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Thu February 27, 2014
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Pri's The World Looks at the Armed Takeover of Government HQ in Crimea for 2-27-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Today, what's happening with Ukraine?  In a dramatic move today, armed men seize the government headquarters in Crimea and raise a Russian flag. We'll have the latest news plus key background and context from journalist and historian Anne Applebaum. Also, more on the hunt for former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych, and following the trail of documents he left behind.

Also, another country in turmoil: Venezuela.  Today we focus on Venezuelans in the US who are using innovative social media methods to track the story of protests back home. The World's Monica Campbell reports.

Our own Carol Hills tells us about the first Cambodian film ever nominated for an Oscar. She speaks with Rithy Panh, director of "The Missing Picture."

And an irresistible global hit today as Marco catches up with Angelique Kidjo, a longtime friend of the show.