Russian Orthodox parishes in Ukraine with ties to the church's leader in Moscow. Many see them as disloyal now that Russia has invaded Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Pentagon warns U.S. lawmakers that military aid for Ukraine is running out 04 October 2023 00:04:14
With future U.S. aid to Ukraine in doubt, the Defense Department is warning members of Congress that current military funding for Ukraine is nearly exhausted. NPR's Pentagon correspondent tells us what that could mean.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
The Pentagon warns U.S. lawmakers that military aid for Ukraine is running out
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With future U.S. aid to Ukraine in doubt, the Defense Department is warning members of Congress that current military funding for Ukraine is nearly exhausted. NPR's Pentagon correspondent tells us what that could mean.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy ...
The Ukrainian government reacts to potential cuts in aid funding 03 October 2023 00:03:42
Future funding for Ukraine from allies, including from the United States, is being challenged. Our correspondent in Kyiv tells us how the Ukrainian government is reacting and gives us an update on where progress on the battlefield stands.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/a...
The Ukrainian government reacts to potential cuts in aid funding
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Future funding for Ukraine from allies, including from the United States, is being challenged. Our correspondent in Kyiv tells us how the Ukrainian government is reacting and gives us an update on where progress on the battlefield stands.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/a...
Is U.S. funding for Ukraine in doubt? 02 October 2023 00:05:57
Aid to Ukraine was stripped out of a bill to avert a government shutdown at the last-minute. We hear from a U.S. senator about what message this might send to Ukraine and to Russia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Is U.S. funding for Ukraine in doubt?
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Aid to Ukraine was stripped out of a bill to avert a government shutdown at the last-minute. We hear from a U.S. senator about what message this might send to Ukraine and to Russia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Will Ukraine lose an ally in a consequential election in Slovakia? 29 September 2023 00:05:54
Ukraine's neighbor, Slovakia, has been supportive in the war against Russia. However the frontrunner in this weekend's election sides with the Kremlin. We hear more from our correspondent in Bratislava.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Will Ukraine lose an ally in a consequential election in Slovakia?
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Ukraine's neighbor, Slovakia, has been supportive in the war against Russia. However the frontrunner in this weekend's election sides with the Kremlin. We hear more from our correspondent in Bratislava.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The impact of cluster munitions on civilian deaths 27 September 2023 00:04:29
Cluster munitions are banned in more than 100 countries, but they're being used by Russia and Ukraine in their war. We hear about a report documenting the deaths and injuries caused by these weapons.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The impact of cluster munitions on civilian deaths
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Cluster munitions are banned in more than 100 countries, but they're being used by Russia and Ukraine in their war. We hear about a report documenting the deaths and injuries caused by these weapons.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What are the impacts of Ukrainian attacks on the Russian Navy? 26 September 2023 00:05:05
Ukraine has been increasing attacks on the Russian Navy in occupied Crimea. Ukraine even claims to have killed the commander of Russia's Black Sea Fleet- though Russia is disputing that. We talk to a retired U.S. Navy admiral about what the attacks on the Russian Navy say about Ukraine's strategy.Le...
What are the impacts of Ukrainian attacks on the Russian Navy?
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Ukraine has been increasing attacks on the Russian Navy in occupied Crimea. Ukraine even claims to have killed the commander of Russia's Black Sea Fleet- though Russia is disputing that. We talk to a retired U.S. Navy admiral about what the attacks on the Russian Navy say about Ukraine's strategy.Le...
Border tensions in Poland 25 September 2023 00:07:25
Poland borders Ukraine, a Russian territory and Russian-ally Belarus. Poland has also experienced illegal migrants and a visa fraud scandal. We learn what all this means for Poland and it's closely fought upcoming election.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Pri...
Border tensions in Poland
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Poland borders Ukraine, a Russian territory and Russian-ally Belarus. Poland has also experienced illegal migrants and a visa fraud scandal. We learn what all this means for Poland and it's closely fought upcoming election.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Pri...
A conversation with the President of Ukraine 22 September 2023 00:15:29
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has been making his case at the U.N. and on Capitol Hill for continued support for Ukraine in its fight against Russia. He's also been making his case in the U.S. media and he sat down for a one-on-one interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep.Learn more about spons...
A conversation with the President of Ukraine
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has been making his case at the U.N. and on Capitol Hill for continued support for Ukraine in its fight against Russia. He's also been making his case in the U.S. media and he sat down for a one-on-one interview with NPR's Steve Inskeep.Learn more about spons...
The person in charge of U.S. efforts to rebuild Ukraine's economy 21 September 2023 00:05:31
We talk to Penny Pritzker, US special representative for Ukraine economic recovery about how Ukraine can rebuild even as the war is far from over.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The person in charge of U.S. efforts to rebuild Ukraine's economy
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We talk to Penny Pritzker, US special representative for Ukraine economic recovery about how Ukraine can rebuild even as the war is far from over.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Russia's invasion of Ukraine looms large at the UN General Assembly 20 September 2023 00:04:08
We hear what the United Nations secretary-general, President Biden and Ukraine's president had to say about Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine at this year's UN General Assembly.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Russia's invasion of Ukraine looms large at the UN General Assembly
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We hear what the United Nations secretary-general, President Biden and Ukraine's president had to say about Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine at this year's UN General Assembly.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Meet the soldiers who do the crucial and dangerous work of removing landmines 19 September 2023 00:09:24
The Ukrainian military's progress in its effort to retake territory controlled by Russia is being slowed by thousands and thousands of landmines. We meet the "sappers" who do the painstaking and extremely dangerous work of removing these explosives.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastc...
Meet the soldiers who do the crucial and dangerous work of removing landmines
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The Ukrainian military's progress in its effort to retake territory controlled by Russia is being slowed by thousands and thousands of landmines. We meet the "sappers" who do the painstaking and extremely dangerous work of removing these explosives.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastc...
Time is running out for the Ukrainian counteroffensive 18 September 2023 00:05:09
The Ukrainians are running out of time to make progress on their summer-long effort to retake territory from Russia. Soon rains and winter weather will make fighting difficult. We hear about the future of the Ukrainian counteroffensive.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adc...
Time is running out for the Ukrainian counteroffensive
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The Ukrainians are running out of time to make progress on their summer-long effort to retake territory from Russia. Soon rains and winter weather will make fighting difficult. We hear about the future of the Ukrainian counteroffensive.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adc...
The Reemergence of a Widely-Banned Weapon 15 September 2023 00:04:31
Ukraine bears the brunt of a spike in cluster munition attacks.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Reemergence of a Widely-Banned Weapon
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Ukraine bears the brunt of a spike in cluster munition attacks.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Should the U.S. be pushing for negotiations between Ukraine and Russia? 14 September 2023 00:05:00
Ukraine is fighting hard to retake territory Russia currently holds, but so far progress has been limited. We hear about what options the U.S. and other allies have in looking for an end to this war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Should the U.S. be pushing for negotiations between Ukraine and Russia?
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Ukraine is fighting hard to retake territory Russia currently holds, but so far progress has been limited. We hear about what options the U.S. and other allies have in looking for an end to this war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Are rural Americans turning against US support of Ukraine? 13 September 2023 00:05:32
More and more conservative Americans in rural towns think US aid to Ukraine would be better spent elsewhere and the GOP presidential candidates are taking notice.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Are rural Americans turning against US support of Ukraine?
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More and more conservative Americans in rural towns think US aid to Ukraine would be better spent elsewhere and the GOP presidential candidates are taking notice.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The leaders of two marginalized countries meet 12 September 2023 00:05:31
The North Korean leader travels to Russia to meet with Putin and western countries believe the discussion will be about a potential arms deal. We hear about what each side stands to gain from the other.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The leaders of two marginalized countries meet
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The North Korean leader travels to Russia to meet with Putin and western countries believe the discussion will be about a potential arms deal. We hear about what each side stands to gain from the other.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Reflections from a reporting trip to Ukraine 11 September 2023 00:09:38
Brian Mann has just finished a rotation filling in as NPR's Ukraine correspondent. He tells us what experience will stick with him from this trip and how the country compares to his last trip, a year ago.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Reflections from a reporting trip to Ukraine
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Brian Mann has just finished a rotation filling in as NPR's Ukraine correspondent. He tells us what experience will stick with him from this trip and how the country compares to his last trip, a year ago.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Inside one Ukraine nuclear power plant under the shadow of war 08 September 2023 00:04:06
We talk to workers facing a terrible precedent: Ukraine is the first nation with a large-scale nuclear power industry to face a full-scale war. Experts say the risks are daunting.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Inside one Ukraine nuclear power plant under the shadow of war
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We talk to workers facing a terrible precedent: Ukraine is the first nation with a large-scale nuclear power industry to face a full-scale war. Experts say the risks are daunting.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukraine's Cyber War Against Russia 07 September 2023 00:06:45
An inside look at Ukraine's cyber war against Russia from a top Ukrainian intelligence official.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukraine's Cyber War Against Russia
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An inside look at Ukraine's cyber war against Russia from a top Ukrainian intelligence official.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The U.S. Secretary of State travels to Kyiv 06 September 2023 00:04:01
We hear about the purpose of the visit from NPR's correspondent travelling in Ukraine with Secretary Blinken.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The U.S. Secretary of State travels to Kyiv
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We hear about the purpose of the visit from NPR's correspondent travelling in Ukraine with Secretary Blinken.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Ukrainian defense minister is fired 05 September 2023 00:09:02
The change comes after some corruption scandals and in the middle of a costly summer counter offensive. We hear from NPR's correspondent in Kyiv.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Ukrainian defense minister is fired
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The change comes after some corruption scandals and in the middle of a costly summer counter offensive. We hear from NPR's correspondent in Kyiv.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Who is setting fire to Russian military recruitment centers? 04 September 2023 00:05:00
We hear from an independent Russian media outlet about some 150 acts of arson against Russian military recruitment centers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Who is setting fire to Russian military recruitment centers?
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We hear from an independent Russian media outlet about some 150 acts of arson against Russian military recruitment centers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Ukrainian military claims progress in the south 01 September 2023 00:04:12
The Ukrainian military claims it has broken through a Russian defensive line in the south. NPR's correspondent in Kyiv explains what it could mean for the Ukrainian counter offensive.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Ukrainian military claims progress in the south
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The Ukrainian military claims it has broken through a Russian defensive line in the south. NPR's correspondent in Kyiv explains what it could mean for the Ukrainian counter offensive.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Is Russia trying to buy arms from North Korea? 31 August 2023 00:04:13
The U.S. accuses North Korea of selling weapons to Russia. We hear about what this means from the White House National Security Council spokesman.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Is Russia trying to buy arms from North Korea?
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The U.S. accuses North Korea of selling weapons to Russia. We hear about what this means from the White House National Security Council spokesman.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Remembering Ukrainian fighter pilot "Juice" 30 August 2023 00:03:51
NPR's Brian Mann met the well-known fighter pilot who went by the callsign "Juice" in the early weeks of the war. And he recently attended his funeral in Kyiv.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Remembering Ukrainian fighter pilot "Juice"
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NPR's Brian Mann met the well-known fighter pilot who went by the callsign "Juice" in the early weeks of the war. And he recently attended his funeral in Kyiv.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukrainian civilians flee fighting on the eastern front 29 August 2023 00:05:26
Ukrainian forces have been trying to push back on Russian gains this summer. But NPR found in the eastern front, Russians are on the attack and civilians are fleeing the fighting.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukrainian civilians flee fighting on the eastern front
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Ukrainian forces have been trying to push back on Russian gains this summer. But NPR found in the eastern front, Russians are on the attack and civilians are fleeing the fighting.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What is the future for Wagner? 28 August 2023 00:04:47
NPR's Moscow correspondent went to a makeshift memorial for Wagner's dead leader and also talked to a former member of the mercenary group to try to understand what happens to the organization now.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What is the future for Wagner?
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NPR's Moscow correspondent went to a makeshift memorial for Wagner's dead leader and also talked to a former member of the mercenary group to try to understand what happens to the organization now.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Where the Republican candidates for president stand on the war in Ukraine 25 August 2023 00:06:15
The first Republican presidential debate exposed some big differences in what candidates think should be the U.S. role in the war in Ukraine. We hear reporting from both NPR's correspondent in Ukraine and our Pentagon correspondent.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoic...
Where the Republican candidates for president stand on the war in Ukraine
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The first Republican presidential debate exposed some big differences in what candidates think should be the U.S. role in the war in Ukraine. We hear reporting from both NPR's correspondent in Ukraine and our Pentagon correspondent.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoic...
A deadly plane crash in Russia and suspicions of revenge 24 August 2023 00:09:20
We hear two conversations about the possible death of the leader of the Wagner private mercenary group, who was both instrumental in Russia's war in Ukraine and the leader of an uprising that embarrassed the Kremlin.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Po...
A deadly plane crash in Russia and suspicions of revenge
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We hear two conversations about the possible death of the leader of the Wagner private mercenary group, who was both instrumental in Russia's war in Ukraine and the leader of an uprising that embarrassed the Kremlin.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Po...
Ukrainians Take A Defiant Dip in the Black Sea 23 August 2023 00:04:03
Ukrainians are thumbing their noses at Putin by sunbathing and swimming on Black Sea beaches that have reopened despite the dangers of war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukrainians Take A Defiant Dip in the Black Sea
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Ukrainians are thumbing their noses at Putin by sunbathing and swimming on Black Sea beaches that have reopened despite the dangers of war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
NATO Training Better Prepares Ukrainian Troops in Latest Counter-Offensive 22 August 2023 00:08:12
Ukrainian soldiers, who were trained by the U.S. in Germany, speak to NPR about using Western tactics – and weapons – in the latest counteroffensive to push out Russian forces.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
NATO Training Better Prepares Ukrainian Troops in Latest Counter-Offensive
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Ukrainian soldiers, who were trained by the U.S. in Germany, speak to NPR about using Western tactics – and weapons – in the latest counteroffensive to push out Russian forces.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How a common greeting has become an opening to share the trauma of war 21 August 2023 00:06:55
Ukrainians are struggling to cope with a mental health crisis as the war in their country drags on. NPR's Greg Myre reports "how are you?" has taken on greater meaning.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How a common greeting has become an opening to share the trauma of war
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Ukrainians are struggling to cope with a mental health crisis as the war in their country drags on. NPR's Greg Myre reports "how are you?" has taken on greater meaning.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Applying lessons learned in Afghanistan to US aid money in Ukraine 18 August 2023 00:04:34
We hear from the the man charged with tracking U.S. spending in Afghanistan about what lessons learned there can be applied to the billions of dollars going to Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Applying lessons learned in Afghanistan to US aid money in Ukraine
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We hear from the the man charged with tracking U.S. spending in Afghanistan about what lessons learned there can be applied to the billions of dollars going to Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How the use of drones in Ukraine is changing the way wars are fought 16 August 2023 00:06:05
We hear from Kelly Grieco, senior fellow at the Stimson Center, about how the use of drones by both sides in the war in Ukraine is changing the way wars are fought.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How the use of drones in Ukraine is changing the way wars are fought
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We hear from Kelly Grieco, senior fellow at the Stimson Center, about how the use of drones by both sides in the war in Ukraine is changing the way wars are fought.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Questions about China's support of Russia 15 August 2023 00:04:19
NPR's Charles Maynes tells us about China's Defense Minister's second visit to Moscow this year and what it means for China's support of Russia in its war in Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Questions about China's support of Russia
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NPR's Charles Maynes tells us about China's Defense Minister's second visit to Moscow this year and what it means for China's support of Russia in its war in Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Two young Ukrainian singers silenced by a missile 14 August 2023 00:04:41
NPR's Kyiv correspondent Joanna Kakissis profiles a young musical duo who sang through the war until they were killed by a Russian missile.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Two young Ukrainian singers silenced by a missile
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NPR's Kyiv correspondent Joanna Kakissis profiles a young musical duo who sang through the war until they were killed by a Russian missile.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Rising tension between Poland and Belarus 11 August 2023 00:03:39
Military tensions are rising between Ukraine's ally Poland and Russia's ally Belarus. NPR's Rob Schmitz explains why Poland is planning to send ten thousand troops to its border.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Rising tension between Poland and Belarus
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Military tensions are rising between Ukraine's ally Poland and Russia's ally Belarus. NPR's Rob Schmitz explains why Poland is planning to send ten thousand troops to its border.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Women's professional soccer flourishes in Ukraine even as war touches some players 10 August 2023 00:04:51
At a women's professional soccer match in Kyiv, NPR's Jenna McLaughlin found players are overcoming the challenges of a growing sport and a country at war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Women's professional soccer flourishes in Ukraine even as war touches some players
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At a women's professional soccer match in Kyiv, NPR's Jenna McLaughlin found players are overcoming the challenges of a growing sport and a country at war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A meeting of experts on the front lines of Ukrainian cyberdefense 09 August 2023 00:04:02
NPR's Jenna McLaughlin attended a meeting of Ukrainian experts in cyberdefense where they discussed lessons learned and the challenges they face.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A meeting of experts on the front lines of Ukrainian cyberdefense
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NPR's Jenna McLaughlin attended a meeting of Ukrainian experts in cyberdefense where they discussed lessons learned and the challenges they face.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Is the war in Ukraine the most documented ever? 08 August 2023 00:07:15
NPR's Greg Myre has covered over a dozen wars around the world, but says covering the war in Ukraine is different because of the massive amount of information coming out of the conflict.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Is the war in Ukraine the most documented ever?
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NPR's Greg Myre has covered over a dozen wars around the world, but says covering the war in Ukraine is different because of the massive amount of information coming out of the conflict.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Talks on how to end the war in Ukraine 07 August 2023 00:03:35
Diplomats from about 40 countries met in Saudi Arabia recently to discuss how to end the war in Ukraine. NPR's Ukraine correspondent, Joanna Kakissis, explains that even though Russia wasn't part of the summit, Ukraine is still hoping to move closer to ending the war with these talks.Learn more abo...
Talks on how to end the war in Ukraine
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Diplomats from about 40 countries met in Saudi Arabia recently to discuss how to end the war in Ukraine. NPR's Ukraine correspondent, Joanna Kakissis, explains that even though Russia wasn't part of the summit, Ukraine is still hoping to move closer to ending the war with these talks.Learn more abo...
Russian Attacks on Ukrainian Ports Keep Grain From World Markets 03 August 2023 00:03:44
Russian strikes on Ukrainian ports have intensified since Moscow suspended participation in a deal that allowed Ukrainian grain to reach world markets.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Russian Attacks on Ukrainian Ports Keep Grain From World Markets
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Russian strikes on Ukrainian ports have intensified since Moscow suspended participation in a deal that allowed Ukrainian grain to reach world markets.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
US Officials at the UN Focus on World Food Supply 01 August 2023 00:02:46
US Ambassadors at the United Nations say Russia's attack on Ukraine threatens global food security.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
US Officials at the UN Focus on World Food Supply
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US Ambassadors at the United Nations say Russia's attack on Ukraine threatens global food security.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukraine Reclaims A Small Village and Inches Forward Through Grinding Battles 31 July 2023 00:03:39
As Ukraine claims a strategic victory in a long, grueling counteroffensive, its troops say they need more long-range weapons to fight increasingly entrenched Russian troops.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukraine Reclaims A Small Village and Inches Forward Through Grinding Battles
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As Ukraine claims a strategic victory in a long, grueling counteroffensive, its troops say they need more long-range weapons to fight increasingly entrenched Russian troops.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Aboard A Patrol Boat As Ukraine Rebuilds its Navy 28 July 2023 00:05:04
First, Russia wiped out Ukraine's navy. Now, Russia is blockading Ukraine's critical grain exports. As Ukraine tries to rebuild its navy, NPR's Greg Myre got a ride on one of its few boats.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Aboard A Patrol Boat As Ukraine Rebuilds its Navy
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First, Russia wiped out Ukraine's navy. Now, Russia is blockading Ukraine's critical grain exports. As Ukraine tries to rebuild its navy, NPR's Greg Myre got a ride on one of its few boats.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Say Ukraine Needs More Weapons to Prevail Against Russia 26 July 2023 00:16:39
Nobel Laureates from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia are in Washington to make the case for more weapons for Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Nobel Peace Prize Winners Say Ukraine Needs More Weapons to Prevail Against Russia
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Nobel Laureates from Ukraine, Belarus and Russia are in Washington to make the case for more weapons for Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukrainian Community Rises from the Ashes 24 July 2023 00:04:39
At the start of Russia's invasion, advancing troops reached the outskirts of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv. They devastated the suburb of Bucha, killing hundreds. Now, Bucha is coming back to life.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukrainian Community Rises from the Ashes
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At the start of Russia's invasion, advancing troops reached the outskirts of Ukraine's capital, Kyiv. They devastated the suburb of Bucha, killing hundreds. Now, Bucha is coming back to life.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A step-back look at the war in Ukraine from a foreign relations veteran 20 July 2023 00:06:46
Richard Haass served in the White House, the Pentagon and the State Department. For the last 20 years he was the head of the Council on Foreign Relations. On the occasion of his retirement A Martinez talked to him about the war in Ukraine and other foreign policy issues around the world.Learn more...
A step-back look at the war in Ukraine from a foreign relations veteran
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Richard Haass served in the White House, the Pentagon and the State Department. For the last 20 years he was the head of the Council on Foreign Relations. On the occasion of his retirement A Martinez talked to him about the war in Ukraine and other foreign policy issues around the world.Learn more...
How many Russians have died in Ukraine? 19 July 2023 00:04:29
Two Russian media outlets have tried to find the true number of Russian soldiers who have died in Ukraine. Mary Louise Kelly speaks with one of the editors on the project.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How many Russians have died in Ukraine?
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Two Russian media outlets have tried to find the true number of Russian soldiers who have died in Ukraine. Mary Louise Kelly speaks with one of the editors on the project.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How will Ukraine continue to ship grain now that Russia pulled out of an export deal? 18 July 2023 00:04:43
Russia has pulled out of a deal allowing Ukraine to ship grain to markets around the world from blockaded ports. In the port city of Odessa, a senior U.S. official pledged support in keeping the grain shipments going. NPR's Joanna Kakissis was there and tells us what it means.Learn more about spon...
How will Ukraine continue to ship grain now that Russia pulled out of an export deal?
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Russia has pulled out of a deal allowing Ukraine to ship grain to markets around the world from blockaded ports. In the port city of Odessa, a senior U.S. official pledged support in keeping the grain shipments going. NPR's Joanna Kakissis was there and tells us what it means.Learn more about spon...
Russia pulls out of a grain deal and another attack on an important bridge 17 July 2023 00:04:26
NPR's Charles Maynes in Moscow tells us about two significant developments between Russia and Ukraine. First, Russia announces it is backing out of a deal allowing Ukraine to export grain to world markets. And a key bridge connecting the Russian mainland and Russian-annexed Crimea was attacked, ap...
Russia pulls out of a grain deal and another attack on an important bridge
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NPR's Charles Maynes in Moscow tells us about two significant developments between Russia and Ukraine. First, Russia announces it is backing out of a deal allowing Ukraine to export grain to world markets. And a key bridge connecting the Russian mainland and Russian-annexed Crimea was attacked, ap...
A recent increase in cyber attacks coming from Russia 14 July 2023 00:03:55
Though Russian cyberattacks have not been a major factor in the war in Ukraine, Russian cyber-criminals have recently been ramping up attacks on the rest of the world. NPR cyber security correspondent Jenna McLaughlin tells us what the increase might mean.Learn more about sponsor message choices: p...
A recent increase in cyber attacks coming from Russia
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Though Russian cyberattacks have not been a major factor in the war in Ukraine, Russian cyber-criminals have recently been ramping up attacks on the rest of the world. NPR cyber security correspondent Jenna McLaughlin tells us what the increase might mean.Learn more about sponsor message choices: p...
The head of NATO on possible Ukrainian membership in the alliance 13 July 2023 00:05:24
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg talks about Sweden being admitted to the alliance and what it might take for Ukraine to join.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The head of NATO on possible Ukrainian membership in the alliance
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NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg talks about Sweden being admitted to the alliance and what it might take for Ukraine to join.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
President Biden and NATO pledge support for Ukraine now and into the future 12 July 2023 00:03:26
At the NATO summit in Lithuania, Ukraine didn't get a pathway to join the alliance as it had hoped. But it did get long term promises of suport from the US and other countries. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley was at the summit and tells us what happened.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastcho...
President Biden and NATO pledge support for Ukraine now and into the future
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At the NATO summit in Lithuania, Ukraine didn't get a pathway to join the alliance as it had hoped. But it did get long term promises of suport from the US and other countries. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley was at the summit and tells us what happened.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastcho...
Trying to understand the aborted revolt in Russia 11 July 2023 00:04:39
The Kremlin has revealed President Vladimir Putin met with Wagner founder Yevgeny Prigozhin and his mercenaries just days after they staged an uprising against military leadership. And one of Russia's top generals has resurfaced. NPR's Charles Maynes in Moscow explains what we know.Learn more abou...
Trying to understand the aborted revolt in Russia
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The Kremlin has revealed President Vladimir Putin met with Wagner founder Yevgeny Prigozhin and his mercenaries just days after they staged an uprising against military leadership. And one of Russia's top generals has resurfaced. NPR's Charles Maynes in Moscow explains what we know.Learn more abou...
In a reversal, Turkey's president says he'll support Sweden joining NATO 10 July 2023 00:05:13
Turkey's president Erdogan said he would not stand in the way of Sweden joining the NATO alliance, ending months of speculation. Mary Louise Kelly talks about all the dynamics at play with Aslı Aydıntaşbaş of the Brookings Institution.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adc...
In a reversal, Turkey's president says he'll support Sweden joining NATO
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Turkey's president Erdogan said he would not stand in the way of Sweden joining the NATO alliance, ending months of speculation. Mary Louise Kelly talks about all the dynamics at play with Aslı Aydıntaşbaş of the Brookings Institution.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adc...
Remembering a Gifted Ukrainian Writer 07 July 2023 00:05:33
A young award-winning novelist who retrained as a war crimes researcher to document Russian atrocities and preserve Ukrainian culture has met a tragic end.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Remembering a Gifted Ukrainian Writer
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A young award-winning novelist who retrained as a war crimes researcher to document Russian atrocities and preserve Ukrainian culture has met a tragic end.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukraine and Russia Trade Accusations of Sabotage 06 July 2023 00:06:47
Ukraine and Russia each say the other is planning to sabotage the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. They've been trading accusations over the past year, but now they say an attack is imminent.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukraine and Russia Trade Accusations of Sabotage
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Ukraine and Russia each say the other is planning to sabotage the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant. They've been trading accusations over the past year, but now they say an attack is imminent.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Rare Visit to Ukraine's Air Defense Systems 06 July 2023 00:05:34
When Russia launches an airstrike on Kyiv, the first line of defense is parked in a hayfield outside the city. The protection consists of two soldiers, a Humvee and a Stinger missile.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Rare Visit to Ukraine's Air Defense Systems
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When Russia launches an airstrike on Kyiv, the first line of defense is parked in a hayfield outside the city. The protection consists of two soldiers, a Humvee and a Stinger missile.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How history in Zaporizhzhia region of southern Ukraine informs the current conflict 03 July 2023 00:04:35
The Zaporizhzhia region is currently an active frontline in the Urainian counteroffensive against Russia. NPR's Joanna Kakissis tells us that 500 years ago, the area was in the same position.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How history in Zaporizhzhia region of southern Ukraine informs the current conflict
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The Zaporizhzhia region is currently an active frontline in the Urainian counteroffensive against Russia. NPR's Joanna Kakissis tells us that 500 years ago, the area was in the same position.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
An analysis of the counteroffensive's progress 29 June 2023 00:05:49
Mark Cancian, a retired Marine colonel and a senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, gives us his views on how the Ukrainian counteroffensive against Russia is progressing.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
An analysis of the counteroffensive's progress
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Mark Cancian, a retired Marine colonel and a senior advisor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, gives us his views on how the Ukrainian counteroffensive against Russia is progressing.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The key person in ending the uprising in Russia 28 June 2023 00:04:19
NPR Moscow correspondent Charles Maynes explains what we know about the leader of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, and his apparently crucial role in ending the crisis in Russia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The key person in ending the uprising in Russia
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NPR Moscow correspondent Charles Maynes explains what we know about the leader of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, and his apparently crucial role in ending the crisis in Russia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The chair of the US Senate Intelligence Committee on the events in Russia 27 June 2023 00:04:30
We hear from US Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Mark Warner on the dramatic uprising and then reversal of a mercenary force in Russia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The chair of the US Senate Intelligence Committee on the events in Russia
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We hear from US Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Mark Warner on the dramatic uprising and then reversal of a mercenary force in Russia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A direct challenge to Putin's authority 26 June 2023 00:06:52
A mercenary leader launched a brief uprising against the Russian military and the authority of Vladimir Putin, taking over a Russian military headquarters and even sending fighters toward Moscow, before later turning them around. NPR's Charles Maynes in Moscow and Greg Myre in Kyiv tell us about th...
A direct challenge to Putin's authority
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A mercenary leader launched a brief uprising against the Russian military and the authority of Vladimir Putin, taking over a Russian military headquarters and even sending fighters toward Moscow, before later turning them around. NPR's Charles Maynes in Moscow and Greg Myre in Kyiv tell us about th...
What American military support for Ukraine looks like on the ground 23 June 2023 00:11:08
U.S. military support has been crucial to Ukraine throughout the war and is a key component to their current counteroffensive against Russia. NPR's Greg Myre tells us what that support looks like on the ground in Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Priv...
What American military support for Ukraine looks like on the ground
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U.S. military support has been crucial to Ukraine throughout the war and is a key component to their current counteroffensive against Russia. NPR's Greg Myre tells us what that support looks like on the ground in Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Priv...
One of Ukraine's most effective weapons in the war can be purchased on the internet 20 June 2023 00:04:39
Cheap, widely-available drones have given Ukraine a real advantage on the battlefield. Greg Myre tells us how thousands of drone operators have helped Ukraine and why the military want to train thousands more.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
One of Ukraine's most effective weapons in the war can be purchased on the internet
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Cheap, widely-available drones have given Ukraine a real advantage on the battlefield. Greg Myre tells us how thousands of drone operators have helped Ukraine and why the military want to train thousands more.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Are Russians laundering money at a holy site in Greece? 19 June 2023 00:06:56
Julian Hayda takes us to northern Greece where there is a site, holy to Orthodox Christianity, that many believe Russian oligarchs are using to launder money.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Are Russians laundering money at a holy site in Greece?
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Julian Hayda takes us to northern Greece where there is a site, holy to Orthodox Christianity, that many believe Russian oligarchs are using to launder money.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Ukrainian counteroffensive comes into focus 16 June 2023 00:07:41
To understand where the war stands at this moment, we hear from Pentagon Correspondent Tom Bowman in Washingotn, and NPR's Greg Myre in Kyiv.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Ukrainian counteroffensive comes into focus
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To understand where the war stands at this moment, we hear from Pentagon Correspondent Tom Bowman in Washingotn, and NPR's Greg Myre in Kyiv.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
NATO makes military readiness a priority 15 June 2023 00:04:36
The war in Ukraine has prompted NATO to go into high gear, accepting new members and stepping up their military training. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley attended NATO military exercises in Romania.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
NATO makes military readiness a priority
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The war in Ukraine has prompted NATO to go into high gear, accepting new members and stepping up their military training. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley attended NATO military exercises in Romania.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Will NATO offer Ukraine membership? 14 June 2023 00:03:55
Ahead of their summit in July, some NATO countries are suggesting the alliance offer Ukraine a path to membership. NPR's Michele Kelemen tells us more.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Will NATO offer Ukraine membership?
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Ahead of their summit in July, some NATO countries are suggesting the alliance offer Ukraine a path to membership. NPR's Michele Kelemen tells us more.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukrainian anarchists compelled to support the government in a time of war 13 June 2023 00:00:00
War can cause strange alliances. NPR's Julian Hayda brings us the story of Ukrainian anarchists supporting their government.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukrainian anarchists compelled to support the government in a time of war
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War can cause strange alliances. NPR's Julian Hayda brings us the story of Ukrainian anarchists supporting their government.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
An early assessment of the Ukrainian counteroffensive 12 June 2023 00:04:00
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has announced the military offensive against Russian forces has begun. NPR's Greg Myre in Kyiv gives us the latest on what we know.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
An early assessment of the Ukrainian counteroffensive
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has announced the military offensive against Russian forces has begun. NPR's Greg Myre in Kyiv gives us the latest on what we know.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How the war in Ukraine plays a part in Egypt's food crisis 09 June 2023 00:05:11
The disruption of grain from Russia and Ukraine have hurt the food supply in many countries. NPR's Aya Batrawy shows us how it is a factor in Egypt's crisis of food insecurity.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How the war in Ukraine plays a part in Egypt's food crisis
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The disruption of grain from Russia and Ukraine have hurt the food supply in many countries. NPR's Aya Batrawy shows us how it is a factor in Egypt's crisis of food insecurity.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Memories of Bakhmut before it was a killing field 08 June 2023 00:00:00
NPR's Joanna Kakissis introduces us to an aid worker who evacuates people from the front lines. He remembers his hometown of Bakhmut from before it was the site of the longest and bloodiest battle of the war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Memories of Bakhmut before it was a killing field
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NPR's Joanna Kakissis introduces us to an aid worker who evacuates people from the front lines. He remembers his hometown of Bakhmut from before it was the site of the longest and bloodiest battle of the war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The scene in a city flooded following the destruction of a dam 07 June 2023 00:03:44
We hear from a resident of Kherson, a city downstream of the recently destroyed Kakhovka dam. In addition to near constant shelling by Russian forces, the city is now dealing with flood waters.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The scene in a city flooded following the destruction of a dam
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We hear from a resident of Kherson, a city downstream of the recently destroyed Kakhovka dam. In addition to near constant shelling by Russian forces, the city is now dealing with flood waters.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Who destroyed a dam that causes flooding and raises nuclear risk? 06 June 2023 00:09:47
We hear from NPR reporters in Kyiv and Moscow for the latest on what we know about the dam's destruction, and from our science correspondent on what this may mean for Europe's largest nuclear power plant.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Who destroyed a dam that causes flooding and raises nuclear risk?
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We hear from NPR reporters in Kyiv and Moscow for the latest on what we know about the dam's destruction, and from our science correspondent on what this may mean for Europe's largest nuclear power plant.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Workers describe arrests and torture inside Ukraine's largest nuclear power plant 05 June 2023 00:07:01
Joanna Kakissis brings us the stories of workers who fled the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in central Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Workers describe arrests and torture inside Ukraine's largest nuclear power plant
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Joanna Kakissis brings us the stories of workers who fled the Russian-controlled Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in central Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Are International Sanctions Finally Affecting Russia's Resilient Economy? 02 June 2023 00:04:25
Russia has so far avoided economic fall-out from international trade sanctions. But that could be changing, as Russia's economy is bearing the consequences of declining oil prices, the expense of waging war on Ukraine, and a brain-drain of skilled workers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: ...
Are International Sanctions Finally Affecting Russia's Resilient Economy?
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Russia has so far avoided economic fall-out from international trade sanctions. But that could be changing, as Russia's economy is bearing the consequences of declining oil prices, the expense of waging war on Ukraine, and a brain-drain of skilled workers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: ...
How is the war in Ukraine affecting Russia's regional influence? 01 June 2023 00:04:49
For the past three decades, Russia has tried to mediate a border conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan. But NPR's Charles Maynes found that the war in Ukraine is causing ripple effects in parts of the former Soviet Union.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Pr...
How is the war in Ukraine affecting Russia's regional influence?
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For the past three decades, Russia has tried to mediate a border conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan. But NPR's Charles Maynes found that the war in Ukraine is causing ripple effects in parts of the former Soviet Union.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Pr...
The Ukrainian fighters preparing to retake key land from Russia 31 May 2023 00:07:04
NPR's Joanna Kakissis talks with the Ukrainian fighters who have been quietly laying the groundwork to take back the land next to an important waterway in southern Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The Ukrainian fighters preparing to retake key land from Russia
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NPR's Joanna Kakissis talks with the Ukrainian fighters who have been quietly laying the groundwork to take back the land next to an important waterway in southern Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Drones attack the Russian capital 30 May 2023 00:03:08
Russia claims Ukraine attacked Moscow with eight drones. We hear from NPR Moscow correspondent Charles Maynes.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Drones attack the Russian capital
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Russia claims Ukraine attacked Moscow with eight drones. We hear from NPR Moscow correspondent Charles Maynes.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How Ukraine has kept its economy from collapsing 29 May 2023 00:04:39
International assistance is allowing Ukraine to stabilize its economy, avoiding collapse. NPR's Julian Hayda takes us to a market in Kyiv to see how these monetary moves are affecting shoppers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How Ukraine has kept its economy from collapsing
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International assistance is allowing Ukraine to stabilize its economy, avoiding collapse. NPR's Julian Hayda takes us to a market in Kyiv to see how these monetary moves are affecting shoppers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What are reasonable goals for Ukraine's counteroffensive? 26 May 2023 00:04:05
NPR's Greg Myre looks at what realistic goals might be for Ukraine's military campaign to push back on Russian gains.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What are reasonable goals for Ukraine's counteroffensive?
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NPR's Greg Myre looks at what realistic goals might be for Ukraine's military campaign to push back on Russian gains.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Two views of the Ukrainian counteroffensive: from Eastern Ukraine and the Pentagon 25 May 2023 00:07:04
NPR's Joanna Kakissis in Eastern Ukraine and Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman talk about the goals for the Ukrainian counteroffensive, and increasing U.S. support for Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Two views of the Ukrainian counteroffensive: from Eastern Ukraine and the Pentagon
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NPR's Joanna Kakissis in Eastern Ukraine and Pentagon correspondent Tom Bowman talk about the goals for the Ukrainian counteroffensive, and increasing U.S. support for Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Going from a city at war to a boarding school in rural New York 24 May 2023 00:05:00
This graduation season marks the end of a surprising chapter in the life of one student, displaced by war, who went from Ukraine's second largest city to a junior boarding school in Northern New York.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Going from a city at war to a boarding school in rural New York
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This graduation season marks the end of a surprising chapter in the life of one student, displaced by war, who went from Ukraine's second largest city to a junior boarding school in Northern New York.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Why has there been a months-long, bloody fight for Bahkmut? 23 May 2023 00:07:02
Both sides have endured great losses in the fight for a minor Ukrainian City. NPR's Scott Simon talks to a professor of strategic studies to find out why.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Why has there been a months-long, bloody fight for Bahkmut?
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Both sides have endured great losses in the fight for a minor Ukrainian City. NPR's Scott Simon talks to a professor of strategic studies to find out why.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A wave of diplomacy for Ukraine's president 22 May 2023 00:04:13
President Zelenskyy has recently visited European capitals as well as meetings with Arab leaders and the G7 nations. NPR's Joanna Kakissis talks about the Ukrainian president's diplomatic push.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A wave of diplomacy for Ukraine's president
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President Zelenskyy has recently visited European capitals as well as meetings with Arab leaders and the G7 nations. NPR's Joanna Kakissis talks about the Ukrainian president's diplomatic push.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukraine's president addresses a meeting with some countries that support Russia 19 May 2023 00:03:57
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the Arab League summit, a group which contains countries that have very close ties to Russia. NPR's Aya Batrawy tells us what Saudi Arabia's invitation to Zelenskyy means.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Priv...
Ukraine's president addresses a meeting with some countries that support Russia
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the Arab League summit, a group which contains countries that have very close ties to Russia. NPR's Aya Batrawy tells us what Saudi Arabia's invitation to Zelenskyy means.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Priv...
A high-profile case of corruption in Ukraine 18 May 2023 00:02:58
The head of Ukraine's supreme court has been arrested for corruption. NPR's Joanna Kakissis tells us it is part of an on-going crackdown.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A high-profile case of corruption in Ukraine
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The head of Ukraine's supreme court has been arrested for corruption. NPR's Joanna Kakissis tells us it is part of an on-going crackdown.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Have the Ukrainians begun their spring military push? 17 May 2023 00:02:55
Ukrainian forces claim they've made advances in the battle for Bakhmut, a city in the east that Russia has been trying to capture for more than 10 months. NPR's Joanna Kakissis tells us this may be a sign that the long-awaited counteroffensive has begun.Learn more about sponsor message choices: pod...
Have the Ukrainians begun their spring military push?
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Ukrainian forces claim they've made advances in the battle for Bakhmut, a city in the east that Russia has been trying to capture for more than 10 months. NPR's Joanna Kakissis tells us this may be a sign that the long-awaited counteroffensive has begun.Learn more about sponsor message choices: pod...
Should Ukraine try to take back Crimea? 16 May 2023 00:05:05
Russia took Crimea from Ukraine illegally nine years ago and many Ukrainians want it back. But the peninsula is seen as a red line for Russia. Eleanor Beardsley takes a look at the high-stakes decision of whether Ukraine should make retaking the territory one of its goals.Learn more about sponsor ...
Should Ukraine try to take back Crimea?
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Russia took Crimea from Ukraine illegally nine years ago and many Ukrainians want it back. But the peninsula is seen as a red line for Russia. Eleanor Beardsley takes a look at the high-stakes decision of whether Ukraine should make retaking the territory one of its goals.Learn more about sponsor ...
What will the Ukrainian counteroffensive look like? 15 May 2023 00:05:22
To understand the upcoming, or possibly started, Ukrainian counteroffensive to push back Russian gains, NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Max Bergmann of the Center for Strategic & International Studies.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
What will the Ukrainian counteroffensive look like?
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To understand the upcoming, or possibly started, Ukrainian counteroffensive to push back Russian gains, NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Max Bergmann of the Center for Strategic & International Studies.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Is the Ukrainian counteroffensive on hold? 12 May 2023 00:04:29
Ukraine's president says more weapons are needed before a spring counteroffensive begins. NPR's Leila Fadel talks to retired U.S Army Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges about whether a delay hurts Ukraine's effort.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Is the Ukrainian counteroffensive on hold?
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Ukraine's president says more weapons are needed before a spring counteroffensive begins. NPR's Leila Fadel talks to retired U.S Army Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges about whether a delay hurts Ukraine's effort.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukraine co-hosts the Eurovision Song Contest from afar 11 May 2023 00:07:52
Though last year's winner, Ukraine, cannot host the contest because of the war, it will put forward a powerful entry. NPR's Joanna Kakissis introduces to the duo who will showcase the country's evolving cultural identity.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Priv...
Ukraine co-hosts the Eurovision Song Contest from afar
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Though last year's winner, Ukraine, cannot host the contest because of the war, it will put forward a powerful entry. NPR's Joanna Kakissis introduces to the duo who will showcase the country's evolving cultural identity.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Priv...
War in Ukraine hangs over holiday celebrations in Russia 09 May 2023 00:03:26
The war in Ukraine meant a scaled back celebration in Moscow honoring the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two. NPR's Moscow Correspondent Charles Maynes explains how the holiday is different this year.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Pr...
War in Ukraine hangs over holiday celebrations in Russia
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The war in Ukraine meant a scaled back celebration in Moscow honoring the Soviet Union's victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two. NPR's Moscow Correspondent Charles Maynes explains how the holiday is different this year.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Pr...
An American volunteer fighter is laid to rest in Ukraine 08 May 2023 00:03:33
NPR's Julian Hayda attends a funeral for an American who died fighting for Ukraine in Bahkmut.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
An American volunteer fighter is laid to rest in Ukraine
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NPR's Julian Hayda attends a funeral for an American who died fighting for Ukraine in Bahkmut.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
College students in Ukraine and the U.S. compare their daily lives 05 May 2023 00:06:54
NPR's Leila Fadel talks to two students, one from each country, whose classes connect over Zoom to learn about each other's lives.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
College students in Ukraine and the U.S. compare their daily lives
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NPR's Leila Fadel talks to two students, one from each country, whose classes connect over Zoom to learn about each other's lives.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A top Ukrainian official on the coming counter-offensive and Russia's future 04 May 2023 00:04:35
A Ukrainian defense official tells NPR's Joanna Kakissis, that he believes Russia's standing in the world will be very different when the war is over.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A top Ukrainian official on the coming counter-offensive and Russia's future
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A Ukrainian defense official tells NPR's Joanna Kakissis, that he believes Russia's standing in the world will be very different when the war is over.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
An alleged attack on the Kremlin 03 May 2023 00:03:42
We hear from NPR's Greg Myre about Russian claims that two drones were sent by Ukraine to attack the Kremlin compound in Moscow. Russia says the target of the attack was Russian leader Vladimir Putin.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
An alleged attack on the Kremlin
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We hear from NPR's Greg Myre about Russian claims that two drones were sent by Ukraine to attack the Kremlin compound in Moscow. Russia says the target of the attack was Russian leader Vladimir Putin.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Russian strikes cause civilian deaths far from the front lines 28 April 2023 00:03:43
Russian missile strikes evaded Ukraine's air defenses killing at least 24 people-- including four children. NPR's Joanna Kakissis takes us to the central Ukrainian city of Uman, which suffered the most casualties.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Polic...
Russian strikes cause civilian deaths far from the front lines
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Russian missile strikes evaded Ukraine's air defenses killing at least 24 people-- including four children. NPR's Joanna Kakissis takes us to the central Ukrainian city of Uman, which suffered the most casualties.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Polic...
The leaders of China and Ukraine discuss how to possibly end the war 26 April 2023 00:04:09
China correspondent Emily Feng talks about Chinese leader Xi Jinping's offer, on a call with the Ukrainian President, to facilitate peace talks between Russia and Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The leaders of China and Ukraine discuss how to possibly end the war
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China correspondent Emily Feng talks about Chinese leader Xi Jinping's offer, on a call with the Ukrainian President, to facilitate peace talks between Russia and Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Mourning the Ukrainian war dead and pinning hopes on a spring counteroffensive 25 April 2023 00:04:20
NPR's Joanna Kakissis brings us to an ever-growing cemetery in Kyiv where loved ones of Ukrainian soldiers killed in the battle of Bahkmut, pin their hopes on an imminent Ukrainian counteroffensive.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Mourning the Ukrainian war dead and pinning hopes on a spring counteroffensive
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NPR's Joanna Kakissis brings us to an ever-growing cemetery in Kyiv where loved ones of Ukrainian soldiers killed in the battle of Bahkmut, pin their hopes on an imminent Ukrainian counteroffensive.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A town close to the fighting in Bakhmut is nervously waiting to see if they're next 24 April 2023 00:04:37
Eleanor Beardsley takes us to an eastern Ukraine town anxiously watching the fighting in nearby Bakhmut, because they know if it falls, they might be next.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A town close to the fighting in Bakhmut is nervously waiting to see if they're next
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Eleanor Beardsley takes us to an eastern Ukraine town anxiously watching the fighting in nearby Bakhmut, because they know if it falls, they might be next.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Businesses Find A Russian Exit Is Complex. And A Ukrainian Athlete in the US. 22 April 2023 00:09:34
Many American companies left Russia shortly after it invaded Ukraine. Others that waited are now finding it challenging to leave. And a promising young Ukrainian tennis player flees the war and works to realize her dreams in the US.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoi...
Businesses Find A Russian Exit Is Complex. And A Ukrainian Athlete in the US.
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Many American companies left Russia shortly after it invaded Ukraine. Others that waited are now finding it challenging to leave. And a promising young Ukrainian tennis player flees the war and works to realize her dreams in the US.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoi...
The U.S. Wants More Transparency In Its Aid To Ukraine 20 April 2023 00:02:29
Ukraine relies on billions of dollars in aid from the U.S. to keep services running during the war. The way Ukraine spends the money is strictly monitored. The U.S. wants to bolster that transparency.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The U.S. Wants More Transparency In Its Aid To Ukraine
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Ukraine relies on billions of dollars in aid from the U.S. to keep services running during the war. The way Ukraine spends the money is strictly monitored. The U.S. wants to bolster that transparency.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukrainian Mothers Journey To Find Their Children in Russia 19 April 2023 00:05:58
Since the start of the war, thousands of Ukrainian children were sent or taken to Russia. Human rights organizations allege Russia is trying to indoctrinate those children against their home country.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukrainian Mothers Journey To Find Their Children in Russia
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Since the start of the war, thousands of Ukrainian children were sent or taken to Russia. Human rights organizations allege Russia is trying to indoctrinate those children against their home country.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Six-Year-Old Best Friends, Separated by War in Ukraine 18 April 2023 00:14:26
The Russian invasion of Ukraine impacted one kindergarten class in Kharkiv city — spreading families across the world and forcing them to make choices to deal with trauma affecting their children. We hear about two kindergarten best friends, now separated by an ocean and a war.Learn more about spons...
Six-Year-Old Best Friends, Separated by War in Ukraine
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The Russian invasion of Ukraine impacted one kindergarten class in Kharkiv city — spreading families across the world and forcing them to make choices to deal with trauma affecting their children. We hear about two kindergarten best friends, now separated by an ocean and a war.Learn more about spons...
Parenting the Youngest of Children During War 17 April 2023 00:16:44
The Russian invasion of Ukraine spread families of one kindergarten class in Kharkiv across the world and forced families to make choices about how to deal with trauma manifesting in the country's youngest.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Parenting the Youngest of Children During War
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The Russian invasion of Ukraine spread families of one kindergarten class in Kharkiv across the world and forced families to make choices about how to deal with trauma manifesting in the country's youngest.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Russia gets serious about its conscription efforts 13 April 2023 00:03:31
Moscow correspondent Charles Maynes tells us about a new Russian law cracking down on draft dodging and its implications for the war in Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Russia gets serious about its conscription efforts
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Moscow correspondent Charles Maynes tells us about a new Russian law cracking down on draft dodging and its implications for the war in Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Living, and trying to rebuild, amongst the destruction in Kharkiv 12 April 2023 00:04:12
In a war-ruined district of Kharkiv, Joanna Kakissis brings us the story of a widower who tries to repair his bombed apartment building as Ukraine struggles to restore neighborhoods destroyed by Russian attacks.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Living, and trying to rebuild, amongst the destruction in Kharkiv
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In a war-ruined district of Kharkiv, Joanna Kakissis brings us the story of a widower who tries to repair his bombed apartment building as Ukraine struggles to restore neighborhoods destroyed by Russian attacks.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The scramble in the U.S. to speed up the production of military weapons 11 April 2023 00:04:11
The U.S. is low on rockets and artillery shells. Congress is funding a huge arms buying spree, but U.S. factories can't produce munitions fast enough. And price gouging is a concern.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The scramble in the U.S. to speed up the production of military weapons
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The U.S. is low on rockets and artillery shells. Congress is funding a huge arms buying spree, but U.S. factories can't produce munitions fast enough. And price gouging is a concern.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How will leaked classified documents impact the war in Ukraine? 10 April 2023 00:03:49
Ukraine correspondent Joanna Kakissis talks about the U.S. intelligence leaks, some of which detail the state of the war in Ukraine, and what their impact will be as Ukraine is preparing for a counter-offensive sometime this spring.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoic...
How will leaked classified documents impact the war in Ukraine?
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Ukraine correspondent Joanna Kakissis talks about the U.S. intelligence leaks, some of which detail the state of the war in Ukraine, and what their impact will be as Ukraine is preparing for a counter-offensive sometime this spring.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoic...
The medics who risk their lives in Bakhmut to save others 06 April 2023 00:05:17
The battle over the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut has been a deadly slugfest that has reduced it to ruins. We meet a team of Ukrainian medics who have worked hard to support and treat wounded soldiers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The medics who risk their lives in Bakhmut to save others
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The battle over the eastern Ukrainian city of Bakhmut has been a deadly slugfest that has reduced it to ruins. We meet a team of Ukrainian medics who have worked hard to support and treat wounded soldiers.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Are Ukraine's Aging Helicopters Up To Their Task? 05 April 2023 00:04:20
Ukraine's military is asking its Western allies for modern aircraft to fight Russian forces. In the meantime it is making do with Soviet-era equipment. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley takes a look at some of the many vintage helicopters in Ukraine's fleet.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastch...
Are Ukraine's Aging Helicopters Up To Their Task?
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Ukraine's military is asking its Western allies for modern aircraft to fight Russian forces. In the meantime it is making do with Soviet-era equipment. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley takes a look at some of the many vintage helicopters in Ukraine's fleet.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastch...
Finland Joins NATO, But Is It A Good Idea? 04 April 2023 00:05:25
Finland raced to join NATO following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. This addition doubles the alliance's border with Russia. We'll hear some pros and cons of this move.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Finland Joins NATO, But Is It A Good Idea?
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Finland raced to join NATO following Russia's invasion of Ukraine. This addition doubles the alliance's border with Russia. We'll hear some pros and cons of this move.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How The U.S. Is Pressuring Companies And Countries That Help Russia Evade Sanctions 03 April 2023 00:04:12
The U.S. is trying to step up enforcement of sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine — looking to make countries and their companies fear losing business if they evade sanctions.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How The U.S. Is Pressuring Companies And Countries That Help Russia Evade Sanctions
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The U.S. is trying to step up enforcement of sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine — looking to make countries and their companies fear losing business if they evade sanctions.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Retired Foreign Military Volunteers Train Ukrainians For The Battlefield 31 March 2023 00:09:04
Retired military personnel from the U.S., Sweden and other countries are volunteering in Ukraine to teach ordinary citizens to be soldiers. They sometimes only get a few days to explain the basics before the new soldiers are sent into battle.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices....
Retired Foreign Military Volunteers Train Ukrainians For The Battlefield
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Retired military personnel from the U.S., Sweden and other countries are volunteering in Ukraine to teach ordinary citizens to be soldiers. They sometimes only get a few days to explain the basics before the new soldiers are sent into battle.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices....
A Street Artist Finds Inspiration Amid The Destruction In Kharkiv 30 March 2023 00:04:19
Thousands of residents fled during the heavy shelling of Ukraine's second largest city. But one street artist, known as the Ukrainian Banksy, remained and continued his work.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Street Artist Finds Inspiration Amid The Destruction In Kharkiv
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Thousands of residents fled during the heavy shelling of Ukraine's second largest city. But one street artist, known as the Ukrainian Banksy, remained and continued his work.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
How Kyiv's Elderly Weather The War 29 March 2023 00:11:46
While nearly half of the residents of Kyiv fled the city when Russia invaded Ukraine, many elderly could or would not leave. We hear about several of these elderly Ukrainians from when the fighting began, and then revisit them after a year of war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastcho...
How Kyiv's Elderly Weather The War
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While nearly half of the residents of Kyiv fled the city when Russia invaded Ukraine, many elderly could or would not leave. We hear about several of these elderly Ukrainians from when the fighting began, and then revisit them after a year of war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastcho...
Civilians Escaping The Fighting In Bakhmut 28 March 2023 00:05:06
There are still some 10,000 civilians in the Ukrainian frontline city of Bakhmut. Many have left and some live in a shelter in a nearby town where they share stories of survival and loss.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Civilians Escaping The Fighting In Bakhmut
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There are still some 10,000 civilians in the Ukrainian frontline city of Bakhmut. Many have left and some live in a shelter in a nearby town where they share stories of survival and loss.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Former Russian Lawmaker Now Fights Russian Propaganda From Kyiv 27 March 2023 00:05:07
The only member of Russia's parliament to vote against the annexation of Crimea now lives in Ukraine and runs an online news channel, intended to subvert the Kremlin's propaganda machine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Former Russian Lawmaker Now Fights Russian Propaganda From Kyiv
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The only member of Russia's parliament to vote against the annexation of Crimea now lives in Ukraine and runs an online news channel, intended to subvert the Kremlin's propaganda machine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Money Lifeline For Ukraine's Government 26 March 2023 00:06:14
A $15.6 billion International Monetary Fund loan to Ukraine will be its first to a country at war. Scheherazade Rehman, professor of international finance at George Washington University, talks about the agreement's significance.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesN...
A Money Lifeline For Ukraine's Government
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A $15.6 billion International Monetary Fund loan to Ukraine will be its first to a country at war. Scheherazade Rehman, professor of international finance at George Washington University, talks about the agreement's significance.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesN...
A Different Existential Threat To Ukraine: Population Decline 22 March 2023 00:04:54
The Russian invasion has cemented the decision for many couples to opt out of having babies, in a country that struggled with incredibly low fertility rates long before the war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Different Existential Threat To Ukraine: Population Decline
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The Russian invasion has cemented the decision for many couples to opt out of having babies, in a country that struggled with incredibly low fertility rates long before the war.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Can China Serve As A Broker For Peace In The War In Ukraine? 21 March 2023 00:06:25
Russia's President Vladimir Putin and China's leader Xi Jinping wrapped up two days of discussions in Moscow with China potentially seeking to serve as peacemaker to end the war in Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Can China Serve As A Broker For Peace In The War In Ukraine?
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Russia's President Vladimir Putin and China's leader Xi Jinping wrapped up two days of discussions in Moscow with China potentially seeking to serve as peacemaker to end the war in Ukraine.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
A Republican Congressman Who Questions Continuing U.S. Support For Ukraine 20 March 2023 00:05:55
There is a sharp debate among Republicans over continuing aid for Ukraine. We hear from Rep. Ralph Norman, R-S.C., on why he is skeptical of ongoing U.S. financial support of Ukraine in their fight against Russia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Poli...
A Republican Congressman Who Questions Continuing U.S. Support For Ukraine
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There is a sharp debate among Republicans over continuing aid for Ukraine. We hear from Rep. Ralph Norman, R-S.C., on why he is skeptical of ongoing U.S. financial support of Ukraine in their fight against Russia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Poli...
The International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin 17 March 2023 00:04:25
The Russian President is charged with the the war crime of deporting Ukrainian children to Russia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The International Criminal Court issues arrest warrant for Vladimir Putin
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The Russian President is charged with the the war crime of deporting Ukrainian children to Russia.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Giving Ukraine's soldiers some badly needed rest 16 March 2023 00:05:01
As Russia's war on Ukraine drags on, traumatized soldiers can recharge at a Western-style healing center in northeastern Ukraine before returning to the frontline.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Giving Ukraine's soldiers some badly needed rest
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As Russia's war on Ukraine drags on, traumatized soldiers can recharge at a Western-style healing center in northeastern Ukraine before returning to the frontline.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Russia downs a U.S. drone and rescuing civilians while the bombs fall 15 March 2023 00:11:19
A Russian fighter jet clipped a U.S. drone, forcing it to crash in the Black Sea. It is one of the most serious incidents involving U.S. and Russian militaries in and around Ukraine.And a young volunteer from Poland braves artillery barrages to evacuate residents from Bakhmut, the epicenter of recen...
Russia downs a U.S. drone and rescuing civilians while the bombs fall
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A Russian fighter jet clipped a U.S. drone, forcing it to crash in the Black Sea. It is one of the most serious incidents involving U.S. and Russian militaries in and around Ukraine.And a young volunteer from Poland braves artillery barrages to evacuate residents from Bakhmut, the epicenter of recen...
Are toxic substances from the war contaminating Ukraine's farmland? 14 March 2023 00:06:02
Weapons used in the war are leaving behind contamination in Ukraine that will linger for years. We hear from an expert in how landscapes recover from war about what Ukraine's farmers will face once the war is over.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Pol...
Are toxic substances from the war contaminating Ukraine's farmland?
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Weapons used in the war are leaving behind contamination in Ukraine that will linger for years. We hear from an expert in how landscapes recover from war about what Ukraine's farmers will face once the war is over.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Pol...
Ukraine mourns a famous war hero 13 March 2023 00:03:11
Ukraine's best-known soldier began fighting Russians in eastern Ukraine in 2014, at age 18, forgoing dreams of becoming an artist. He died earlier this week on the same frontline.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukraine mourns a famous war hero
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Ukraine's best-known soldier began fighting Russians in eastern Ukraine in 2014, at age 18, forgoing dreams of becoming an artist. He died earlier this week on the same frontline.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Is Russia trying to destabilize Ukraine's neighbor, Moldova? 10 March 2023 00:03:11
Researchers warn that Russia is ramping up its efforts to destabilize Moldova through propaganda and false information.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Is Russia trying to destabilize Ukraine's neighbor, Moldova?
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Researchers warn that Russia is ramping up its efforts to destabilize Moldova through propaganda and false information.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Russia launches a large and deadly missile attack on Ukraine 09 March 2023 00:04:16
At least six people died after a barrage of Russian missiles hit targets across Ukraine early Thursday. The attack included an unprecedented number of hypersonic missiles and knocked out power at Europe's largest atomic power station.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adch...
Russia launches a large and deadly missile attack on Ukraine
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At least six people died after a barrage of Russian missiles hit targets across Ukraine early Thursday. The attack included an unprecedented number of hypersonic missiles and knocked out power at Europe's largest atomic power station.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adch...
The US effort to seize wealth from Russian oligarchs 08 March 2023 00:04:43
For over a year, a Justice Department task force has been charged with targeting Kremlin-aligned Russian oligarchs and seizing their riches — including everything from luxury yachts to opulent homes.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
The US effort to seize wealth from Russian oligarchs
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For over a year, a Justice Department task force has been charged with targeting Kremlin-aligned Russian oligarchs and seizing their riches — including everything from luxury yachts to opulent homes.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
Ukrainian soldiers speak bluntly about the challenges they face 07 March 2023