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(Left) Vika, 10, in the underground room where she and her family sleep to stay safe from regular shelling in Spartak, Ukraine. (Right) Vika keeps her stuffed animals in this underground cubby, which also serves as a space to play. (Bottom) Vika and her grandmother, Valentina Pleshkova, 54. Brendan Hoffman/Prime for NPR hide caption

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Donald Trump Jr. hugs his father, Donald Trump, during a campaign rally in Ohio, weeks after Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer, as he sought dirt against Democrat Hillary Clinton. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Cash machines in a supermarket in Kiev weren't working on Wednesday after a cyberattack paralyzed computers in Ukraine and elsewhere. Victims included government offices, energy companies, banks and gas stations. Efrem Lukatsky/AP hide caption

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Employees at a store in Kiev, Ukraine, read a ransomware demand for $300 in bitcoin to free files encrypted by the Petya software virus. The malicious program has spread to dozens of countries. Vincent Mundy/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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'Petya' Ransomware Hits At Least 65 Countries; Microsoft Traces It To Tax Software

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A message demanding money is seen on a terminal monitor at a branch of Ukraine's state-owned Oschadbank after Ukrainian institutions were hit by a wave of cyberattacks earlier Tuesday in Kiev, Ukraine. Valentyn Ogirenko/Reuters hide caption

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A heavy police presence guarded supporters of LGBT rights at the gay pride parade in Kiev on Sunday. In previous years, violence has broken out between pride supporters and far-right protesters. Efrem Lukatsky/AP hide caption

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Designer Anastasiya Rudnik is a co-owner of the Ukrainian Street Wear shop in central Kiev. Lucian Kim/NPR hide caption

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Young Entrepreneurs Find Funky Niche In Products 'Made In Ukraine'

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Ukrainian investigators are seeking to understand the extent of the ties Paul Manafort, shown here in July 2016, had with former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Paul Manafort's Activities Arouse Interest Of Ukrainian Prosecutors

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Denis Voronenkov was shot in the head on a sidewalk in Ukraine's capital city, Kiev, on Thursday. He's seen here with his wife, Maria Maksakova, in February. Oleksandr Synytsia/AP hide caption

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Roman Nasirov (left, in orange), the suspended head of Ukraine's tax service, lies inside the defendant's cage during his court hearing in Kiev on March 5. He was first detained in a hospital, claiming illness. Nasirov is accused in an embezzlement scheme amounting to more than $70 million. NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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In Ukraine, Some Signs Of Progress In Uphill Battle Against Corruption

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A spiraling torque from the second century A.D. is displayed as part of the exhibit called The Crimea - Gold and Secrets of the Black Sea in 2014 at Allard Pierson historical museum in Amsterdam. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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Chebureki, thin, deep-fried pockets of cheese, meat or mushrooms, are a best seller at Musafir. The Tatar restaurant has become an asylum-seeker of sorts in Kiev, the Ukrainian capital, in the wake of Russia's annexation of Crimea. Courtesy of Musafir hide caption

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Members of a joint investigation team present the preliminary results of the criminal investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in 2014. The investigators said Wednesday they have confirmed that MH17 was shot down by a Buk missile fired from rebel-held areas in Ukraine. Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ukrainian pilot Nadiya Savchenko (center), who was freed from jail in Russia as part of a prisoner exchange, talks to the media upon arrival at Kiev's Boryspil airport on Wednesday. Anatolii Stepanov /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Journalists walk near parts of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 near the Grabove village in eastern Ukraine on Nov. 11, 2014. MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Russian Military Involved In Shooting Down Flight MH17, Researchers Say

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Employees prepare a convoy of four trucks transporting warm clothes and shoes to refugees in Ukraine, at the initiative of the French Red Cross, on Feb. 26 in Saint-Quentin-Fallavier, France. JEAN-PHILIPPE KSIAZEK/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Ukrainians Who Fled To Russia Find The Welcome Is No Longer Warm

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Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko applauds and smiles in a glass cage inside court ahead of the verdict in the town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, on Tuesday. Ivan Sekretarev/AP hide caption

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