Government

Russia and Ukraine

Mar 11, 2014

  What are the latest developments in the Ukraine? Recently, pro-Russian troops took control over the Crimea peninsula after civil unrest in Kiev beginning in November has lead to the dissolution of the Ukrainian government.

Host Jennifer Rooks speaks with:

Laura Henry, Acting Chair of Russian Department, Bowdoin

James Warhola, Chair of the Political Science Department, University of Maine

Paul R. Josephson, Colby College Professor of History

Sequestration

Apr 30, 2013

  How is the Federal Sequestration affecting the economy and the citizens of Maine?

 Host Keith Shortall was joined by:

Charlie Colgan, USM

Kevin Miller, Portland Press Herald Washington, DC correspondent

Col. Doug Farnham, Wing Commander of the 101st Air Refueling Wing in Bangor. "The 'MAINEiacs'" as they are better known

Jessica L. Maurer, Esq., Executive Director, Maine Association of Area Agencies on Aging

David MacDonald, President and CEO of Friends of Acadia

  Author Nazila Fathi reported for the New York Times for over a decade from Tehran until June 2009 when she was forced to leave the country because of direct threats to her. Her talk focuses on the government of Iran in the aftermath of the contested elections held two years ago.

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