Ukraine's Richest Man Wades in Against Russia

Ukraine's wealthiest man, Rinat Akhmetov, throws his weight behind national unity, prompting pro-Ukraine demonstrations in the eastern industrial region of Donbass. We get the latest from New York Times correspondent Andrew Kramer, and find out from the CEO of Royal Dutch Shell what international business makes of the unrest. Also, we hear about the rise in the number of people having to go to food banks and soup kitchens in the UK. And, we find out what new words now have official status after making into the latest edition of the Merriam Webster Collegiate dictionary.

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