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Ukraine Election In Brief

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Ukraine has been through a tumultuous few months. Our curated coverage will help you understand what's at stake in the country's upcoming presidential election.

Ukraine has been through a tumultuous few months. Our curated coverage will help you understand what's at stake in the country's upcoming presidential election.
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Palo Alto, CA

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Ukraine has been through a tumultuous few months. Our curated coverage will help you understand what's at stake in the country's upcoming presidential election.

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English


Episodes

Safety of Election in Doubt

5/17/2014
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With military operations still underway in Eastern Ukraine, many wonder if voting will even be possible. (Weekend Edition, NPR, 5/18/2014)

Duration: 00:04:00


The "Lustration" of Post-Revolution Ukraine

5/6/2014
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Ukraine sits at a cross-roads, facing yet another opportunity to dredge up the corruption rampant in post-Soviet Union societies. Will the new government succeed where others have failed in the past? (Morning Edition, NPR, 5/7/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Yanukovych Asks Russia for Help

3/3/2014
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The United Nations Security Council has heard the ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych asked Russia to send its troops to Ukraine to protect civilians. (SBS, 3/4/2014)

Duration: 00:04:00


Ukraine Leader Warns of Separatism

2/24/2014
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Ukraine's interim President Olexander Turchynov has warned of the dangers of separatism following the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych. (Morning Report, 2/26/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00


Backstory Behind the Protests

2/20/2014
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Masha Lipman and Keith Gessen trace the backstory of the protests in Ukraine. (New Yorker Political Scene, 2/21/2014)

Duration: 00:19:00


Ukraine May Be Headed Toward Civil War

2/19/2014
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Ben Judah, author of fragile Empire: How Russia fell out of love with Putin, explains the complex geopolitcal history between Russia, Europe, and Ukraine. (The World Today, 2/19/2014)

Duration: 00:05:00