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It's been a tumultuous week in Ukraine. From protests in Kiev to remarks made Friday in Russia by ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. We'll have a review of Ukraine in a week that was. Also, Sunday marks Losar, the Tibetan New Year. We're celebrating with a Tibetan treat, including a very special cookie, and a sweet rice drink called Chaang. And, Sunday marks the 86th Academy Awards ceremony. We handicap the contenders for Best Foreign Film.
Armed men seize the government headquarters in Crimea and raise a Russian flag. And, more on the hunt for ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych. Also, Venezuelans in the US are using innovative social media methods to track the story of protests back home. Plus, the first Cambodian film nominated for an Oscar.
Unexpected victims in Syria's civil war: Residents of a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus. Also, three years after the start of the Fukushima disaster, Japan's leader pledges to revive nuclear power. And, some major league baseball players in the US tweet for peace in Venezuela.
The current drama in Ukraine reads like a fast-paced novel, so we turn to Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov to get a sense of what events look like close up. There's political turmoil in Egypt, too, after the surprise resignation of the prime minister on Monday. Plus, learning the home cooking secrets of cultures around the world from immigrant cooks in New York City.
A former leader released from jail, while a sitting president flees the palace and now faces an arrest warrant. The Ukraine story continues to play out in unbelievable twists and turns. Plus we launch "The Ninth Month," our new multimedia series on pregnancy and maternal health around the world. We begin the series with a profile of a woman in rural Nepal and the strenuous work she does in the fields throughout her pregnancy.
A peace deal and legislative changes in Ukraine after a week of violence. We also go to Venezuela, where government forces and protesters have been battling it out with deadly results. Plus, we'll sample one of Quebec's signature dishes - poutine.