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12 May 2021
'Kids Started To Jump Out Of The Windows': Student Describes Attack On Kazan School
Over a thousand students up to high-school age attend School No. 175 in Kazan, Russia, the site of a gunman's attack on May 11, 2021 that killed nine people, seven of whom were children. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Tatar-Bashkir Service spoke with this 6th-grader eyewitness about the attack.
26 April 2021
Belarusian Opposition Leader Tsikhanouskaya, A 'Child Of Chernobyl'
After the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, hundreds of thousands of children from hard-hit areas of Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia spent summer vacations in the West to get away, even for a short time, from the irradiated region. Among them: today's Belarusian opposition leader, Svyatlana Tsikhanouskaya.
09 April 2021
'Am I Really Still Alive?' A Hunter's Story Of Survival In Siberia
Sergei Sazanakov was hunting in Russia's Khakassia region when an accident left him trapped in the snow overnight. He lost his lower legs to frostbite, and later had to fight for his children in court after his wife left him. But Sazanakov has learned how to run his farm and care for his family.
25 February 2021
Why Afghanistan’s Policewomen Conceal Their Profession
Each day, gender poses a potentially lethal risk to Afghanistan’s thousands of female police officers. Current Time Kabul reporter Liza Karimi spoke in July 2020 with Afghan policewomen who, despite the dangers, have chosen to persevere with their careers
16 February 2021
'A Slap In The Face': Why Pensioners In Belarus Are Protesting
They could be enjoying a peaceful retirement, but instead they're taking to the streets and braving police violence. One Belarusian pensioner says that last year's presidential election was a "slap in the face" for voters because the result was falsified.
10 February 2021
Ukrainian Teacher Uses YouTube To Teach The World Physics
Odesa physics teacher Pavel Viktor was filming remote lessons long before the COVID-19 era made them trendy. Over the past several years, his YouTube videos turned him into an Internet celebrity within Ukraine. The 66-year-old ended his broadcasts in December 2020, but his impact still resonates.
31 December 2020
Hugs, Health, And Perseverance: Doctors Share Hopes For 2021
Current Time reporters asked doctors and medics who have been battling COVID-19 in different countries to share their advice and wishes for others in the new year. They hoped for an end to the pandemic -- and for patience and strength to face new challenges.
14 December 2020
Meet The Russian History Hunter Unearthing The Grim Relics Of World War II
Teeth frozen in a ghastly grin of death, the skull emerges from the mud where it has lain since 1941. It's the latest find for Russian metal detectorist Sergei, who scours the forests of western Russia for the lost remains and rusting relics of what is known as the Great Patriotic War.