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March 12, 2014
March 12, 2014
PRI's The World: 3/11/14 On today's PRI's The World, we go back to Ukraine and meet the man who is overseeing the country's pivot to Moscow. And, we head to the UK, where a local photographer has been taking a Lego minifigure with him on all of his assignments ? shooting his picture in all sorts of unexpected situation. Then, we meet an Israeli techie who's one of his country's leading cyber security experts ? and he's not even 30.
PRI's The World: 3/10/14 Three years after the Fukushima nuclear disaster, the head of an independent investigation commission says Japan has yet to really learn the lessons of what led to the disaster: not failures of technology but failures of a culture of secrecy and insularity within Japan's "nuclear village." And, we come back to The Ninth Month, where we head to Russia, where pregnant women are often confined to stark maternity hospitals ? places with little privacy and where medical practices can be outdated. Then, have you seen the new Cadillac ad? It's filled with American bravado ? and it's not playing well overseas.
PRI's The World: 03/07/2014 Carnival wraps up in Brazil this weekend. This year, some in Rio are using the parties and parades to protest government spending on the upcoming soccer World Cup. And, our Geo Quiz asks which European country recently got a new prime minister, who then named an equal number of women and men to his cabinet? Also, we catch up with Suzanne Massie, who from 1984 to 19878 advised President Ronald Reagan on the Russian world view.
Missing plane: Last message revealed Malaysia says the last message from a Malaysia Airlines plane suggests everything was normal on board before it vanished over the South China Sea.
Russia 'refuses to talk to Ukraine' Russia's leaders are refusing all negotiations with their Ukrainian counterparts, Ukraine's acting President Oleksandr Turchynov says.
Pistorius bashed door 'on stumps' Oscar Pistorius was not wearing his prostheses when he broke down a door to reach his girlfriend after he shot her, his murder trial has heard.