Ari Shapiro http://kalw.org en Ukrainian Tanks Roll In — But Above Them Russian Flags Fly http://kalw.org/post/ukrainian-tanks-roll-above-them-russian-flags-fly Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 20:24:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 42471 at http://kalw.org Tank Movement Increases Tensions In Eastern Ukraine http://kalw.org/post/latest-eastern-ukraine Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>Tensions remain very high this morning in Eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russia demonstrators stormed the city hall in the city of Donetsk. And there are now reports this morning of several Ukrainian armored personnel carriers on the move in some cities flying Russian flags. To try and sort out what's going on, we have NPR's Ari Shapiro on the line. He is in the Eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:14:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 42446 at http://kalw.org Ukraine's Army Launches Campaign Against Eastern Militants http://kalw.org/post/ukraines-army-launches-campaign-against-eastern-militants Ukraine's army began a "special operation" in the east of the country Tuesday, moving against pro-Russian militants who are occupying government offices across the region. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 42429 at http://kalw.org Ukrainian Jews Celebrate Passover In Uncertain Times http://kalw.org/post/ukrainian-jews-celebrate-passover-uncertain-times At Passover celebrations around the world tonight, the youngest child will sing a song in Hebrew. "Why," the youngster will ask, "is this night different from all other nights?"<p>Adults in Ukraine can ask a similar question this year: What makes this Passover different from all others? It's a question Rabbi Alexander Duchovny has been thinking about a lot. "Passover is <em>z'man cheruteinu,</em> time of our liberty — time of freedom," he says. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:03:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 42384 at http://kalw.org Ukrainian Jews Celebrate Passover In Uncertain Times Defiant Of Deadline, Pro-Moscow Occupiers Persist http://kalw.org/post/defiant-deadline-pro-moscow-occupiers-persist Transcript <p>AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: <p>From NPR News, this is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED. I'm Audie Cornish. In eastern Ukraine, people are bracing for possible war. The government gave a deadline of this morning for pro-Russian separatists to lay down their weapons. Instead, the demonstrators took over still more government buildings in eastern Ukrainian cities. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:15:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 42378 at http://kalw.org