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Ukraine Turmoil Raises Talk of Split

As Ukraine's Supreme Court prepares to address election fraud charges, opposition candidate Viktor Yushchenko tells his supporters to stay in Kiev's streets. Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych, the declared winner, rallies supporters in eastern Ukraine, where local politicians are calling for a split from the central government. NPR's Emily Harris reports.

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International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.