Ari Shapiro http://wuwm.com en Ukrainian Tanks Roll In — But Above Them Russian Flags Fly http://wuwm.com/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 20:08:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 29306 at http://wuwm.com Tank Movement Increases Tensions In Eastern Ukraine http://wuwm.com/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 29268 at http://wuwm.com Ukraine's Army Launches Campaign Against Eastern Militants http://wuwm.com/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 29228 at http://wuwm.com Ukraine Military Begins To Move Against Pro-Russian Separatists http://wuwm.com/post/ukraine-military-begins-move-against-pro-russian-separatists Transcript <p>DAVID GREENE, HOST: <p>This is MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm David Greene.<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST: <p>And I'm Kelly McEvers.<p>In Ukraine, the acting president says his military is now on the move against pro-Russian separatists who've taken over government buildings in Eastern Ukraine. This comes after the president gave the separatists an ultimatum to lay down their weapons, and they did not comply.<p>NPR's Ari Shapiro joins us from the Ukrainian city of Donetsk.<p>Ari, what exactly does the president mean? I mean, he calls this an anti-terror operation. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:17:00 +0000 Ari Shapiro 29185 at http://wuwm.com Ukrainian Jews Celebrate Passover In Uncertain Times http://wuwm.com/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 29176 at http://wuwm.com Ukrainian Jews Celebrate Passover In Uncertain Times