March 14, 2014 | NPR · Residents of the Crimea region vote Sunday on whether to join Russia. The region is controlled by pro-Russian forces, and the Ukrainian government in Kiev has declared the referendum illegal.
March 14, 2014 | NPR · The minority Tatar population is watching as pro-Russian sentiment builds in Crimea. Turkey has ties to Crimea's Tatars but it can't do much to help for fear of jeopardizing ties with Moscow.
March 14, 2014 | NPR · In their memoir Sliver of Light, Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal explain how they were captured on a road that bordered Iran, accused of spying and imprisoned for two years.
March 16, 2014 | NPR · Crimea is voting Sunday on a referendum that could lead to a separation from Ukraine, but those opposed to the move have no choice but to abstain. Correspondent Gregory Warner talks with NPR's Arun Rath from Simferopol.
March 16, 2014 | NPR · More than two dozen people have been killed in weeks of unrest in Venezuela. The protests are being fueled by Venezuela's record-setting high crime, high inflation and shortages of basics. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with reporter Lourdes Garcia-Navarro in Valencia.
March 16, 2014 | NPR · How reliably can we find the fakes? A new study says the more forgeries people come across, the better they are at spotting them. But there are multiple traps that can cloud screeners' judgment.
March 15, 2014 | NPR · Crimea will hold a referendum on Sunday about whether to leave Ukraine. With reports of intimidation ahead of the vote, correspondent Gregory Warner gives NPR's Jacki Lyden the latest from Yalta.
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