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With Shift From Ukraine To Russia, Crimea's Business And Pleasure Uprooted

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Valentin Danilov, 83, is a former executive officer on a Soviet sub who proudly wears his old Soviet military uniform. Crimeans like Danilov have, without changing their residence, lived in three different countries in the past 25 years — the Soviet Union, then Ukraine and now Russia. Max Avdeev for NPR hide caption

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Crimean Tatar's History A Backdrop For Current Pressures

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Tatar Men Disappear In Crimea, And Families Fill With Dread

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Crimean Tatars Pressured To Become Russian Citizens

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Closed McDonald's In Moscow Taken As A Political Message

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Russia established the Crimean port of Sevastopol in the 18th century. After the Soviet breakup in 1991, Russia and Ukraine shared the naval base. But Russia has now taken the entire base, including Ukrainian ships. Max Avdeev for NPR hide caption

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In Crimea, Many Signs Of Russia, Few Of Resistance

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Tom Worden works on a fixed-abrasive grinding table at Exelis Inc. in Rochester, N.Y. Exelis is an aerospace and defense company, and employs numerous former Kodak workers in its facility. Mike Bradley for NPR hide caption

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Rochester Focuses On A New Picture Of American Manufacturing

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A soldier hits a protestor with a baton during unrest in West Point after the area was quarantined in a bid to prevent the spread of Ebola. Tommy Trenchard for NPR hide caption

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Liberia Blocks Off Neighborhood In Ebola Quarantine, Sparking Riot

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Billy Joe Shaver once told Waylon Jennings, "I just want you to at least listen to these songs. And if you don't, I'm gonna kick your ass right here in front of God and everybody." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Billy Joe Shaver Writes Country Songs — And Lives Them, Too

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Artists Try To Fuse Cultural Differences Between Miami And Cuba

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The Young Cuban Who's Bringing Activism In Line With The Revolution

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A couple walks along the beach in the resort area of Varadero, Cuba. Varadero is home to upscale hotels and resorts that cater to foreign tourists. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Tourism Money Flows Into Cuba, Bringing Economic Hopes And Fears

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A fisherman walks the streets of Mariel, on Cuba's northwest coast. In the distance, construction is underway on the Port of Mariel, where the government is creating a special free-trade zone. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Cuba's Mariel Port: Once An Escape, Now A Window To The Future

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Cuban entrepreneur Barbara Fernandez Franco oversees two employees in the small living room of her home in Havana, the Cuban capital. Her boyfriend, Michel Perez Casanova (right), works in the tourism industry but also helps with her business. David Gilkey/NPR hide caption

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Cuba's Budding Entrepreneurs Travel A Rocky Road Toward Success

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