This program is 29 minutes long
(Simferopol, Ukraine: Elizabeth Palmer) The crisis in Ukraine with Russian troops in Crimea reviewed; scenes shown of a demonstration outside an air base by Ukrainian soldiers’ wives, Russian warships and submarines at Sebastopol, and a pro-Russian demonstration; details given about the ultimatum from Russia. [Ukrainian 2nd Lt. IVAN- says the Russians want territory.] Fears that Russian President Vladimir Putin will expand the invasion discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Crimea’s history and why this situation is a superpower struggle reviewed; map shown of Ukraine between Russia and NATO members in Europe.
(Kiev: Charlie D’Agata) Ukraine’s call for all men of fighting age to be ready to take up arms if Russia makes another land grab featured; scenes shown from Kiev's Independence Square of the funeral for a protest leader; details given about acting Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk’s warning that his government would never accept Russia’s takeover of Crimea. [Demonstrator Sergei MAGDANIK- says it is our oath to fight the Russians.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) Putin shown watching Russian military exercises near St. Petersburg; President Obama’s remarks on Putin quoted.
(White House: Major Garrett) Obama’s response to the conflict featured; details given about the possibility of economic sanctions against Russia and about German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s position. [OBAMA – says this would be a costly proposition for Russia.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley, Mike Morrell) Putin’s move into Crimea and Obama’s limited options discussed.
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The impact of the crisis in Ukraine on the world’s financial markets noted; stock market standings and oil & gold prices cited.
(Corsicana, Texas: Manuel Bojorquez) The impact of the storm reviewed; scenes shown of a traffic back-up on an icy highway near Dallas, sleet in Tennessee, jackknifed trucks in Arkansas, and crews spraying roads with de-icing fluid in North Carolina; details given about closings in Arkansas & Kentucky. [Truck driver Jerry LACKEY- comments on sleeping in his truck.]
(Studio: Scott Pelley) The snowfall in Washington, DC and the Jersey shore noted.
(Fairfax, Virginia: Jeff Pegues) The economic impact of the storm featured; scenes shown of snowplows in northern Virginia; hourly cost for road clearing cited. [Virginia Department of Transportation Bronco VLASIC- notes the budget is more than doubled.]
(New York: Elaine Quijano) The push by some state officials for mandatory kill switches in mobile devices featured; photo shown of Megan Boken, who was on her phone when she was murdered; statistics on smart phone-related crimes cited. [Megan’s father Paul BOKEN- notes Megan’s cell phone made her a target.] [New York Attorney General Eric SCHNEIDERMAN- says thieves are not going to stop stealing smartphones until they know they are worthless.]
(Fort Belvoir, Virginia: Chip Reid) Plans for a museum to house the vast collection of US Army artifacts featured; scenes shown of items, including the powder horn of Minuteman Levi Gashet, a hat worn by Gen. Ulysses Grant, paintings by Norman Rockwell and Nazi propaganda taken from Germany, at the Army’s Museum Support Center at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. [Chief of collections Chris SEMANCIK- comments on the items and the need to preserve them.]