WBEZ | Ukraine http://www.wbez.org/tags/ukraine Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-09-08/ceasefire-eastern-ukraine-110766 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP801550734731.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Pro-Russian rebels and the Ukrainian government reached a ceasefire last Friday, but shelling over the weekend in Donetsk could threaten the peace. We&#39;ll get an update from Matthew Rojansky, director of the Kennan Institute.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-ceasefire-in-eastern-ukraine/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-ceasefire-in-eastern-ukraine.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-ceasefire-in-eastern-ukraine" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Ceasefire in Eastern Ukraine" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 08 Sep 2014 11:07:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-09-08/ceasefire-eastern-ukraine-110766 NATO considers military action to counter Russia http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-09-02/nato-considers-military-action-counter-russia-110734 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP562786984527.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Over the weekend, EU and NATO leaders reportedly considered possible solutions to Russia&#39;s invasion into Ukraine, including the possibility of a NATO rapid-reaction force. John Mearsheimer of the University of Chicago will explain the politics of the situation.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-nato-considers-military-reaction-to-russ/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-nato-considers-military-reaction-to-russ.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-nato-considers-military-reaction-to-russ" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: NATO considers military action to counter Russia" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 11:30:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-09-02/nato-considers-military-action-counter-russia-110734 Russian troops in Ukraine http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-08-29/russian-troops-ukraine-110728 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP560589181576.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>NATO has accused Russia of illegally sending its troops into Ukraine. NATO says it has proof that Russian troops are fighting alongside Ukrainian separatists. We&#39;ll discuss the ongoing crisis in Ukraine with Andrew Weiss. Weiss served as a Russia and Ukraine expert in the Clinton White House.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-russia-invades-ukraine/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-russia-invades-ukraine.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-russia-invades-ukraine" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Russian troops in Ukraine" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 11:38:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-08-29/russian-troops-ukraine-110728 Military action in Pakistan http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-08-14/military-action-pakistan-110658 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP737825746234 (1).jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The Pakistani military is conducting a military offensive in the North of the country in efforts to dismantle the Taliban. We&#39;ll talk about the use of domestic military action in Pakistan with author and professor Aqil Shah.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-military-action-in-pakistan/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-military-action-in-pakistan.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-military-action-in-pakistan" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Military action in Pakistan" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 14:23:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-08-14/military-action-pakistan-110658 Russia announces sanctions http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-08-07/russia-announces-sanctions-110613 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP303165536701.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Russia has announced a ban on imports of certain food and agricultural products from Europe, the U.S., Canada, Japan and Australia. The ban is a response to sanctions being imposed by the West on Russia. We&#39;ll take a look at how the tit-for-tat sanctions will impact the crisis in Ukraine.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-russia-announces-sanctions/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-russia-announces-sanctions.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-russia-announces-sanctions" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Russia announces sanctions" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 11:22:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-08-07/russia-announces-sanctions-110613 Ukraine's government reshuffle http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-07-25/ukraines-government-reshuffle-110558 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP751799221862.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>The Ukrainian prime minister&#39;s resignation on Thursday has created more uncertainty for the Ukrainian government as it tries to battle a separatist movement in the east. We&#39;ll discuss the latest news from Ukraine with freelance journalist Eugene Bondarenko.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-ukraine-s-government-reshuffle/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-ukraine-s-government-reshuffle.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-ukraine-s-government-reshuffle" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Ukraine's government reshuffle" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:53:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-07-25/ukraines-government-reshuffle-110558 Argentina's debt crisis http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-06-24/argentinas-debt-crisis-110398 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/AP344717063728.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>A U.S. judge says Argentina must repay hedge funds that own bonds the country had defaulted on in 2001. Argentina has asked for a stay in the ruling. Stephen Nelson, a professor of political science at Northwestern University who specializes in the politics of debt, explains the case.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-20/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-20.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-20" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Argentina's debt crisis " on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 11:21:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-06-24/argentinas-debt-crisis-110398 Diplomacy in Ukraine http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-04-18/diplomacy-ukraine-110045 <p><p>In the last 24 hours, a deal&#39;s been reached to quell violence in Ukraine. But it&#39;s unclear whether pro-Russian militants will adhere to it. &nbsp; The New Republic&#39;s Julia Ioffe tells us what the Geneva agreement means for Ukraine.&nbsp;</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-diplomacy-in-ukraine/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-diplomacy-in-ukraine.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-diplomacy-in-ukraine" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Diplomacy in Ukraine" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:43:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-04-18/diplomacy-ukraine-110045 Diplomacy in Ukraine http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-04-18/diplomacy-ukraine-110046 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/(AP PhotoManu Brabo).jpg" alt="" /><p><p>In the last 24 hours, a deal&#39;s been reached to quell violence in Ukraine. But it&#39;s unclear whether pro-Russian militants will adhere to it. &nbsp; The New Republic&#39;s Julia Ioffe tells us what the Geneva agreement means for Ukraine.&nbsp;</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-diplomacy-in-ukraine/embed?header=false&amp;border=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-diplomacy-in-ukraine.js?header=false&border=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-diplomacy-in-ukraine" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Diplomacy in Ukraine" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:43:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-04-18/diplomacy-ukraine-110046 Remembering the Rwandan genocide http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-04-07/remembering-rwandan-genocide-109980 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/Rwanda.jpg" alt="" /><p><p>Twenty years ago today marks the beginning of one of the worst genocides of the 20th century. Estimates put the dead from the 100-day slaughter at close to one million people. We deconstruct what happened with former General Romeo Dallaire, head of U.N. peacekeepers in Rwanda in 1994.</p><div class="storify"><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="no" height="750" src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-remembering-the-rwandan-genocide/embed?header=false" width="100%"></iframe><script src="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-remembering-the-rwandan-genocide.js?header=false"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/WBEZ/worldview-remembering-the-rwandan-genocide" target="_blank">View the story "Worldview: Remembering the Rwandan genocide" on Storify</a>]</noscript></div></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:28:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/programs/worldview/2014-04-07/remembering-rwandan-genocide-109980