All Pieces for Julia Barton

Caption: An instructor at Moscow's Kulakov Center, a flagship hospital for maternity care in Russia., Credit: Julia Barton
The Russian government wants to improve its country's birthrate. One way to do that is to improve maternity care and reduce infant mortality. But n...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 04:53
Caption: The NGO "Road Safety Russia" has been using photos like this to promote child car seat use., Credit: Road Safety Russia
A lot of people die on Russian roads. But things are getting better thanks to better enforcement and a clever public service ad campaign.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 04:48
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They're defying the trajectory forged by their parents and returning as journalists to a part of the world that told their families they'd never be...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2013
  • Length: 12:16
Caption: Youth dance troupe at the Circassian Benevolent Association in Wayne, NJ., Credit: Julia Barton
As far as he knows, Zack Barsik is the first Circassian born in the US. He grew up in Passaic County, New Jersey, where Barsik’s father emigrated f...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2012
  • Length: 04:48
Caption: Alexei Kravets is trying to save his home in Sochi., Credit: Julia Barton
Russia's southern-most city of Sochi is gearing up to host the Winter Olympics in 2014. Russian president Vladimir Putin says hosting the Games is ...

Bought by KUT, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WAMC Northeast Public Radio, PRX Remix, and WRST-FM Oshkosh

  • Added: Apr 14, 2012
  • Length: 05:24
  • Purchases: 5
Caption: Pastor Sunday Adelaja in Kiev., Credit: Julia Barton
Although the country of Ukraine is mostly Orthodox and Greek Catholic, Protestants are gaining a foot-hold there. One of the biggest Protestant chu...

Bought by WEZU, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and PRX Remix

  • Added: Apr 14, 2012
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Alexander Yellin., Credit: Julia Barton
Thousands of protesters gathered in the months before the re-election of Vladimir Putin as Russia's president. Putin’s supporters and detractors bo...

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2012
  • Length: 04:13
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Portrait of Leonid Utesov by Soviet artist Alexander Laktionov, Credit: Julia Barton
Twenty years ago, the Soviet Union was in its last throes. A hardline Communist coup failed in August 1991, but officially the USSR still existed u...

Bought by, PRX Remix, KFAI Minneapolis, and WAMC Northeast Public Radio

  • Added: Dec 18, 2011
  • Length: 10:51
  • Purchases: 4
Caption: A holding cell in Uzbekistan., Credit: Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch Researcher Steve Swerdlow spent two months in Uzbekistan in late 2010. During that time, he got a rare glimpse into this isolate...

Bought by PRX Remix and KUOW

  • Added: Dec 16, 2011
  • Length: 05:30
  • Purchases: 2
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Produced for the Third Coast Audio Festival Short Docs, 2006.

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  • Added: Jul 21, 2011
  • Length: 02:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Faramus Ibrahimov., Credit: Joshua Sarantitis
Many refugees in the United States have complicated stories to tell. The plight of the Meskhetian Turks spans six decades and four countries. Now s...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2011
  • Length: 04:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Constance Carman says goodbye to a soldier., Credit: Julia Barton
When U.S. soldiers come back home on leave, they fly through a few central airports. For soldiers headed west of the Mississippi River, that airpor...

Bought by Connecticut Public (WNPR), KPVL, Troy Public Radio, Delta College Public Radio, The Story and more

  • Added: Jul 08, 2011
  • Length: 05:10
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Doug Kondziolka of Don Juan and Miguel, Credit: Julia Barton
Renaissance festivals are olden, but they're also getting old. Many of the velvet-costumed, jousting, and sword-wielding performers at these festiv...

Bought by WOUB, WTJU, KUOW, New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix and more

  • Added: Jul 05, 2011
  • Length: 05:00
  • Purchases: 6
Caption: The Ewings of Texas captivated audiences around the world., Credit: CBS/Lorimar Studios
"Dallas" star Larry Hagman died on November 23rd, 2012. But the prime-time soap that made him famous as J.R. Ewing lives on. The original show aire...

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  • Added: Jun 29, 2011
  • Length: 14:10
  • Purchases: 1