Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson http://mtpr.org en Residents Join Soldiers In Shoring Up Defenses Of Key Ukrainian Port http://mtpr.org/post/residents-join-soldiers-shoring-defenses-key-ukrainian-port <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Residents+Join+Soldiers+In+Shoring+Up+Defenses+Of+Key+Ukrainian+Port&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MzMwMDM0MDEzMTg4NzQ3NzAwZDdjZg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>I'm Melissa Block. And as we've been reporting, NATO and world leaders are sharpening their criticism of Russia over its actions in Eastern Ukraine. And in Ukraine, residents of a strategic port city are working alongside government soldiers. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:07:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 24050 at http://mtpr.org Kiev Claims Russia Has Sights Set On New Eastern Ukrainian City http://mtpr.org/post/kiev-claims-russia-has-sights-set-new-eastern-ukrainian-city Ukraine has accused Russia of trying to open a new front in the war between the government and pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine. Ukraine says its troops are involved in heavy fighting with an armored force that it says entered Ukrainian territory. Kiev has also released video of what it says is a group of captured Russian soldiers. Russia says the soldiers might have crossed the border inadvertently. <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:37:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 23909 at http://mtpr.org Russian Convoy Crosses Ukrainian Border, Prompting Outcry From West http://mtpr.org/post/russian-convoy-crosses-ukrainian-border-prompting-outcry-west <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Russian+Convoy+Crosses+Ukrainian+Border%2C+Prompting+Outcry+From+West&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxNzgwMzIyMDEyMTQ4NzkxNDM0OWYxYg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED - I'm Audie Cornish.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>And I'm Robert Siegel. There's been strong international reaction to Russia's latest action in Ukraine. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 20:06:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 23741 at http://mtpr.org As Ukraine Presses Military Offensive, The Facts Are Fuzzy http://mtpr.org/post/news-out-eastern-ukraine-battle-zone-hard-confirm The Ukrainian government claims its armed forces have recaptured a large part of the eastern city of Luhansk following fierce battles Wednesday with pro-Russian separatist fighters.<p>This is part of a broader campaign by the Ukrainians that has been marked by a number of successes recently. But as is often the case here, it's impossible to independently verify what either side says. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:07:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 23668 at http://mtpr.org As Ukraine Presses Military Offensive, The Facts Are Fuzzy Civilian Convoy Comes Under Attack In Ukraine http://mtpr.org/post/civilian-convoy-comes-under-attack-ukraine <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Civilian+Convoy+Comes+Under+Attack+In+Ukraine&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxODMzOTM1MDEyMTY4Mzc5OTliNTMwMg004)"/></div><p> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:19:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 23601 at http://mtpr.org Russian Military Vehicles Reportedly Move Into Ukraine http://mtpr.org/post/russian-military-vehicles-reportedly-move-ukraine <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Russian+Military+Vehicles+Reportedly+Move+Into+Ukraine&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxNzgwMzIyMDEyMTQ4NzkxNDM0OWYxYg004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>Ukraine says its artillery has destroyed a number of Russian military vehicles. Ukraine says those vehicles crossed into its territory overnight. NATO says the same. But Russia denies any of its forces crossed into Ukraine. Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:09:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 23446 at http://mtpr.org Russian Aid Convoy Parked Near Ukraine Border http://mtpr.org/post/russian-aid-convoy-parked-near-ukraine-border <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Russian+Aid+Convoy+Parked+Near+Ukraine+Border&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyMTYxNjk3MDEyNzE5NzkyNzY1MDMyYQ004)"/></div><p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 23424 at http://mtpr.org As Kiev Cites Progress, Opposing Convoys Head To Ukraine's East http://mtpr.org/post/kiev-cites-progress-opposing-convoys-head-ukraines-east <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=As+Kiev+Cites+Progress%2C+Opposing+Convoys+Head+To+Ukraine%27s+East&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDExNDI3NjUzMDEzNjkzMTgzNTExNDFlYQ004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Melissa Block.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>And I'm Robert Siegel. There's been more heavy fighting in eastern Ukraine. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:09:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 23397 at http://mtpr.org Trial Of Alleged German Autobahn Shooter Begins http://mtpr.org/post/trial-alleged-german-autobahn-shooter-begins The trial of a 58-year-old truck driver who is accused of firing more than 700 shots at other vehicles on German highways over five years began today in the northern Bavarian city of Wuerzburg.<p>The man, who German media say was born in the former East Germany, was arrested at home in the small town of Kall in western Germany in June 2013. He is being identified by the German media only by his first names and last initial – Michael Harry K. Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:36:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 23233 at http://mtpr.org Trial Of Alleged German Autobahn Shooter Begins When And How To Die: Germany Debates Whose Choice It Is http://mtpr.org/post/when-and-how-die-germany-debates-whose-choice-it Stefan Daniel says he has no control over the multiple sclerosis that is short-circuiting his body.<p>The disease, which attacks the nervous system, has forced the 51-year-old German psychologist to give up his career and most hobbies, including running and photography.<p>He spends his days in an electric wheelchair and rarely ventures out of his Berlin apartment.<p>"It's so difficult for me to open the door," he laments.<p>A caregiver comes to his home four times a day to help him with meals, cleaning and the growing number of other tasks he can no longer do himself.<p>But there is one thing Thu, 07 Aug 2014 07:22:00 +0000 Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson 23053 at http://mtpr.org