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Daria Kasatkina, the world's bravest tennis player

For the first half-dozen years of her pro career, Russian-born Daria Kasatkina was an ascending tennis player, not known for being political or particularly outspoken. Then, in February 2022, Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine, and she condemned her country for it. Five months later, an emboldened Kasatkina made another statement she knew could trigger backlash in her homeland, one famously hostile to gay rights: She was in a relationship with another Russian athlete, former Olympic skater Natalia Zabiiako. Kasatkina and Zabiiako talk with "60 Minutes" correspondent Jon Wertheim about the importance of speaking out, and why they can't go home.


5/26: Sunday Morning

Hosted by Jane Pauley. In our cover story, David Martin reports on how the National WWII Museum in New Orleans is preserving the stories of World War II veterans. Also: Mo Rocca talks with Kyra Sedgwick and her castmates in the Off-Broadway play "All of Me," a rom-com about disabled lovers; Tracy Smith profiles action movie icon Pam Grier; Seth Doane visits the Venice Biennale, featuring an exhibit of works by Native American artist Jeffrey Gibson; Erin Moriarty delves into the "crime of the century," the 1924 murder committed by thrill-killers Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb; Jon Wertheim interviews Russian tennis player Daria Kasatkina, who has criticized her country's invasion of Ukraine; and Lee Cowan samples some Texas BBQ by pitmasters who hail from Egypt, Vietnam and Japan.

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