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The Ukrainian Prime Minister's Visit, As Seen From Behind Barricades
Originally published on Fri April 11, 2014 8:13 pm
Ukraine's interim prime minister visited Donetsk Friday in an effort to reduce tensions in the east of the country. Pro-Moscow militants among the area's largely Russian-speaking population have seized two government buildings in the region and are demanding referendums on the area's future. NPR's Ari Shapiro has been behind the barricades at one of the occupations.