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Meet a Russian oligarch hit by sanctions
Source:  CBS Las Vegas
Sunday, 27 March 2022 05:31

Mikhail Fridman, a Ukrainian-born Russian oligarch living in London, explains why he believes sanctions - which are blocking his accounts, even his ATM card - are not the answer to punishing Russia's leader Vladimir Putin.

Art curated by museum guards
Source:  CBS Las Vegas
Sunday, 27 March 2022 05:27

Museum guards probably spend more time with art on the walls than anyone else, but are rarely asked for expert opinions. At the Baltimore Museum of Art, a new show, "Guarding the Art," was organized not by the museum's curators, but by its very own security staff. Correspondent Kristine Johnson talks with guards who are offering their perspectives on the museum's collected works.

Almanac: The 1952 premiere of "Singin' in the Rain"
Source:  CBS Las Vegas
Sunday, 27 March 2022 05:27

Seventy years ago, the film regarded as perhaps the greatest Hollywood musical ever – a Technicolor love letter to Hollywood starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds – debuted. Jane Pauley reports.

Russian oligarch blasts sanctions
Source:  CBS Las Vegas
Sunday, 27 March 2022 05:27

Targeted by the U.S. and its allies with sanctions because of their ties to the Kremlin, Russian oligarchs have found their accounts frozen and assets seized. Correspondent Seth Doane talks with Mikhail Fridman, a Ukrainian-born Russian oligarch now living in London, who cannot use his ATM card and resides in a mansion he can't sell. Fridman explains why he believes sanctions are not the answer to punishing Russia's leader Vladimir Putin. Doane also talks with Tom Burgis, author of "Kleptopia: How Dirty Money Is Conquering the World."

Where museum guards pick the art
Source:  CBS Las Vegas
Sunday, 27 March 2022 05:25

At the Baltimore Museum of Art, a new show, "Guarding the Art," was organized not by the museum's curators, but by its security staff – people who spend more time with the art on the walls than anyone else, but are rarely asked for their opinions.

Afghanistan, the Kremlin's other quagmire
Source:  CBS Las Vegas
Sunday, 27 March 2022 05:25

In 1979 the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan to install a puppet regime; ten years later, the Soviet army's last forces withdrew, defeated by Afghan rebels who'd been armed by the CIA. CBS News national security correspondent David Martin looks at how the Kremlin's failure so far in capturing the Ukrainian capital and installing a puppet government has produced a new quagmire for Russia, exposing weaknesses in its military and creating a question mark over Vladimir Putin's future.

Piercing Russia's digital Iron Curtain
Source:  CBS Las Vegas
Sunday, 27 March 2022 05:25

Inaugurated during the Cold War, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broke through the Iron Curtain via shortwave radio, presenting news broadcasts to countries where freedom of the press was under assault. Today, its mission is even more critical, as it counters Kremlin propaganda about the war against Ukraine with uncensored news for Russian audiences via the Internet. Correspondent Christina Ruffini examines how the organization is evading a new generation of Russian censors.

Almanac: The 1952 premiere of "Singin' in the Rain"
Source:  CBS Las Vegas
Sunday, 27 March 2022 05:23

Seventy years ago, the film regarded as perhaps the greatest Hollywood musical ever – a Technicolor love letter to Hollywood starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds – debuted.

Breaking through Russia's digital Iron Curtain
Source:  CBS Las Vegas
Sunday, 27 March 2022 05:19

Inaugurated during the Cold War, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty broadcasts news to countries where freedom of the press is under assault – and with Russia shutting down independent news sources, its mission is even more critical.

Another Russian quagmire: Putin and the shadow of Afghanistan
Source:  CBS Las Vegas
Sunday, 27 March 2022 05:17

In 1979 the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan to install a puppet regime; they were defeated after a 10-year fight against rebels armed by the CIA. Now, the Kremlin's failure to install a puppet government in Ukraine has exposed weaknesses in its military.

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