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    Drivetime Thursday 6 March 2014



    Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

    Nina Khrushcheva great grand daughter of Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev who gifted Crimea to Ukraine in 1954.

    Nina Khrushcheva, Associate Professor of International Affairs at The New School in New York and a great granddaughter of Khruschev

    What are Vladimir Putin's real motives in Ukraine?

    Is the Eurasian Union about putting the old Soviet Bloc back together again?

    Sara Burke

    Fallout from the RTE investigation into Portlaoise maternity services. Plus midwife staffing rations.

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