TODAY   |  April 28, 2014

Simon Ostrovsky:  I would like to go back to Ukraine

In an exclusive interview with TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie, VICE reporter Simon Ostrovsky, who was beaten and held captive by Russian insurgents in Ukraine for three days, talks about the ordeal, and says that despite everything, he wants to return to the country and continue reporting.

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>>> a florida dad has been temporarily banned from a skate park over video that is sparking outrage across the country this morning. check this out. you can see a 6-year-old boy at the top of the ramp. moments later, you'll see it here. his candidate kicks him down the skate ramp. puts him right over the edge . the boy reportedly not hurt. was seen skateboarding later. the florida department of children and family services is investigating this incident. another child actually approached the dad and asked him why he did it. the dad reportedly said, "my son has to learn." an ugly moment in parenting there in florida.

>> the father's going to learn some lessons i think in the near future as well.

>> hard to understand that. willie, thank you so much.