A former leader released from jail. A sitting president flees the palace and now faces an arrest warrant. The Ukraine story continues to play out in unbelievable twists and turns. The World's Matthew Bell profiles deposed president Viktor Yanukovich, a man the world hardly knew until the events of recent days.
Plus TIME's Simon Shuster, fresh from covering Sochi and now on the trail of the missing Yanukovich, tells us how Russian President Vladimir Putin is spinning the crisis in Ukraine.
The next edition of the “MTSU On the Record” radio program examines the psychological roadblocks that prevent us from becoming physically fit.
Host Gina Logue’s interview with Dr. Mark Anshel, a professor of exercise science, will air from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 24, and from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Sunday, March 2, on WMOT-FM (89.5 and ww.wmot.org).
Anshel is the author of “Applied Health Fitness Psychology,” a college-level textbook with suggested activities designed to help students make the connection between theory and practice.
-- Kevin talks to Washington Post writer and editor DAVID FINKEL about his new book "Thank You for Your Service", which explores the traumatic after-effects of war on soldiers.
-- BAZ LUHRMANN is the celebrated director of "Moulin Rouge", "Strictly Ballroom" and "Romeo and Juliet". He talks about his latest film "The Great Gatsby", which is up for two Oscars at the Academy Awards later this month.
Anti-government protesters continue to clash with police in the Ukrainian capital and other cities. We'll take you right into the middle of the action, and also examine what policy options are available to the United States, the European Union and Russia for trying to quell the violence.
Plus, a reporter in Sochi talks to us about how Ukrainian athletes in Sochi are struggling to focus on the games.
-- Gill talks to Dutch-Palestinian filmmaker HANY ABU ASSAD about his film "Omar" -- which is up for this year's Best Foreign Language Film Oscar -- and his views on Palestinian led cinema, and the spectrum of his activism between art and politics.