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Ukraine: The Latest

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War in Ukraine, a humanitarian crisis and reaction in Kyiv, Westminster and beyond. The Telegraph's top journalists tell you what you need to know every weekday.
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“The ammunition situation is f*****”: Live from the new front line following the fall of Avdiivka

All this week, our regular hosts David Knowles, Dominic Nicholls and Francis Dearnley are on the ground in Ukraine, conducting major interviews with senior figures, hearing testimony of Kyiv citizens and reporting on the run-up to the two-year anniversary of the full scale invasion.Day 726.Today, Russia says it has captured another village in its on-going offensive in east Ukraine; Britain backs Mark Rutte for Nato secretary general; and foreign correspondent Colin Freeman reports from the frontline in Donbas.Contributors:Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on X.Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @colinfreeman99 on X.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on X.Team in Ukraine:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on X.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Edito
22/02/202442 minutes 40 seconds
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Russia ‘laying groundwork for violent subversion in European countries’ & EU targets nearly 200 entities with sanctions

All this week, our regular hosts David Knowles, Dominic Nicholls and Francis Dearnley are on the ground in Ukraine, conducting major interviews with senior figures, hearing testimony of Kyiv citizens and reporting on the run-up to the two-year anniversary of the full scale invasion.Day 725.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine as Russia ‘increases ground attacks around Robotyne’ and the EU targets nearly 200 entities with Russian sanctions.Contributors:Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on X.Team in Ukraine:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on X.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on X.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on X.With thanks to:Jack Whatling (Senior Research
21/02/20241 hour 8 minutes 44 seconds
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Zelensky says Russia ‘taking advantage’ of Western aid delays & Russian pilot who defected to Ukraine found dead

Day 724.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine as Zelensky says Russia is ‘taking advantage’ of Western aid delays and a Russian helicopter pilot who defected to Ukraine is found shot dead in Spain. We also check in with David, Dom, and Francis in Kyiv.Contributors:Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on X.Team in Ukraine:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on X.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on X.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on X.With thanks to:Oleksandr Khrebet (Kyiv independent).Francis Farrell (Kyiv Independent). @francisjfarrell on X.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]<
20/02/20241 hour 14 minutes 49 seconds
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Russia takes control in Avdiivka & Navalny’s body ‘hidden from relatives’

Day 723.Today, we discuss Russia claiming control of a Soviet-era coke plant in Avdiivka, and hear from David, Francis, and Dom live in Ukraine. Plus, Estonia’s prime minister calls on the West to seize Russia’s frozen assets before the US election and we hear how Navalny’s body has been ‘hidden from relatives’ as his widow vows to continue his work.&nbsp;Contributors:Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on X.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Jerusalem Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on X.James Rothwell (Berlin Correspondent). @JamesERothwell on X.Team in Ukraine:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on X.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on X.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @Franci
19/02/20241 hour 13 minutes 18 seconds
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Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, on his recent trip to Ukraine and the role of forgiveness in a time of war

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, is the spiritual leader of the Anglican church. Recently he visited Kyiv, spending several days in Ukraine meeting chaplains, religious leaders and civilians impacted by the war.In this bonus episode of Ukraine: The Latest, host David Knowles speaks to him about his visit, the concept of forgiveness in the midst of a brutal war, and finding God amid the horrors and cruelty of missile strikes, occupation and death.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
18/02/202420 minutes 48 seconds
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'Putin can still be crushed': Russia's brutal invasion two years on | Live from the US Embassy

In this special edition of The Telegraph’s Ukraine: The Latest podcast, the team appeared on stage at the US Embassy in London for a live recording.Jane Hartley, America’s ambassador to the UK opened the event, saying: “The United States and our allies continue to have one goal in mind: to see that Ukraine wins this war.”Telegraph journalists David Knowles, Francis Dearnley and Dominic Nicholls were joined by Orysia Lutsevych, the head of the Ukraine forum at Chatham House and Ambassador William B. Taylor, America’s former ambassador to Ukraine and current vice president, Europe and Russia, at the US Institute of Peace.Ukraine: The Latest Video Special&nbsp;at the US Embassy:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQZXxGWG-sw&nbsp;Thank you to everyone who attended or watched online.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Tel
17/02/20241 hour 16 minutes 57 seconds
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Alexei Navalny 'murdered' in prison & the Kremlin's occupation playbook in Ukraine

Day 720.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, discuss the death of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and interview Karolina Hird from the ISW on the Kremlin’s 'occupation playbook' in Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Karolina Hird (Russia Team Deputy Lead and Analyst at the Institute for the Study of War). @KarolinaAHird on Twitter.Ukraine: The Latest Video Special&nbsp;at the US Embassy:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQZXxGWG-sw&nbsp;Thank you to everyone who attended or watched online.Articles Referenced:Karolina's Report on 'Russi
16/02/202452 minutes 49 seconds
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Fighting in Avdiikva is 'hell', says Ukraine military & how Ukraine is trying to fix its manpower problem

Day 719.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, discuss the ongoing battle for Avdiivka and discuss the issue at the forefront of Ukrainian society and politics for weeks now: mobilisation.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Svitlana Morenets&nbsp;(The Spectator). @SvMorenets on Twitter.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Hosted on Acast. Se
15/02/202445 minutes 29 seconds
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Ukraine sinks Russian Black Sea warship & the destruction of Mariupol laid bare

Day 718.Today, we bring you the news of the sinking of another warship from Russia’s Black Sea fleet and we discuss a powerful new report from Human Rights Watch on the Russian assault on Mariupol.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Gerry Simpson (Associate director in the Crisis and Conflict Division at Human Rights Watch). @GerrySimpsonHRW on Twitter.Articles Referenced:Human Rights Watch's Report on Mariupolhttps://www.hrw.org/feature/russia-ukraine-war-mariupol/report'If You Think World War III Is Unimaginable, Read This'&nbsp;(Bloomberg)<a href="https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion
14/02/202447 minutes 39 seconds
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Russia ‘uses Zircon hypersonic missile for first time’ & US Senate passes Ukraine aid package

Day 717.Today, we Russia bring you the latest news from Ukraine as Russia strikes Dnipro and kills civilians across the country. Over the Atlantic, the US Senate passes an Ukraine aid package plagued by delays. Plus, we interview Christopher Miller, the FT’s Ukraine Correspondent on Zelensky’s military reshuffle.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Melissa Lawford (Economics Reporter). @MelissaLawford on Twitter.Christopher Miller (Ukraine Correspondent, Financial Times). @ChristopherJM on Twitter.Articles Referenced:Timothy Synder's Analysis of Putin's Speech:https://snyder.substack.com/p/putins-genocidal-mythFrancis
13/02/20241 hour 1 minute 2 seconds
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Ukraine sends in fresh forces to Avdiivka, Donald Trump attacks NATO & translating '20 Days in Mariupol'

Day 716.Today, Ukraine reinforces its army in Avdiivka as Russian forces push into the city, we discuss the war of words between Donald Trump and NATO leaders and we interview Tetyana Denford who worked on the translation for the Oscar-nominated film ‘20 Days in Mariupol’.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to&nbsp;translator and author Tetyana Denford, @TetyanaUkrainka on Twitter Listen to Battle Lines: https://podfollow.com/battle-lines-israel-gazaFind out more about 20 Days in Mariupol: @20DaysMariupol on Twitter.Live Event:Join us online at the US Embassy in London for a special live re
12/02/202449 minutes 35 seconds
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'Putin has become a caricature of himself’: Understanding Russia with Mark Galeotti

Dr Mark Galeotti is a leading expert on Russian history and security. He runs the influential and fascinating podcast and blog ‘In Moscow’s Shadows and is the Director of the consultancy firm Mayak Intelligence and also an Honorary Professor at UCL School of Slavonic &amp; East European Studies and a Senior Associate Fellow at RUSI.We wanted to hear from Galeotti himself about Russian society, politics and statecraft. Without further ado, here’s David Knowles' conversation.Listen to Mark Galeotti's podcast "In Moscow's Shadow": https://podfollow.com/1510124746Listen to The Telegraph's foreign affair podcast, "Battle Lines": https://podfollow.com/battle-lines-israel-gazaLive Event:Join us online at
10/02/202457 minutes 45 seconds
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Zelensky sacks Ukraine's top general & Putin's 'bizarre' interview with Tucker Carlson

Day 713.Today, we analyse the replacement of the Ukrainian commander-in-chief Valerii Zaluzhny with Oleksandr Syrsky, look in detail at their records, experience and views on the challenges ahead, and we also dissect Vladimir Putin’s interview with Tucker Carlson. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Nate Ostiller&nbsp;(News Editor, The Kyiv Independent). @adamflayman2 on Twitter.Listen to Battle Lines: https://podfollow.com/battle-lines-israel-gazaLive Event:Join us online at the US Embassy i
09/02/202459 minutes 11 seconds
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Russian forces storm ‘critical’ town in east Ukraine & US Republicans block aid to Ukraine

Day 712.Today, we discuss the latest news from Ukraine as Russian units attempt to storm the eastern town of Avdiivka. In the US, aid for Ukraine has faltered on Capitol Hill and in Russia, a potential anti-war presidential candidate has been barred from standing against Putin. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Rozina Sabur (Deputy US Editor). @RozinaSabur on Twitter).Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Listen to Battle Lines: https://podfollow.com/battle-lines-israel-gazaLive Event:Join us online at the US Embassy in London for a special live recording of Ukraine: The L
08/02/202435 minutes 41 seconds
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Zelensky vows to 'retaliate' after 'massive' air strike on Ukraine & leaked intelligence suggests Russia paying billions for Iranian drones

Day 711.Today, we discuss the latest news as Russia conducts a series of massive missile strikes across the country, the UN nuclear chief arrives at Russian-occupied nuclear power plant, and a leaked document shows how Russia is paying Iran billions of dollars for drones.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Listen to Battle Lines: https://podfollow.com/battle-lines-israel-gazaLive Event:Join us online at the US Embassy in London for a special live recording of Ukraine: The Latest:<a href="https://extra.telegraph.co.uk/events/ukraine-
07/02/202445 minutes 1 second
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Russian spies found working in Ukraine secret service & US funding for Kyiv in limbo as Republicans move against aid bill

Day 710.Today, we discuss how the shell shortage continues to impact Ukrainian troops and analyse updates from Washington as Donald Trump urges Republicans to reject the border and Ukraine aid bill.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Rozina Sabur (Deputy US Editor). @RozinaSabur on Twitter).Listen to Battle Lines: https://podfollow.com/battle-lines-israel-gazaLive Event:Join us online at the US Embassy in London for a special live recording of Ukraine: The Latest:https://extra.telegra
06/02/202445 minutes 44 seconds
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Zelensky says ‘reset’ of top officials is coming & Latvia boosts defence in face of Russian aggression

Day 709. Today, Volodymyr Zelensky says he is considering a “reset” to replace several senior officials amid rumours he plans to fire the head of Ukraine’s army, Kremlin critic Boris Nadezhdin runs into problems with his presidential bid and Sophia Yan interviews&nbsp;Latvian Foreign Minister as the country&nbsp;boosts its defensive readiness in light of Moscow’s aggression.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe&nbsp;Barnes&nbsp;(Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Sophia Yan (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @sophia_yan on Twitter.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected].
05/02/202454 minutes 49 seconds
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'Russians could destroy my home, but they will not destroy my future': Interview with a Ukrainian student in the US

Today, we’re publishing one of the last interviews conducted by David on our US trip back in September 2023. Listeners may remember David hosted a panel discussion at Georgetown university, which we later shared as a special, two-part episode.&nbsp;After that recording several of the students stayed to chat to their professors and David.&nbsp;One of the students was a freshman called Marta. Originally from Kharkiv, she had left Ukraine to study in the US. Her stories were fascinating and moving. We decided to interview her properly and returned to Georgetown a week later.&nbsp;In this special episode, Marta speaks about her experience growing up in Ukraine, applying for university while the air raid alarm wailed and the emotional wrench of keeping in touch with her father, who is fighting in the war. Hosted on Acast. See <a style='color:grey;' target='_blank' rel='noopener noreferrer' href='https
03/02/202433 minutes 49 seconds
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Russian drone attack leaves 40,000 without power, Ukraine battles sportswashing & seizing Russian assets with Lord Ricketts

Day 706. Today, we bring you the latest updates from across Ukraine, discuss the state of Ukrainian sport with British-Ukrainian sports journalist Andrew Todos and Dom Nicholls interviews Lord Ricketts on a new report examining the long-term impact of Russia’s invasion for UK-EU relations.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Andrew&nbsp;Todos&nbsp;from Zorya Londonsk, Ukrainian football expert. @zoryalondonsk on Twitter.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]<p style='color:grey; font-size:0.75e
02/02/20241 hour 19 minutes 57 seconds
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Ukrainian drone swarm sinks Russian missile ship & €50bn EU aid package unlocked after Viktor Orban drops veto

Day 705. Today, we bring you the latest updates from across Ukraine, including a series of devastating attacks on Russian military capabilities in Crimea, and discuss the momentous news from the EU of a deal to send over $50 billion worth of aid to Ukraine. But is it enough?Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor for Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to Serhiy Haydaychuk (Founder and President of CEO Club Ukraine). @haydaychuk_ on TwitterRelated links and referenced articles:CEO Club London: https://ceoclublondon.co.uk/Live Podcast Recording
01/02/202458 minutes 55 seconds
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New counter-offensive coming in spring, says Kyiv spy chief & Ukraine hits another Russian oil refinery

Day 704. Today, we bring you the latest updates from across Ukraine, discuss the state of Ukrainian politics after days of speculation on the future of General Valerii Zaluzhny &amp; we discuss Putin’s NATO strategy. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander &amp; Telegraph contributor). @HamishDBG on Twitter. Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor for Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Gwendolyn Sasse (Director of the Centre for East European and International Stidies (ZOiS). @GwendolynSasse on Twitter. Links: Live show tickets: https://extra.telegraph.co.uk/events/ukraine-latest-london-embassy <a href="https://www.assist-ukraine.org/" rel="noo
31/01/20241 hour 16 minutes 51 seconds
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Putin forms new Africa mercenary group with same name as Nazis & Ukraine 'downs Russian Su-34 fighter jet'

Day 703. Today, we bring you latest updates from across Ukraine, discuss conflicting accounts from Kyiv as apparent tensions between Volodymyr Zelensky and General Valerii Zaluzhny resurface &amp; and we look in more detail at Russia’s war time economy.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor for Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter. Live show tickets: telegraph.co.uk/events. Available from 9am on 31 January GMT.From scones to drones: inside Putin’s arms race that is leaving the West beh
30/01/202453 minutes 53 seconds
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Ukraine strikes another oil refinery north of Moscow & MEP 'exposed' as Russian spy

Day 702. Today, we bring you latest updates from across Ukraine, the latest diplomatic and political updates around the world, and include a deeper look at the tensions between Victor Orban’s Hungary and the European Union.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor for Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Live show tickets: telegraph.co.uk/events. Available from 9am on 31 January GMT.Articles Referenced:https://theins.press/en/politics/268694 (The Insider)<a
29/01/202448 minutes 2 seconds
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Inside the bunker with Zelensky: an exclusive interview with Simon Shuster

In his first book, The Showman, Simon relates how he saw firsthand Zelensky conduct this war, from the bunker to the frontlines, and how he used his experience as a communicator to articulate, and inspire, the country’s defiance.In the book and our interview, Simon examines how the brutal invasion and Ukrainian resistance changed Zelensky, creating a tougher, more serious man than he had first met in 2019 on the eve of his astonishing presidential victory.It was a privilege to be able to speak to Simon – a longtime listener of the podcast – and understand more about his time in the Presidential bunker during the first year of the war.Simon's book is available from the following links:UK Listeners:<a href="https://harpercollins.co.uk/products/the-showman-the-inside-sto
27/01/202451 minutes 11 seconds
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Russia 'gives up' on encircling Avdiivka & interview with former Republican congressman Adam Kinzinger

Day 699. Today, we bring you latest updates from across Ukraine, discuss the evolving state of US politics with a former Republican congressmen, hear live from Berlin about discussions relating to Taurus missiles, and we also announce a new live event for listeners - this time, in London.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Rothwell (Berlin Correspondent). @JamesERothwell on Twitter.Adam Kinzinger (Senior Political Commentator for CNN and former Congressman). @AdamKinzinger on Twitter.Articles Referenced:Napoleon's total war in Russia: lessons for Putin in Ukraine | Francis's Defence in Depth<a href="https://zona.media/article/2024/
26/01/202454 minutes 52 seconds
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Kyiv 'blows up' Black Sea oil terminal & Russian nationalist Igor Girkin sent to a penal colony

Day 698. Today, we bring you latest updates from across Ukraine, continue analysing the claims and counter-claims surrounding the downed Russian plane in Belgorod and we hear about the time Roland Oliphant met the newly imprisoned Russian nationalist and war criminal, Igor Girkin.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Articles Referenced:'War cats: Ukraine enlists feline friends in fight against Russia' in POLITICOhttps://www.politico.eu/article/ukraine-russia-war-cat-army-social-media/Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linke
25/01/202439 minutes 10 seconds
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Russian military plane explodes on Ukrainian border & what Trump's success spells for Kyiv

Day 696. Today, we bring you latest updates from across Ukraine, analyse the breaking news of a Russian military plane crash in Belgorod, and hear the latest from the US as Donald Trump storms to another Republican win.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Mark Temnycky (Nonresident fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and freelance journalist). @MTemnycky on Twitter.Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are invitin
24/01/202452 minutes 57 seconds
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Russia unleashes deadly barrage of missiles, Putin's liberal challenger gains momentum & tank tactics: decoded

Day 696. Today, we bring you latest updates from across Ukraine, discuss developments in Russia as thousands queued to endorse a liberal and anti-war politician’s presidential bid and we analyse Russian and Ukrainian tank tactics.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Editor, Central Asia &amp; South Caucasus Bulletin). @JKJourno on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton Gordon (Former Tank Commander &amp; Telegraph Contributor). @HamishDBG on TwitterVideo 1https://youtu.be/UDhSMrlmIiQ?si=N5BlBSdLJmgLeIs6Video 2https://y
23/01/202446 minutes 55 seconds
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Ukraine attacks Russia's oil infrastructure & Kyiv's economy after two years of war

Day 695. Today, we bring you latest updates from across Ukraine, discuss the economic developments in the country over the past two years, and ask how a war with Russia could unfold by focusing on the Suwalki Gap.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @JoeBarnes on Twitter.Liliane Bivings (Business Editor of the Kyiv Independent). @LilianeBivings on Twitter.Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;or&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;to have your say.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethel
22/01/202452 minutes 6 seconds
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Russian oil depot set ablaze by Ukrainian drone attack & Putin’s petrodollars dry up as Arab-Russian cartel loses its grip

Day 692.Today, we bring you latest updates from across Ukraine, discuss broader strategic questions for the year to come for Russia, the West and Ukraine, and analyse the news&nbsp;that Russia’s oil and gas revenues have plummeted by 37pc in just one year.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @Francis Dearnley on Twitter.Jonathan Leake (Energy Editor). @Jonathan__Leake on Twitter.Ruth Deyermond&nbsp;(Senior Lecturer in Post-Soviet Security at Kings College London). @ruth_deyermond on Twitter. Neil Hauer's article on Ukraine's 'War of Narratives':https://warontherocks.com/2024/01/ukraines-war-of-narrativesMany of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to
19/01/202459 minutes 40 seconds
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Ukraine attacks St Petersburg oil terminal & thousands protest in Russia as Winter freezes pipes

Day 691.Today, Ukraine attacked an oil terminal in a rare drone strike on St Petersburg, we update from the US as negotiations on support for Ukraine grind on and we hear more about events inside Russia as there are protests in the republic of Bashkortostan and thousands freeze as pipes malfunction in the Russian winter.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Tony Diver (US Editor). @Tony_Diver on Twitter.Lily Shanagher (Journalist). @LilyShanagher on Twitter.&nbsp;Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @JoeBarnes on Twitter.Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;or&nbsp;dtletters@tel
18/01/202444 minutes 28 seconds
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'Unknown' Russian partisans sabotage railways & EU 'confident' Ukraine aid package will be agreed in weeks

Day 691.Today, unknown partisans bomb railway lines across Russia, the EU rebukes Germany for unilaterally pledging aid to Ukraine and Russia bombards Ukraine with missiles and drones with strikes in Odesa and Kharkiv.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @JoeBarnes on Twitter.Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;or&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;to have your say.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest"
17/01/202440 minutes 29 seconds
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Russian city declares state of emergency after drone attack & Zelensky receives standing ovation at Davos

Day 690.Today, Ukraine evacuates parts of Kharkiv Oblast ahead of a feared Russian assault, Russia declares a state of emergency in Voronezh and Zelensky makes his case to a packed congress hall at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @JoeBarnes on Twitter. Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;or&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;to have your say.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.
16/01/202444 minutes 43 seconds
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Ukraine shoots down £274m Russian spy plane & Zelensky makes his case at Davos

Day 689.Today, Ukraine claims to have shot down a £274m Russian spy plane, Zelenksy heads to Switzerland and the World Economic Forum in Davos to make his case to world leaders, and we discuss Ukrainian resistance in the occupied territories.&nbsp;The Estonia Plan:&nbsp;https://kaitseministeerium.ee/sites/default/files/setting_transatlantic_defence_up_for_success_0.pdf&nbsp;Kyiv Independent on Partisan Movements:https://kyivindependent.com/image-draft-there-is-no-doubt-in-victory-inside-occupied-ukraines-most-effective-resistance-movements/<s
15/01/202457 minutes 3 seconds
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'We're not going anywhere', Sunak tells Putin & Europe increases military pledges to Kyiv

Day 686.Today, we bring you the latest news from across Ukraine as Rishi Sunak visits Kyiv in a major pledge of more British support. We also speak about Russian force generation efforts and Francis Dearnley updates us on important developments in Ukrainian politics.For more about 'Battle Lines', another foreign policy podcast from The Telegraph, visit its page here:https://www.telegraph.co.uk/battle-lines/ Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;or&nbsp;dtletters@t
12/01/202428 minutes 38 seconds
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'This is Ukraine's darkest hour. But it's always darkest before dawn' & why 2024 the year the West must step up

Day 685.Today, we bring you the latest news from across Ukraine and the world, speak to friend of the podcast Aliona Hlivco on the the state of the war and why 2024 is a crucial year for Western Democracies.Plus, we speak to volunteer soldiers fighting in the east, to understand more about their work, daily life and the realities of fighting in this war. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Aliona Hlivco (Managing Director at The Henry Jackson Society) @Aliona_hlivco on TwitterWith thanks to Ada Wordsworth (Founder, KHARPP Charity) @padochka on Twitter.With thanks to Vladislav &amp; Igor.&nbsp;Read Ada's thread on Twitter: https://twitte
11/01/20241 hour 1 minute 1 second
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Germany pressures EU allies to commit more support for Ukraine & assessing the state of the war in 2024

Day 683.Today, we bring you the latest news from across Ukraine and catch up with our Senior Foreign Correspondent Roland Oliphant who steps back from the daily news to give his sense of the state of the war in 2024. It’s a difficult listen but, we think, an important one Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondant). @RolandOliphant on Twitter. Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;or&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;to have your say.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest" rel="noopener noref
10/01/202447 minutes 44 seconds
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West not pressuring Ukraine to surrender, Kyiv insists & US funding stuck in quagmire

Day 683.Today, we bring you the latest news from across Ukraine, hear about Christmas in Kyiv and living under constant threat of bombing and catch up with our US Editor Tony Diver as US politics returns after the holidays. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Tony Diver (US Editor). @Tony_Diver on Twitter. Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Margo Gontar (Ukrainian Journalist). @MargoGontar on Twitter. Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander and Telegraph Commentator). @HamishDBG on Twitter. Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;or&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;to have your say.Subscribe&nbsp;to
09/01/202455 minutes 31 seconds
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Russian drones 'spying' on Ukrainian troops in Germany & interview with Ukrainian MP Kira Rudik

Day 682.Today, we bring you the latest news from the front lines, discuss Telegraph polling of US public opinion and we hear from Ukrainian politician and leader of the Holos political party, Kira Rudik, who’s own home has been damaged by Russian bombing. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Kira Rudik (Leader of the Holos political party). @kiraincongress on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter. Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;or&nbsp;dtletters@telegraph
08/01/202444 minutes 23 seconds
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Kyiv braces for renewed offensive near Kharkiv & Russia accused of firing North Korean missiles

Day 679.Today, we bring you the latest news from the front lines as Ukraine warns of an impending Russian assault in the east, update on the latest political news and discuss F-16s, British mine hunter vessels and how the war may evolve in 2024.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Maighna Nanu (Foreign Reporter). @Maighna_N on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander &amp; Telegraph Contributor). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;or&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;to have your say.Subscribe&nbsp;to The T
05/01/202440 minutes 4 seconds
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Ukraine 'blows up Russian jet 1,000 miles behind enemy lines' & is the war really in stalemate?

Day 678.Today, we bring you the latest news from across Ukraine, update on the diplomatic and political news and discuss an important article from RUSI’s Jack Watling on the state of the war. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Read "I spent a year with Zelensky – and saw how his personality completely transformed": https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/0/year-zelensky-bunker-ukraine-russia-war/Read "The War in Ukraine Is Not a Stalemate": <a href="https://www.foreignaffairs.com/ukraine/war-ukraine-not-stalemate" rel="noopener noref
04/01/202434 minutes 36 seconds
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Ukraine strikes back at occupied Crimea & Zelensky’s strategy for 2024

Day 677.Today, we discuss the impact and fallout of the missile and drone strikes across Ukraine and we analyse the strategy of Volodymyr Zelensky in the weeks and months ahead.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Read The Economist's "A New Year's interview with Volodymyr Zelensky": https://www.economist.com/europe/2024/01/01/a-new-years-interview-with-volodymr-zelenskyMany of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the p
03/01/202440 minutes 56 seconds
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Massive missile and drone strikes across Ukraine while scandal sweeps Russia after a Moscow 'nearly naked' party

Day 676.Today, we discuss the latest, massive strikes on Ukrainian cities as Russia launches another huge and deadly bombardment and analyse the scandal in Russia as a ‘nearly naked’ party outrages public opinion and the Kremlin.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.James Kilner (Editor, Central Asia &amp; South Caucasus Bulletin).&nbsp;@JKJourno on Twitter.Tim Sigsworth (Foreign Reporter). @tjsigsworth on Twitter.Bohdana Neborak (Journalist, culture manager and editor at The Ukrainians Media). @BohdanaNeborak on Twitter. Read more on The Ukrainians Media: https://theukrainians.org/spec/peopleofcultureeng/ Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Me
02/01/202437 minutes 37 seconds
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'We will celebrate victory with the whole world'

In September 2023, the Ukraine: The Latest team took a trip to Washington DC for a live show at the British Embassy.&nbsp;While in the US, host David Knowles went to a Ukrainian festival at St. Andrew's Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral in Silver Spring, Maryland.&nbsp;The festival promised Ukrainian music, culture, dancing, singing, and even a Cossack beer garden! In this special episode of Ukraine: the latest, David meets attendees, some of whom were 4th or even 5th generation American Ukrainians, and some who had arrived more recently, after fleeing the 2022 full scale invasion.Thank you to St Andrew's for welcoming us: https://www.standrewuoc.org/Charities:&nbsp;We have spoken to many charities this year - from&nbsp;Vans Without Borders, to&nbsp;GP Now, to&nbsp;KHARPP&nbsp;- and we receive many messages from listeners asking for recommendations of charities they can support. We include a link to the Ukrainian Institute of London's lis
01/01/202440 minutes 26 seconds
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Russia bombs maternity ward in biggest blitz of 2023

Day 672.Today, we bring you the news of the biggest airstrike on Ukraine since Day 1 of the full scale invasion and later have an interview with Yaroslava Barbieri, doctoral researcher at the University of Birmingham, delving into indoctrination in Russian occupied Donetsk and LuhanskContributors:Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Yaroslava Barbieri (Researcher, Russia's involvement in post-Soviet conflicts). @jarabarbieri on Twitter.Charities:&nbsp;We have spoken to many charities this year - from&nbsp;Vans Without Borders, to&nbsp;GP Now, to&nbsp;KHARPP&nbsp;- and we receive many messages from listeners asking for recommendations of charities they can support. We include a link to the Ukrainian Institute of London's list of charities and organisations they recommend: https://ukrainianinstitute.org.uk/russias-war-against-ukrain
29/12/202339 minutes 6 seconds
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Putin sends 'revenge squads' into Crimea

Day 671.Today, we bring you the news from across the front lines, including how Putin has reportedly&nbsp;sent ‘revenge squads’ into Crimea, plus reflections on the Holodomor.Contributors:Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former British Tank Commander). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Julia Tymoshenko (interviewer and contributor at Ukraїner).&nbsp;@YuliaTymosha on Twitter.Charities:&nbsp;We have spoken to many charities this year - from&nbsp;Vans Without Borders, to&nbsp;GP Now, to&nbsp;KHARPP&nbsp;- and we receive many messages from listeners asking for recommendations of charities they can support. We include a link to the Ukrainian Institute of London's list of charities and organisations they recommend: https://ukrainianinstitute.org.uk/russias-wa
28/12/20231 hour 10 minutes 29 seconds
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Russian ship strike: dozens reportedly killed

Day 670.Today, we bring you the latest news from the frontlines and hear from Dr Daria Mattingly on the Holodomor, the Soviet engineered famine in Ukraine in 1932-33.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Dr Daria Mattingly (Lecturer in European History, Expert on Ukraine) @DariaMattingly1 on Twitter. Charities:&nbsp;We have spoken to many charities this year - from&nbsp;Vans Without Borders, to&nbsp;GP Now, to&nbsp;KHARPP&nbsp;- and we receive many messages from listeners asking for recommendations of charities they can support. We include a link to the Ukrainian Institute of London's list of charities and organisations they recommend:https://ukrainianinstitute.org.uk/russias-war-against-ukraine-what-can-you-do-to-support-ukraine-ukrainians/Man
27/12/202355 minutes 9 seconds
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Sunny Days in Kramatorsk (part 2)

In June 2023 Ukraine: The Latest presenter and host David Knowles accompanied a group of volunteers delivering aid and vehicles to the Ukrainian armed forces. Over 10 days they drove around 2000 miles from suburban south London to a Ukrainian front line city.On the journey, David spoke to the volunteers, Ukrainian civilians and of course, Ukrainian soldiers to understand why ordinary people would commit to an extraordinary mission and what it means to the people on the front lines.&nbsp;In Part 2, David and the volunteers reach Kyiv and then head down to Kharkiv and Kramatorsk.&nbsp;A message from the volunteers:&nbsp;'If you would like to donate time, equipment or money, or are interested in buying your own vehicle and delivering it to Ukraine, you can get in touch at:&nbsp;[email protected]’&nbsp;Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegra
26/12/202342 minutes 1 second
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Sunny Days in Kramatorsk (part 1)

In June 2023 Ukraine: The Latest presenter and host David Knowles accompanied a group of volunteers delivering aid and vehicles to the Ukrainian armed forces. Over 10 days they drove around 2000 miles from suburban south London to a Ukrainian front line city.On the journey, David spoke to the volunteers, Ukrainian civilians and of course, Ukrainian soldiers to understand why ordinary people would commit to an extraordinary mission and what it means to the people on the front lines.&nbsp;In Part 1, David and the volunteers drive from London, through Belgium, Germany and Poland and into Ukraine, spending a night in the western city of Lviv.&nbsp;A message from the volunteers:&nbsp;'If you would like to donate time, equipment or money, or are interested in buying your own vehicle and delivering it to Ukraine, you can get in touch at:&nbsp;ukraine.supply@proton
25/12/202335 minutes 41 seconds
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Ukraine 'expands Dnipro bridgehead' & Russia launches major drone attack on Kyiv

Day 665.Today, we bring you the news from across the front lines, discuss the latest on sending cars to Ukraine from London and we hear a dispatch from Francis Dearnley who took a microphone along to the Ukrainian Institute London’s a week before Christmas.&nbsp;&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor). @SheridanDani on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @colinfreeman99 on Twitter.Richard Lofthouse (Journalist). @richloft on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to the band Eco-war, for playing us out.Charities:&nbsp;We have spoken to many charities this year - from&nbsp;Vans Without Borders, to&nbsp;GP Now, to&nbsp;KHARPP&nbsp
22/12/20231 hour 7 minutes
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Ukraine to recall men from abroad to serve on the frontlines & Russia rules out peace negotiations

Day 664.Today, we bring you the news from across the front lines, update on diplomatic developments from Germany, Hungary and Poland and Dom explains the crisis in the Red Sea, and its relevance to the Ukraine war.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter. Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Charities:&nbsp;We have spoken to many charities this year - from&nbsp;Vans Without Borders, to&nbsp;GP Now, to&nbsp;KHARPP&nbsp;- and we receive many messages from listeners asking for recommendations of charities they can support. We include a link to the Ukrainian Institute of London's list of charities and organisations they recommend:https://ukrainianinstitute.org.uk/russias-war-against-ukraine-what-can-you-do-to-supp
21/12/202329 minutes 29 seconds
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Zelensky refuses request for 500,000 troops as Shoigu says Russia's army is 'most combat effective in world

Day 663.Today, we bring you the news from across the front lines, talk about Zelensky's press conference, and hear how Russia's Defence Minister thinks his army is the most "combat effective in the world".Contributors:Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Tim Sigsworth (Foreign Reporter). @tjsigsworth on Twitter.Charities:&nbsp;We have spoken to many charities this year - from&nbsp;Vans Without Borders, to&nbsp;GP Now, to&nbsp;KHARPP&nbsp;- and we receive many messages from listeners asking for recommendations of charities they can support. We include a link to the Ukrainian Institute of London's list of charities and organisations they recommend:https://ukrainianinstitute.org.uk/russias-war-against-ukraine-what-can-you-do-to-support-ukraine-ukrainians/</p
20/12/202356 minutes 53 seconds
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Zelensky refuses request for 500,000 troops as Shoigu says Russia's army is 'most combat effective in world

Day 663.Today, we bring you the news from across the front lines, talk about Zelensky's press conference, and hear how Russia's Defence Minister thinks his army is the most "combat effective in the world".Contributors:Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Tim Sigsworth (Foreign Reporter). @tjsigsworth on Twitter.Charities:&nbsp;We have spoken to many charities this year - from&nbsp;Vans Without Borders, to&nbsp;GP Now, to&nbsp;KHARPP&nbsp;- and we receive many messages from listeners asking for recommendations of charities they can support. We include a link to the Ukrainian Institute of London's list of charities and organisations they recommend:https://ukrainianinstitute.org.uk/russias-war-against-ukraine-what-can-you-do-to-support-ukraine-ukrainians/Many o
20/12/202356 minutes 53 seconds
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Russia fires a ‘Killjoy’ hypersonic missile at Ukraine, Britain increases naval support & electoral fraud accusations in Serbia

Day 662.Today, we bring you the news from across the front lines, discuss Britain’s naval support for Ukraine and we analyse developments in Serbia, as protestors march in Belgrade following a disputed snap election. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Ivana Stradner (Research Fellow at the Foundation for Defence of Democracies). @ivanastradner on Twitter. Charities:&nbsp;We have spoken to many charities this year - from&nbsp;Vans Without Borders, to&nbsp;<a href="https://www.gpnow.net/ukrainian-crisiscare/" rel="noope
19/12/202356 minutes 24 seconds
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Top secret US intelligence file on Putin disappears, Germany's war aims in Ukraine & tensions rise between Russia and Finland

Day 661.Today, we bring you the news from across Ukraine, discuss recent developments in Germany, and analyse the decision of London Mayor Sadiq Khan to block a plan to send jeeps to Kyiv.Plus, we talk again to Dr Thomas Clausen.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Editor, Central Asia and South Caucasus bulletin).&nbsp;@JKJourno on Twitter.Dr Thomas Clausen (Historian). @DrThomasClausen on Twitter.Brooks Newmark (Founder, Ukraine's Angels). @BrooksNewmark on Twitter). Read more: "Russians carved swastikas into foreheads of Ukrainian captives": <a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/12/16/swastika-scar-carved-two-ukrainians-russians-mental-knife/" rel="n
18/12/20231 hour 2 minutes 50 seconds
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Olaf Scholz's diplomatic 'masterstroke' puts Ukraine on path to EU membership & the future of cyber warfare

Day 657.Today, on top of news from the frontlines, we’re live at the historic summit in Brussels and we share a special Christmas request with you, our listeners.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Gareth Corfield (Tech &amp; Business Reporter). @GazTheJourno on Twitter. Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Read "Wagner makes billions in African gold for Kremlin": https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/12/14/wagner-earned-more-than-25bn-in-african-gold-since-the-ukra/Many of our listeners
15/12/202351 minutes 31 seconds
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Ukraine fends off missile attack amid Putin's marathon phone-in & historic EU summit meets in Brussels

Day 657.Today, we bring you the news from Ukraine, Russia and Brussels as missiles rain down on Kyiv, the EU meets for a high stakes meeting on Ukraine and Vladimir Putin hosts an annual phone-in from Moscow.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;or&nbsp;<a href="mailto:[email protected]" rel="no
14/12/202340 minutes 33 seconds
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90% of Russian invasion force ‘dead or wounded’ & interview with frontline war photographer

Day 656.Today, we bring you the news from Ukraine, discuss the results of Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to the US and we interview photojournalist Justin Yau about his experiences documenting the full-scale invasion.&nbsp;&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Tony Diver (US Editor).&nbsp;@Tony_Diver on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Justin Yau (Photojournalist for LA Times &amp; Reuters). @PDocumentarians on Twitter.Read Fiona Hill on What Happens If Putin Wins: https://politico.com/news/magazine/2023/12/12/fiona-
13/12/202343 minutes 14 seconds
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Zelensky to make last-ditch plea for war funds in Washington & the realities of reporting from the front lines in Ukraine

Day 655.Today, &nbsp;we bring you the news from the frontlines, update on Volodymyr’s Zelenksy’s visit to the US ahead of a historic day on the US Capitol and we hear stories and reflections from a journalist who’s spends his time reporting from the front lines in the Russo-Ukrainian war. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @Francis Dearnley on Twitter. Guillaume Ptak (French journalist for daily newspapers "Les Echos" &amp; "La Libre Belgique"). @guillaume_ptak on Twitter.Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inv
12/12/20231 hour 8 minutes 52 seconds
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Zelensky confronts Orban ahead of crucial US visit & Russia advances across entire front

Day 654.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, discuss a packed round of international diplomacy as Volodymyr Zelensky confronts Victor Orban in Argentina and hear why rising egg prices heralds domestic problems in Russia.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.James Kilner (Editor, Central Asia &amp; South Caucasus Bulletin). @JKJourno on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Tony Diver (US Editor). @Tony_Diver on Twitter. Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;[email protected]
11/12/202346 minutes 27 seconds
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Blocking Ukraine aid a 'Christmas present' for Putin, Lord Cameron tells US & how Russian spies tried to destroy British democracy

Day 651.Today,&nbsp;we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, discuss developments and the key dates in the US and EU Ukraine funding saga &amp; we analyse an extraordinary story that’s emerged here in the UK, how the FSB have spent years stealing emails and spying to damage British democracy. Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Rob Mendick (Chief Reporter). @rmendick on Twitter. Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;<a href="mailto:[email protected]" rel="noopener noreferrer" target=
08/12/202340 minutes 54 seconds
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Live from the UAE as Putin greeted with fanfare despite international arrest warrant

Day 650.Today,&nbsp;we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, discuss Poland’s warning that Nato has 3 years to prepare for a Russian attack &amp; we’re on the ground in the UAE to witness Vladimir Putin’s visit to his Middle-Eastern ally.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former British Tank Commander). @HamishDBG on Twitter.James Crisp (Europe Editor). @JamesCrisp6 on Twitter. Many of our listeners have raised concerns over the potential sale of Telegraph Media Group to the Abu Dhabi-linked Redbird IMI. We are inviting the submission of comments on the process. Email&nbsp;salecomments@telegraph
07/12/202335 minutes 52 seconds
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Vladimir Putin's war against Russia: interview with Evgenia Kara-Murza

Day 649.Today, we bring you the latest military, diplomatic and political updates from Ukraine and across the world and we sit down with Evgenia Kara Murza.&nbsp;Evgenia is a Russian human rights activist and wife of political prisoner Vladimir Kara-Murza, a Russian&nbsp;and British&nbsp;political activist who has been imprisoned since April 2022 for protesting the war on Ukraine. In April 2023, he was sentenced to 25 years in prison. We spoke to Evgenia about her husband’s campaigning, his arrest, detention, and the brutal realities of Vladimir Putin’s regime.Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNich
06/12/20231 hour 5 seconds
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NATO 'has three years to prepare for Russian attack' & initiative shifts on the battlefield as winter hits

Day 648.Today, further to news from Ukraine we cover further updates from the debate over funding and we speak to analyst Konrad Muzyka from Rochan Consulting to hear his analysis on the war in Winter 2023.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Head of Audio Development).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Konrad Muzyka (Rochan Consulting). @konrad_muzyka on Twitter. Rochan Consulting: https://rochan-consulting.com/Telegraph Charity Appeal: <a href="https://telegraph.ctdonate.org/?icid=awareness_house-paper_in-paper-ad_10-23_NCC-07_2023_christmas_charity_print" rel="noopener noreferrer"
05/12/202358 minutes 19 seconds
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Ukrainian drones strike oil depot & officials warn US aid will run out 'by end of month'

Day 647.Today, as well as news from the frontlines, we analyse updates from the US and the EU as decisions regarding funding Ukraine’s war effort loom large in western politics. Plus, we speak to journalist Jen Stout about her reporting and long form journalism from Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.James Kilner (Editor, Central Asia and South Caucasus Bulletin). @JKJourno on Twitter. Jen Stout (Journalist &amp; Author). @jm_stout on Twitter. Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;u
04/12/202358 minutes 56 seconds
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Exclusive interview with Professor Timothy Snyder, historian

Day 646.In today's special episode, we sit down with one of our most requested guests: Levin Professor of History and Global Affairs at Yale University, Professor Timothy Snyder. A critically-acclaimed author and a renowned historian specialising in Ukraine, he is famous for his online lectures and commentary on the war.This interview was facilitated by the charity United24, who – with his support – are fundraising for a new air defence system via their project ‘Safe Skies’. You can read more about that project here: https://u24.gov.ua/safeskiesContributors:Professor Timothy Synder. @TimothyDSnyder on Twitter. David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter. Francis Dearnley (Assistant Commen
02/12/202348 minutes 18 seconds
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Hunting Russian submarines with former frigate commander, Tom Sharpe

Day 644.Today, following the latest military and political updates, I interview a former British frigate captain on what it’s like tailing Russian submarines, and we look in closer detail on the work being done to raise awareness of war crimes.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Tom Sharpe (Retired Navy Commander). @TomSharpe134 on Twitter. With thanks to Anastasiia Marushevska and Julia Petryk (Co-founders of the Ukrainian NGO&nbsp;PR Army).Opportunity to potentially talk to Dom &amp; Francis (for charity!):Telegraph Christmas Charity Appeal Phone-in Day.Sunday 3 December 10:00-18:00 (05:00-13:00 EST)Number: 0800 117 118 (international callers must put the UK country code beforehand; standa
01/12/20231 hour 14 minutes 52 seconds
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Russian general blown up by landmine & Putin pays tribute to ‘farsighted statesman’ Henry Kissinger

Day 643.Today, as well as news from the frontlines, we hear about the reception offered by Oxford University to Russia’s ambassador to the UK, reflect on the life of Henry Kissinger and hear how soldiers and commanders think about fighting in extreme cold temperatures.Contributors:Dom Nicholls (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former armoured warfare commanding officer and chemical weapons expert). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Louisa Clarence-Smith (Education Editor). @LouisaClarence on Twitter.Sarah Knapton (Science Editor). @sarahknapton on Twitter. Opportunity to potentially talk to Dom &amp; Francis (for charity!):Telegraph Christmas Charity Appeal Phone-in Day.Sunday 3 December 10:00-18:00 (05:0
30/11/20231 hour 2 minutes 27 seconds
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Russia bombards Avdiivka, live from a NATO meeting & interview with Dr Jade McGlynn

Day 642.Today, as well as news from the frontlines, we bring you updates from the NATO meeting in Brussels, the latest from Washington DC as British Conservative politicians attempt to persuade American Republicans to continue supporting Ukraine and we speak to researcher and author Dr Jade McGlynn about her recent travels across Ukraine. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Tony Diver (US Editor). @Tony_Diver on Twitter. With thanks to Dr Jade McGlynn (Researcher &amp; Author). @DrJadeMcGlynn on Twitter. Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk
29/11/202351 minutes 33 seconds
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Russia’s Black Sea fleet forced back by ‘storm of the century’ & suspected assassination attempt on wife of Ukraine's military spy chief

Day 641.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, analyse a suspected assassination attempt on the wife of Ukraine’s military spy chief &amp; discuss a new Ukrainian project 'People of Culture Taken Away by the War’ with friend of the podcast, Dr Sasha Dovzhyk.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to Dr Sasha Dovzhyk (Ukrainian Institute Special Projects Curator). @sasha_weirdsley on Twitter. Read more:People of Culture Taken Away By The War: https://theu
28/11/202358 minutes 32 seconds
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Ukraine inflicting 'heavy losses' on Russia says NATO & horrendous winter weather strikes the region

Day 640.Today, we bring you the latest news from the frontlines and discuss the implications of the dreadful winter storm sweeping across Southern Ukraine, occupied Crimea and Russia. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter. Tim Sigsworth&nbsp;(Foreign Reporter). @tjsigsworth on Twitter. Find out more:Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice
27/11/202329 minutes 43 seconds
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Tragedy & Hope: rebuilding shattered communities in Eastern Ukraine

Day 637.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, bring you diplomatic and political updates from around the world, and we speak to charity worker Ada Wordsworth who helps villages in Eastern Ukraine recover after occupation and bombardment.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Ada Wordsworth (Director, KHARP Project). @KHARPProject on Twitter and @padochka on Twitter. Defence in Depth on Napoleon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSeEO01jNNs&amp;t=532sKHARP Project: https://kharpp.com/KHARP Updates</str
24/11/202351 minutes 16 seconds
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20-country 'air shield' protecting Ukraine from bombardment hailed by Zelenksy & the realities of training Ukrainian troops for the front-lines

Day 636.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, analyse diplomatic developments as more European countries consider closing their borders with Russia and we hear about life in Kharkiv training Ukrainian troops, as Winter closes in.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Editor). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter. Daniel Ridley (Former Ukrainian Marine &amp; Founder of Trident Defence Initiative). @TridentDefUKR on Twitter. Trident Defence Initiative website: https://tridentdefenseinitiative.com/Find out more:Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/u
23/11/202351 minutes 22 seconds
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Avdiivka: before the Russians came

Day 635.Today, we bring you the latest news from the frontlines and have a close look at the blasted Donbas town of Avdiivka: the people, the geography and the likely course of the battle there.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Maighna Nanu (Foreign Reporter). @Maighna_N on Twitter.Daniel Hardaker (Front Page Briefing Editor). @danielhardaker4 on Twitter.Find out more:Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.
22/11/202328 minutes 38 seconds
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Zelensky 'survived five assassination attempts' & Aliona Hlivco on participating in Euromaidan, 10 years on

Day 634.Today, we bring you the latest news from the frontlines and mark the 10th anniversary of the Maidan protests with somebody who was there.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Aliona Hlivco (Managing Director at The Henry Jackson Society ). @Aliona_hlivco on Twitter. With thanks to Kyrylo Beskorovainyi, co-founder of the platform Science at Risk and Yuriy Khalavka, Head of the Department of General Chemistry and Chemistry of Materials, Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University.Find out more:Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;<a href
21/11/20231 hour 9 minutes 30 seconds
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Zelensky fires top general and why does the EU continue to buy Russian gas?

Day 633.Today, we bring you the latest news from the frontline, including Present Zelensky's decision to sack a senior general, and why the EU is still buying Russian gas.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.James Kilner (Editor of the Central Asia &amp; South Caucasus Bulletin). @jkjourno on Twitter.Find out more:Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https:/
20/11/202351 minutes 37 seconds
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Vladimir Putin's Russia: Past, present & future

Day 632.&nbsp;During the&nbsp;Ukraine: the latest&nbsp;team's recent trip to the United States, David Knowles sat down with Dr Leon Aron, writer, historian and senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Dr Aron was born in Moscow, and came to the US from the former Soviet Union as a child as a refugee in 1978. In this interview we hear about his research into the cultural development of modern Russia, and look at the transformation of Russian politics and society under Vladimir Putin. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dr Leon Aron (Senior Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute). @AronRTTT on Twitter.Riding the Tiger: Vladimir Putin's Russia and the Uses of War, by Leon Aron: https://www.aei.org/research-pro
19/11/202339 minutes 29 seconds
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Ukrainian forces bed in across the Dnipro & 2023 Magnitsky Prize winner Mykola Kuleba

Day 630.Today, we bring you the latest news from the frontline, hear reporting from the ground in Hungary, and interview Mykola Kuleba, Founder of Save Ukraine, that rescues and rehabilitates Ukrainian children kidnapped by Russia.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Mykola Kuleba (Founder of Save Ukraine). @MykolaKuleba on Twitter. Save Ukraine: https://www.saveukraineua.org/&nbsp;Washington Post investigation: https://www.washingtonpost.com/na
17/11/20231 hour 2 minutes 18 seconds
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Britain will back Ukraine for 'as long as it takes' says Cameron & Russia steps up attacks on Avdiivka

Day 629.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the frontlines, analyse the new British Foreign Secretary’s visit to Kyiv and interview GP Now, a web-based virtual clinic joining Ukrainian doctors and medical professionals to Ukrainians inside the country - including the occupied areas - and around the world.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Maighna Nanu (Foreign Reporter).&nbsp;@Maighna_N on Twitter.Verity Bowman (Foreign News Reporter). @VerityBowman on Twitter. Rob Hicken (Head of GP Now). @GPNow_ua on Twitter.Spencer Cash (Senior Emergency Response Strategist). @spencerbcash on Twitter. Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelat
16/11/202345 minutes 56 seconds
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Russia admits Ukraine has established foothold on river Dnipro & Zelensky says Moscow to pay 'heavy price for Avdiivka'

Day 628.Today,&nbsp;we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss the Cyprus Confidential investigation &amp; David interviews Yuriy Tokarski CEO of the U-Hearts foundation, a charity that protects and rescues pets in Ukraine suffering from the impacts of the war.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Maighna Nanu (Foreign Reporter). @Maighna_N on Twitter. With thanks to Yuri Tokarski (CEO U-hearts foundation). @YuriyTkr on Twitter.Find more about U-hearts: https://www.u-hearts.comRead more: <a href="https://www.icij.org/inves
15/11/202340 minutes 7 seconds
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Moscow ramps up attacks & how Ukraine's treasures ended up in Russia's top musuems

Day 627.Today,&nbsp;we bring you the latest updates from the frontlines, discuss financial support for Ukraine &amp; I interview Ukrainian journalist Inna Gadzynska about her work tracking Ukrainian artefacts and treasures that end up in Russian museums.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former British Army colonel). @HamishDBG on Twitter. With thanks to Inna Gadzynska (Editor at&nbsp;Texty.Org.UA). @Textyorgua_Eng on Twitter. Find out more:&nbsp;The Russian Stability TrackerSubscribe to The Telegraph:<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest" rel="no
14/11/202356 minutes 12 seconds
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Prepare for Russian winter onslaught, Zelensky warns Ukrainians

Day 626.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss developments in Chechnya and analyse the appointment of former Prime Minister David Cameron as the UK’s new Foreign Secretary.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen (Politics Correspondent). @genevieve_holl on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter. James Kilner (Editor of the Central Asia and South Caucasus Bulletin). @jkjourno on Twitter. https://thebulletin.news/ Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" t
13/11/202338 minutes 12 seconds
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Ukraine 'securing' new positions on Dnipro's left bank & the struggle to form a new Polish government

Day 623.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the frontlines, analyse the news that Ukraine is establishing bridgeheads on the left bank of the Dnipro, and speak to Foreign Correspondent Matthew Day on the latest developments in Poland as politicians negotiate to form a new government.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor) @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter. With thanks to Foreign Correspondent, Matthew Day.Watch Dom's Defence In Depth on Remembrance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svj27R_zuMw&amp;pp=ygUQcGFkcmUgaGVsaWNvcHRlcg%3D%3D<strong
10/11/202343 minutes 18 seconds
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40,000 Russian troops poised for major assault on Avdiivka & Ukrainian democracy, elections and unity

Day 622.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss the challenges and hopes of Ukraine’s EU journey and get the low down on Ukrainian democracy and politics from regular guest and contributor Aliona Hlivco.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Aliona Hlivco (Managing Director at the Henry Jackson society). @aliona_hlivco on Twitter. Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener
09/11/202356 minutes
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Ukraine hails 'historic step' as EU takes Kyiv closer to membership & understanding a war time budget

Day 621.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss the news that Ukraine has been formally recommended for EU membership and we deep-dive into Ukraine’s war time budget.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe Twitter.With thanks to Yurii Gaidai, Senior Economist at the Centre for Economic Strategy. Read more: <
08/11/20231 hour 9 minutes 56 seconds
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Zelensky rules out election, Russia strikes Ukraine with glide bombs & the ongoing fight against the Wagner group

Day 620.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, analyse a downbeat assessment of Russian military power and interview British Conservative MP and Chair of the Foreign Affairs committee, Alicia Kearns, on the threat the Wagner group continues to pose despite the death of Yevgeny Prigozhin.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Alicia Kearns MP (British Conservative MP and Chair of the Foreign Affairs committee). @aliciakearns on Twitter.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:
07/11/202351 minutes 20 seconds
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Ukraine strikes Russian shipyard, Russia bombs a museum & Zelenksy denies stalemate

Day 619. Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss Vladimir Putin’s growing confidence &amp; we hear about the challenges faced by Ukraine’s armed forces in procuring enough drones for front-line fighters.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.James Kilner (Editor of the Central Asia &amp; the South Caucasus Bulletin). @jkjourno on Twitter.With thanks to Kateryna Farbar, Ukraine correspondent at openDemocracy&nbsp;and an editor at Ukrainian Political Critique.Ukraine failing to procure enough drones to fight Russia, soldiers say:https://www.opendemocracy.net/en/odr/ukraine-failing-to-procure-enough-dr
06/11/202344 minutes 4 seconds
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Retired US General & Pentagon insider on Ukraine's strategy and lessons for future conflict

Day 618. During the&nbsp;Ukraine: the latest&nbsp;team's recent trip to the United States, David Knowles and Francis Dearnley spent a fascinating morning at the Institute for the Study of War, where they interviewed a number of analysts and experts about all manner of subjects to do with the war in Ukraine.&nbsp;One of those conversations was with Senior Fellow of the ISW, retired Lieutenant General James Dubik, where the group discussed Dubik's initial assessment of the war and what lessons the US military can learn from Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.with Lt. Gen. James Dubik (Retired) (ISW Senior Fellow). @ltgrdubik on Twitter.Find out more:Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest" r
05/11/202334 minutes 27 seconds
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Battle Lines: Israeli troops push deep into Gaza & investigating Hamas' property portfolio

A warning this week that this episode contains graphics language that some listeners might find distressing.&nbsp;In this episode of Battle Lines, we speak to Defence Editor Danielle Sheridan, Middle East correspondent Nataliya Vasilyeva and Senior Foreign Correspondent Sophia Yan.Danielle speaks about the Israeli forensics teams searching through ash as they look for teeth to identify Hamas victims, Sophia takes us inside her investigation into Hamas assets in Turkey, and Nataliya explains her reporting into the experiences of the Israeli Bedouin.&nbsp;Plus Assistant Comment Editor Francis Dearnley takes on the difficult task of trying to sum up the history of the region.To listen to Battle Lines as soon as it's released, search Battle Lines: Israel-Gaza, wherever you're listening to this.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Middle
04/11/202357 minutes 44 seconds
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Moscow suffers heavy losses in failed tank assault & what Ukraine needs to win with Dr Taras Kuzio

Day 616. Today, we bring you the latest updates from the battlefront, discuss the potential endgame for Vladimir Putin and Francis Dearnley interviews academic Taras Kuzio on his new paper arguing how the West and Ukraine can defeat Russia.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to&nbsp;Taras Kuzio, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Political Science, National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy, an Associate Research Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society.How Putin’s rule will end - as Russia collapses around him | Defence in Depth:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DvuS4NSScjkHow Ru
03/11/202354 minutes 16 seconds
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Ukraine's top general writes essay on how to break stalemate with Russia

Day 615. Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine and dissect the essay written by Ukraine’s top General Valerii Zaluzhnyi, that sets out his view of the full scale war with Russia and how to win it.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander &amp; Telegraph contributor). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Ukraine’s commander-in-chief on the breakthrough he needs to beat Russia [the Economist]: https://www.economist.com/europe/2023/11/01/ukraines-commander-in-chief-on-the-breakthrough-he-needs-to-beat-russiaFind out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest"
02/11/202351 minutes 25 seconds
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Ukraine's counter-offensive, Russia's strengths and weaknesses & what Kyiv needs for victory

Day 614. Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine and discuss the Ukrainian counter-offensive, the artillery war and and learnings from months on the offensive with George Barros from the Institute for the Study of War.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.George Barros (Geospatial Intelligence Team Lead and Russia Analyst at the Institute for the Study of War). @georgewbarros on Twitter. Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com
01/11/202349 minutes 40 seconds
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Russian losses 'pass 300,000' claims Kyiv & assessing the end of Ukraine's counter-offensive

Day 613. Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss Joe Barnes’ interview with Ukrainian Minister for Digital Transformation Mikhailo Federov &amp; we welcome Kyiv Independent Reporter Francis Farrell back to the podcast to talk about the Russian assault on Avdiivka and the Ukrainian counter-offensive.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe&nbsp;Barnes&nbsp;(Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on&nbsp;TwitterWith thanks to Francis Farrell (Reporter,&nbsp;&nbsp;The Kyiv Independent).&nbsp;@francisjfarrell on Twitter.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: ukrainepod@t
31/10/202346 minutes 14 seconds
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Ukraine strikes Russian air defence in Crimea & exclusive interview with Rt. Major General Mick Ryan

Day 612.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss the news from the Russian republic of Dagestan where an anti-semitic mob stormed an international airport, and Dom Nicholls interviews former Australian general Mick Ryan. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.James Kilner (Editor of the Central Asia &amp; South Caucasus Bulletin). @jkjourno on Twitter. With thanks to Mick Ryan (Retd Army Major General). @WarintheFuture on Twitter. Read more:Central Asia &amp; South Caucasus Bulletin: www.thebulletin.newsFind out more:Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukr
30/10/20231 hour 10 minutes 58 seconds
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Bonus: Judaism and Ukraine, the history and the role it plays in this war

Please note that this podcast was recorded before recent events in Israel. Day 612.During the&nbsp;Ukraine: the latest&nbsp;team's recent trip to the United States, host David Knowles had the pleasure of visiting Georgetown University in Washington D.C to moderate a conversation between a group of academics.In the second part of their discussion, they look at Judaism, Ukraine and Israel, and dip their toes into American politics and support for Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Professor Michael David-Fox (Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University).Dr. Diana Dumitru (Ion Ratiu Professor in Romanian Studies at Georgetown University).Maria Snegovaya (Senior fellow for Russia and Eurasia with the Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic a
30/10/20231 hour 4 minutes 19 seconds
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Putinism, memory politics, and the future of Russia

Day 611. During the Ukraine: the latest team's recent trip to the United States, host David Knowles had the pleasure of visiting Georgetown University in Washington D.C to moderate a conversation between a group of academics.In the first part of their discussion, they look at the politics of modern Russia, Vladimir Putin’s influence on it and how it may change in the future.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Professor Michael David-Fox (Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies, School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University).Dr. Diana Dumitru (Ion Ratiu Professor in Romanian Studies at Georgetown University).Maria Snegovaya (Senior fellow for Russia and Eurasia with the Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and a postdoctoral fellow in Georgetown University's Walsh School of For
29/10/202351 minutes 54 seconds
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Battle Lines: Watching unedited footage of Hamas atrocities, on the ground in the West Bank, and China's wave of anti-semitism

This episode of Battle Lines was released on Friday 27th of October, before Israel’s overnight strikes on Gaza. NB: This episode of Battle Lines contains descriptions of extreme violence and murder, plus details of antisemitism. We would not advise listening to this episode with children present.In this episode of Battle Lines, we speak to Defence Editor Danielle Sheridan and Middle East correspondent Nataliya Vasilyeva about their reporting on the ground in Israel and the West Bank.They talk about the harrowing experience of watching a screening of Hamas murders, speaking to locals in the West Bank where tension with Israel and clashes with settlers is increasing &amp; attending a Shabbat dinner in Tel Aviv with empty chairs for those kidnapped into Gaza.&nbsp;Also, Senior Foreign Correspondent Sophia Yan brings us the latest from Turkey and reports on a wave of anti-semitism in China and Brussels Editor Joe Barnes explains some
28/10/202347 minutes 46 seconds
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Russia ‘executing disobedient soldiers’, says White House & interview with a helicopter pilot

Day 609.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, hear the news from the EU council meeting in Brussels and interview the former Apache attack helicopter pilot who trained Prince Harry.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to Richard Youngs (Former Apache attack helicopter pilot and instructor in the British Army's Army Air Corps). @Richard_Youngs on Twitter. Articles Referenced:'Putin is dragging the Middle East into his own failing war' by Francis Dearnley:<a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/opinion/2023/10/27/
27/10/202349 minutes 41 seconds
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Russian generals 'sacrificing own men' in eastern assault on Avdiivka & interview first Ukrainian-born Congresswoman

Day 608.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the battlefield, bring you the news from the EU Council meeting today in Brussels and Francis Dearnley interviews Congresswoman Victoria Spartz about being the the first Ukrainian-born female member of Congress and the first member born in a former Soviet Republic.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter. With thanks to Congresswoman Victoria Spartz. @RepSpartz on Twitter. Find out more:Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrain
26/10/20231 hour 9 minutes
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Russia attacks Kyiv with new kamikaze drone & the charity bringing joy to Ukrainian children in liberated territories

Day 607.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, analyse further the collaboration and training by the CIA to Ukraine’s security services and interview Ukrainian activists who work with children from the liberated territories.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter. Maighna Nanu (Foreign Reporter). @Maighna_N on Twitter. Gareth Corfield (Senior Technology Reporter). @GazTheJourno on Twitter. With thanks to Dmytro Zubkov and Artem Skorohodko from ‘Behind Blue Eyes'.Behind Blue Eyes website: https://theblueyedproject.com/Behind Blue Eyes Instagram: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/theblueyedproject/" rel
25/10/202350 minutes 37 seconds
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Russia 'relying on convict units for human wave attacks' & Israel adopting tank tactics from Ukraine

Day 606.Today, we bring you updates from the battlefront, analyse Zelensky’s efforts to keep Ukraine’s EU candidacy on the road, and look at the motives and methods of Hungary’s Victor Orban.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe&nbsp;Barnes&nbsp;(Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on&nbsp;Twitter.Read more:'Ukrainian Spies with deep ties with CIA wage shadow war against Russia': https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2023/10/23/ukraine-cia-shadow-war-russia/'Britain trains Ukraine to resist Putin’s big freeze': https://w
24/10/202342 minutes 30 seconds
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Record bomb drops on Kherson & bloody stories from Ukrainian medics saving lives at the front lines

Day 605.Today, we bring you updates from the battlefront &amp; hear about some of the incredible work done by Ukrainian medical professionals near the front lines.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Justin Marozzi &amp; Dr Oksana Troyan (Migrant Offshore Aid Station or 'MOAS' medical charity). @moas_eu on Twitter.Listen to The Telegraph's new podcast&nbsp;Battle Lines: Israel-Gaza&nbsp;here:&nbsp;https://podfollow.com/battle-lines-israel-gazaFind out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegr
23/10/202333 minutes 54 seconds
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Battle Lines: Israel-Gaza - Introducing our new podcast

"The smell of bodies hangs in the air"As Israel’s IDF pounds the Gaza Strip after a surprise attack of Hamas Terrorists killed over a thousand Israelis, soldiers and civilians the world looks on in horror as the war rages on.Battle Lines, a new podcast from The Telegraph, combines on the ground reporting with analytical expertise to aid the listener to better under the course of the conflict. The new weekly podcast will bring the best of The Telegraph’s Israel-Palestine reporting in one place and will be a crucial resource for anyone hoping to better understand what’s happening in Israel-Gaza.In this first episode, The Telegraph's leading journalists bring you analysis, explain what it's like reporting on the ground and consider what we know about the other global actors keeping a close eye on the war.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.<a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/authors/n/na-ne
21/10/202337 minutes 45 seconds
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Ukraine ‘facing new onslaught’ in Donetsk & interview with a Tech CEO

Day 602.Today, we bring you updates from Ukraine, analyse important political developments in the US and we speak to a Ukrainian tech leader about his industry during the war and lessons learnt from 19 months of the invasion.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Anton Pavlovsky (CEO of Ukrainian educational tech app Headway). @get_headway on Twitter. Explore more:Boris Johnson's article for the Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/10/20/israel-ukraine-are-two-fronts-in-a-new-b
20/10/202351 minutes 32 seconds
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Ukrainian troops cross the Dnipro & interview with an arms control expert

Day 601.Today, we bring you updates from the frontlines, the latest diplomatic and political updates from Germany to China and we sat down with William Alberque from the International Institute for Strategic Studies to discuss nuclear proliferation, missiles and lessons from 19 months of war in Ukraine.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.William Alberque (International Institute for Strategic Studies).&nbsp;@walberque on Twitter.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]
19/10/202347 minutes 49 seconds
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Ghost ships in the Black Sea & ATACMS missile strike fallout

Day 600.Today, we bring you news of Putin’s visit to China and look at how Russia is using a ghost fleet in the Black Sea to circumvent regulations on maritime transit through the Bosporus in a time of war.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Jack Crawford (Research Analyst from RUSI’s Open Source Intelligence and Analysis group). @Rusi_org on Twitter.Read: Ghost ship - Russia’s secret naval fleet by Giangiuseppe Pili, Jack Crawford and Nick Loxton: https://www.ndc.nato.int/news/news.php?icode=1879Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.
18/10/20231 hour 1 minute 8 seconds
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Ukraine 'devastates' Russian airbases in alleged ATACMS strikes & Putin arrives in China

Day 599.Today, we bring you news from the battlefront as Ukraine strikes Russian airbases, Vladimir Putin visits Xi Jinping in China and Francis Dearnley interviews foreign policy expert and historian James Carafano.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @ColinFreeman99 on TwitterWith thanks to Prof. James Carafano.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="
17/10/20231 hour 5 minutes 25 seconds
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Ukraine says Russian assault on key eastern city is weakening & tracking foreign components in Russian weapons systems

Day 598.&nbsp;Today, we bring you news from the battlefront as Russia attacks in the east, analyse the results from the Polish elections and interview Damien Spleeters from Conflict Armament Research who investigates maps the supply of critical foreign components used in Russia's UAV and cruise missile programmes.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.James Kilner (Editor of the Central Asia and South Caucasus Bulletin). @JKJourno on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.James Crisp (Europe Editor). @JamesCrisp6 on Twitter.With thanks to Damien Spleeters (Deputy Director of Operations, Conflict Armament Research). @damspleet on Twitter.Read more: Central Asia and Caucasus Bulletin: <a href="http://www.thebulletin.news" rel="noopener noreferrer" t
16/10/202350 minutes 51 seconds
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Russia continues bloody assault on Avdiivka & Poland heads to the polls

Day 595.&nbsp;Today, we bring you news from the battlefront, discuss the latest diplomatic updates as Poland heads to the polls this weekend and we interview Welsh Labour politician Mick Antoniw about his Ukrainian roots and the surprising links between Wales and Ukraine.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter. Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to Mick Antoniw MP @MickAntoniw1 on Twitter. Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;ukrainep
13/10/202345 minutes 26 seconds
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Russia suffers heavy losses in blitzkrieg failure & West repledges support to Ukraine

Day 594.&nbsp;Today, we assess movements on the front lines, discuss the aftermath of a Nato summit reeling from events in the Middle East, and consider how locked-in military and financial support is for Kyiv in a rapidly changing geopolitical environment.Plus, we speak to mountaineer and cyclist Jerry Gore, leader of a 3000 km bike ride to Ukraine to raise awareness of the physical and mental toll the war takes on civilians young and old.And we hear an in depth discussion between Francis and Melinda Haring, of the human rights organisation Razom, and Ukrainian public intellectual Yevhen Hlibovtsky, on American support and the consequences of collective trauma on a society.&nbsp;Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to Jerry Gore (@JerryGore on
12/10/20231 hour 8 minutes 22 seconds
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Kyiv destroys Moscow's advanced T-90 tank & Brussels pledges F-16 fighter jets 'in 2025'

Day 593.&nbsp;Today, we bring you news from the front lines, analyse further pledges of support for Kyiv by its allies as the world reacts to events rapidly unfolding in the Middle East, and assess the significance of Russia’s most advanced battle tank being destroyed on the battlefield, and what it means for the tank war.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton Gordon (Former Tank Commander). @HamishDBG on Twitter. Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter. With thanks to Ukrainian MP Oleksandr Korniyenko. @OlekKorn on Twitter. Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest" rel="noopener n
11/10/202359 minutes 45 seconds
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China rebukes Russia over last week's missile attack & live from Eastern Ukraine

Day 592.&nbsp;Today, we hear how China has rebuked Russia for the killing of 52 civilians last week and we go live to the Labour Party conference in Liverpool.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @ColinFreeman on Twitter. Oleksiy Goncharenko (Ukrainian MP and Vice President of the PACE Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons). @GoncharenkoUa onTwitter.Paul Mason (The New European). @paulmasonnews on Twitter.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected].
10/10/202354 minutes 30 seconds
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'Unpunished evil grows': Russia may be implicated in Hamas attacks on Israel as new conflict dawns

Day 591.&nbsp;Today, after summarising the latest from the battlefront in Ukraine, following the unprecedented events in the Middle East over the weekend we deviate from our usual format and cast our eyes to the region - first what we know, then the potential implications for geopolitics and the Ukraine war.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Middle East Correspondent).&nbsp;@Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Rym Momtaz (Paris-based Consultant Research Fellow for Euro Foreign Policy and Security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies). @RymMomtaz on Twitter.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest" rel="noo
09/10/202338 minutes 21 seconds
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Russian missiles rain death on civilians & the realities of fighting in Ukraine's counter-offensive

Day 588.&nbsp;Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, discuss the realities of fighting in Ukraine’s counter offensive and we report from the ground in Kharkiv.Plus, we have interviews with Lesia Vasylenko (People’s Deputy for Ukraine),&nbsp;British Conservative MP Jack Lopresti, (Chair of Conservative Friends of Ukraine) and Danielle Sheridan (Telegraph Defence Editor).Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@ColinFreeman99 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter. Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor). @SheridanDani on Twitter.With thanks to Les
06/10/20231 hour 17 minutes 57 seconds
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Russia withdraws Black Sea Fleet after Storm Shadow strikes

Day 587. Today, we bring you the latest news from the battlefront and discuss Ukraine and the EU. Plus we have a double bill of interviews, from Conservative MP Alicia Kearns, chair of the UK’s Foreign Affairs Committee, and Dmytro Natalukha, People’s Deputy of Ukraine from Sluha Narodne, the Servant of the People party.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Crisp (Europe Editor). @JamesCrisp6 on Twitter.With thanks to Alicia Kearns (@aliciakearns on Twitter) and Dmytro Natalukha (@DmytroNatalukha on Twitter). Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest" rel="noopener
05/10/20231 hour 8 minutes 29 seconds
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Ukraine 'attempts jet ski landing' on Crimea & interview with former deputy national security advisor to President Donald Trump

Day 586. Today, we bring you news from the frontlines and discuss the historic ousting of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy in the US. Plus, Francis Dearnley interviews former deputy national security advisor to President Donald Trump Victoria Coates, and David speaks to Robert Doar, President of the American Enterprise Institute about American support for Ukraine.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter. Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Jamie Johnson (US Growth Editor). @JamieoJohnson on Twitter. Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Victoria Coates (@VictoriaCoates) and Robert Doar (@RobertDoar).Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethe
04/10/20231 hour 5 minutes 19 seconds
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Ukraine's drone army strikes 220 Russian targets in 'record' week & exclusive interview with Britain's new Defence Secretary

Day 585. Today, we discuss reports of Ukraine’s new drone army, hear exclusively from Britain’s new Defence Secretary, and evaluate the political crisis in the Balkans, and what it tells us about Putin’s strategy to undermine NATO.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor; Host). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Danielle&nbsp;Sheridan (Defence Editor). @SheridanDani on Twitter.With thanks to Dr. Ivana Stradner,&nbsp;The&nbsp;Foundation&nbsp;for&nbsp;Defense of Democracies. @Ivanastradner on Twitter.Read:https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/09/30/putin-is-opening-up-a-new-front-against-the-west/<a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-n
03/10/20231 hour 3 minutes 25 seconds
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Slovakia election deals blow to western alliance & live from Ukraine, Manchester and Brussels

Day 584.Today, we hear directly from the ground in Ukraine, get the view from Brussels and take the temperature of the British Conservative Party as it starts its annual conference in Manchester, with the war a key issue on the agenda.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @ColinFreeman99 on Twitter.David Knowles (Head of Audio Development). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter. Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to Malcolm Chambers MP.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:[email protected]" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="
02/10/20231 hour 10 minutes 16 seconds
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Russian friendly fire shoots down £35m fighter jet & Zelensky nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Day 581.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the frontline, discuss tensions over Ukraine’s application to the EU and Francis Dearnley interviews Marcy Kaptur, a MoC for the Democrats since 1983 and a key player in US-Ukraine relations.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Read:https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/climate-and-people/ukraine-grain-resilient-africa-cargo-ship-voyage/<a href="https://www.zeit.de/politik/2023-09/nord-stream-pipelines-attack-anniversary-english/kompl
29/09/202353 minutes 22 seconds
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Is Russia targeting underwater infrastructure? Plus analysis of "milbloggers"

Day 580.Today, we discuss how the IOC has banned Russian athletes from the Asian Games, and look at the latest threats to undersea cables. Plus, we hear from Kateryna Stepanenko, Russia Deputy Team Lead at the Institute for the Study of War, about the significance of 'milbloggers' during this conflict. Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Gareth Corfield (Senior Tech Reporter).&nbsp;@GazTheJourno on Twitter.Kateryna Stepanenko (Russia Deputy Team Lead, ISW). @KatStepanenko on Twitter. Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;ukrainepod@telegrap
28/09/202356 minutes 25 seconds
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Fresh Russian offensive 'unlikely' & exclusive interview with President of Malawi

Day 579.Today, we discuss the rush to boost Ukraine's air defences, the apparent survival of a Black Sea Fleet Commander believed to be killed in a missile strike, and interview the President of Malawi on the impact of Russia's withdrawal from the grain deal.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to the President of Malawi, Lazarus Chakwera.Read Rush to boost Ukraine’s air defence as Russia prepares to unleash stockpiled missiles, by Joe Barnes: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-new
27/09/202358 minutes 45 seconds
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Ukraine makes ‘tactical breakthrough’ & Kremlin says new US Abrams will 'burn'

Day 578.Today, we discuss how Russia is seeking to rejoin the UN Human Rights council and unpick the operational art of conducting warfare and feature.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. General Sir Richard Shirreff (Former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander, Europe). @RichardShirreff on Twitter. Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank
26/09/202348 minutes 33 seconds
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Breakthrough in south as Russia blows up own HQ

Day 577.Today, we speak to Senior Foreign Reporter Roland Oliphant, recently returned from Ukraine, hear how military support for Kyiv is unlikely to be affected by a potential US government shutdown and unpack why Russia is demolishing its own headquarters.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Tony Diver (Telegraph US Editor). @Tony_Diver on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Reporter). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Read Labour: ‘You can trust us on defence. We are committed to Nato and US leadership’, by Tony Diver: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2023/09/23/labour-defence-america-special-relationship-nato-election/<
25/09/202347 minutes 59 seconds
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Black Sea navy HQ on fire after Ukraine missile strike & UN official suggests "systematic torture" perpetrated by Russia

Day 574.Today, we discuss the mysterious death of British volunteers in Ukraine and explore allegations of systematic torture.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Foreign Reporter). @colinfreeman99 on Twitter.Alice J Edwards (UN Special Rapporteur Torture) @DrAliceJEdwards on Twitter. Read Death and disappearance of British volunteers in Ukraine exposes rivalry in foreign legion, by Colin Freeman: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/09/14/british-soldiers-ukraine-dead-missing-rivals-foreign-legion/Read British volunteer feared murdered in Ukraine as body is found, by Colin Freeman: <a hre
22/09/202350 minutes 15 seconds
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UN Security Council head slams Russian Ambassador and Ukraine tells Germany to stop sending tanks

Day 573.Today we bring you updates from the battlefront, analyse events this week in New York at the UN and discuss quite why Ukraine has asked Germany not to send any more tanks.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Regiment Commander &amp; Chemical, Biological, and Nuclear Weapons Expert).&nbsp;@HamishDBG on Twitter.With thanks to Brigadier General John Reim and Chris Grassano from Picatinny Arsenal.Watch Inside the US munitions facility supplying Ukraine: https://youtu.be/B32M4gNq8P4&nbsp;Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegr
21/09/202354 minutes 59 seconds
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Is China exporting ball bearings to build Russian tanks? Plus live reaction to Zelensky's UN address

Day 572.Today, we bring you updates from the battlefront, hear more live from the UN, and analyse what’s happening in Nagorno-Karabakh. Plus, David speaks to Joe Webster of the Atlantic Council about ball bearings and tanks…Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to&nbsp;Joe Webster, Senior Fellow specialising in China and Russia at the Atlantic Council.&nbsp;@Joe_Webster_CRR on Twitter.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;<a href="mailt
20/09/20231 hour 5 minutes 33 seconds
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Live at the UN's General Assembly & Ukraine's spy chief says West can give more weapons

Day 572.Today, we bring you updates from the battlefront, discuss the use of decoys by Ukrainian forces &amp; we interview Karolina Hird from the Institute for the Study of War.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to&nbsp;Karolina Hird,&nbsp;Russia Deputy Team Lead and Analyst&nbsp;at the&nbsp;Institute&nbsp;for the&nbsp;Study of War. @KarolinaAHird on Twitter. Read 'We know West can give us more weapons, says Ukraine’s spy chief', by Joe Barnes:<a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/09/18/western-allies-are-not-running-out-of-weapons-says-ukraine/" rel="noopener n
19/09/20231 hour 7 seconds
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Russia reinforces southern front with elite paratroopers, Ukrainian football in the full-scale invasion & the value of 'hope' in wartime

Day 571. Today, we bring you updates from the battlefront, discuss the state of Ukrainian football in the full scale invasion. Plus Dom Nicholls interviews friend of the podcast John Spencer, Chair of Urban Warfare studies at the Modern War Institute, about hope in war. Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.With thanks to:Romann Tymotsko @KarpatyLvivFC on TwitterAndrew Todos from Zorya Londonsk, Ukrainian football expert. @zoryalondonsk on Twitter.Jez Myers @jezmyers on Twitter.John Spencer, Chair of Urban Warfare Studies at the Modern War Institute. @SpencerGuard on Twitter.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Tel
18/09/20231 hour 1 minute 26 seconds
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A pivotal moment in Putin’s war: Ukraine: The Latest from Washington DC

Today, we bring you a special installment recorded at the British Embassy in Washington DC.You can watch the podcast recording here:&nbsp;https://youtu.be/3ADDWhkEJ6QContributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Our guests: Dr Kimberly Kagan, the president of the Institute for the Study of War. @TheStudyofWar on Twitter.Eliot Cohen, a political scientist and former advisor to Condoleeza Rice. @EliotACohen on Twitter.With special thanks to the British Embassy in Washington for hosting us. Subscribe to The Telegra
16/09/20231 hour 13 minutes 56 seconds
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Storm shadow missiles wreak havoc & interview with US National Security Council spokesman John Kirby

Day 568. Today, we bring you updates from the battlefront. Plus, Dom Nicholls interviews White House National Security Council spokesman John Kirby, and David Knowles speaks to Alternate Executive Director at the World Bank, Roman Kachur.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Valerie Browne (Senior Video News Producer).&nbsp;@valeriebrowne on Twitter.With thanks to:John Kirby, White House National Security Council spokesman.Roman Kachur, Alternate Executive Director at the World Bank. @WorldBank on Twitter.Watch the Ukraine: the latest team's live recording at the British Embassy in Washington DC: <a href="https:/
15/09/20231 hour 6 minutes 30 seconds
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Russia’s Black Sea Fleet “almost completely defenceless” & exclusive interview with Mitt Romney

Day 567. Today, we bring you the latest from the frontlines in Ukraine, analyse political and diplomatic developments from around the world, and Francis Dearnley sits down with Senator Mitt Romney for an exclusive interview - the first since Romney&nbsp;announced he will not seek re-election.Watch the full interview with Senator Mitt Romney here: https://youtu.be/Ptl8qlsvf3sContributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander and Telegraph commentator). @HamishDBG on Twitter.With thanks to: Olga Sidorushkina, the Ukraini
14/09/202351 minutes 3 seconds
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Russian submarine hit in Ukrainian missile strike on Black Sea fleet

Day 566. Today, we bring the latest updates from Ukraine and discuss the meeting between Vladimir Putin &amp; Kim Jong-un.Plus, the team speaks to Senior Analyst and the Russia Team Lead at the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, Mason Clark.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.With thanks to Mason Clark at the Institute for the Study of War. @TheStudyofWar on Twitter.Read Paranoid Putin ‘uses bodyguard to operate his washing machine’, by James Kilner: <a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/09/12/vladimir-putin-dacha-paranoid-armed-divers-olivye/" rel="noopener nore
13/09/20231 hour 5 minutes 8 seconds
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Kim Jong-un visits Russia to meet with Putin, and how lessons on 'post-traumatic growth' can be applied in Ukraine

Day 565. Today, we report on the latest updates from the front lines and discuss Kim Jong-un's visit to Russia to meet Vladimir Putin.Plus, in the first of the interviews from our trip to the United States, Dom Nicholls heads to the Boulder Crest Foundation, a veterans and first responders rehabilitation and wellness organisation. There he speaks to Josh Goldberg from the foundation, and Olena Bidovanets, a mental health practitioner from Ukraine, about mental health, stress and resilience, both for individuals in war and society at large.Contributors David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to Josh Goldberg and Olena Bidovanets at the <a href="https
12/09/202357 minutes 37 seconds
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Ukrainian special forces retake drilling rigs near Crimea & live from the US Air Force Academy

Day 564.Today, the team call in from Washington DC, Colorado, London, and Kyiv, bringing you the latest updates from the battlefront, analysing Russia’s local elections and - later - lessons from the air war in Ukraine with figures from the US military.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to: Dr Tony Tingle, Programme Director of the Institute&nbsp;for Future Conflict at the US Air Force Academy Retired US Air Force Brigadier David StillwellFind out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: [email protected]<
11/09/202353 minutes 43 seconds
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Interview with David Petraeus, Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency

Day 562: Bonus.General David Petraeus is one of America’s most famous soldiers in the modern era, serving in Iraq and Afghanistan before a year in charge of the CIA.The Telegraph’s Ukraine: The Latest podcast team interviewed Patraeus about his views on the war in Ukraine. He spoke about the Ukrainian counter-offensive, arms deliveries, western support, what the invasion means for the future of warfare and how western foreign policy has changed in the shadow of Iraq.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest<strong
09/09/202354 minutes 43 seconds
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Russia's Surovikin line begins to buckle & analysing shifting Chinese and Russian influence in Central Asia

Day 561.&nbsp;Today, we bring you updates from the front lines, analyse the continuing strikes on Ukrainian ports in the region south-west of Odesa, and hear from our Senior Foreign Correspondent Roland Oliphant who’s on the ground in Ukraine.Watch "Kidnappings and ghost towns on China’s Belt and Road: 10 years of Xi Jinping’s masterplan" here or paste the link into your browser: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkhNnsvhyPYWatch Francis' video episode of Defence in Depth on 'Putin's Top 3 Lies: from WWII to modern Ukraine': <a href="https://youtu.be/_mdvqJy-zVk?si=Ky8-NpSdhD6bDMhG" rel="noopener noreferre
08/09/202346 minutes 10 seconds
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Russia redeploys troops to hold back breakthrough & live reporting from Ukraine

Day 560.&nbsp;Today, we bring you updates from the front lines, analyse the continuing strikes on Ukrainian ports in the region south-west of Odesa, and hear from our senior Foreign Correspondent Roland Oliphant who was on the ground in Izmail, Ukraine.Francis' video episode of Defence in Depth on 'Putin's Top 3 Lies: from WWII to modern Ukraine' can be found here:https://youtu.be/_mdvqJy-zVk?si=Ky8-NpSdhD6bDMhGContributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.<st
07/09/202341 minutes 48 seconds
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Ukraine kills elite Russian troops travelling to key battle front

Day 559.&nbsp;Today, we analyse updates from the front lines, bring you the latest diplomatic news around the world and discuss Ukraine gets tough on medical exemptions from military duty.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] can vote for&nbsp;Ukraine: the Latest&nbsp;in the 'Listener's Choice' category of this year's British Podcast Awards:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.britishpodcastawards.com/voting" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blan
06/09/202344 minutes 59 seconds
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Ukraine reaches 'final layer' of key Russian defensive line & Kim Jong Un plans to visit Russia leaked

Day 558.&nbsp;Today, Russian forces score a hit on a British Challenger 2 tank, we analyse leaked reports that Kim Jong-un may travel to Russia and Roland Oliphant is on the ground in Odesa.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).&nbsp;@Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphant on Twitter.Nicola Smith (Asia Correspondent).&nbsp;@niccijsmith on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander and Telegraph commentator).&nbsp;@HamishDBG on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] can vote for&nbsp
05/09/202339 minutes 38 seconds
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Russia launches ‘massive’ drone strike ahead of Putin talks & Zelenksky sacks Defence Minister

Day 557.&nbsp;Today, we bring you the latest news from the frontlines, discuss the sacking of Ukraine’s Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov and we analyse the recent Ukrainian assault on the village of Verbove.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@JKJourno on Twitter.Aliona Hvlicvo (Managing Director at The Henry Jackson Society). @aliona_hlivco on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] can vote for&nbsp;
04/09/20231 hour 7 minutes 29 seconds
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Ukraine strikes factory producing missile microchips & the differences between Western and Russian tanks

Day 554.&nbsp;Today, we bring you the latest news from the battlefront, discuss the announcement that BAE systems will ​​explore local manufacturing and direct deals with the Ukrainian army, and we analyse tank warfare and some surprising statistics in the full-scale invasion. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Howard Mustoe (Industry Editor).&nbsp;@MustReadMustoe on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander and Telegraph commentator). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] can vote for&nbsp;Ukrai
01/09/202353 minutes 3 seconds
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Ukraine tells counteroffensive critics to 'shut up' & analysing the drone war against Russia

Day 553.&nbsp;Today, we bring you the latest news from the frontlines, discuss the appointment of Grant Shapps as the new British Defence Secretary &amp; analyse Ukrainian drone warfare.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter. Genevieve Holl-Allen (Politics Reporter). @genevieve_holl on Twitter. Marcel Plichta (Former analyst at the U.S. Department of Defence) @plichta_marcel on Twitter. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] can vote for&nbsp;Ukr
31/08/202345 minutes 20 seconds
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Russia suffers 'largest drone strike of the war' while Kyiv defends against massive bombardment

Day 552. Today, we bring you the latest news from the frontlines, analyse the impact of drone strikes on Russia and ask why the British Foreign Secretary is heading to China.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).&nbsp;@Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Read Russia hit by largest drone attack of the war as military assets targeted, by Nataliya Vasilyeva: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/08/30/ukraine-largest-drone-attack-russia-military-assets-hit/Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukraine
30/08/202350 minutes 46 seconds
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Ukraine liberates Robotyne amid 'major breakthrough' & Republican Party splits on Kyiv

Day 551. Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, analyse the Ukrainian liberation of Robotyne and look at the Ukraine policies of Republican politicians as the race for the Republican nomination starts to heat up.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphant on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@JKJourno on Twitter.Tony Diver (US Editor). @Tony_Diver on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] can vote for&nbsp;Ukraine: the Latest</em
29/08/202347 minutes 59 seconds
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Exclusive interview with Serhii Plokhy: Lessons from History

Please note: Today is a national Bank Holiday in the UK. Our regular programming will return tomorrow. Day 550.The history of Ukraine and Russia is a subject that has come up again and again on this podcast. Good history and ‘bad’ history underpin how all of us understand the origins, reasons and justifications for the ongoing full-scale invasion. One guiding light is Ukrainian historian Serhii Plokhy: professor of Ukrainian history and Director at the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard University.&nbsp;His books, from ‘The Gates of Europe’ to the recently released 'Russo-Ukrainian War' are essential reading for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of Ukraine and its history.&nbsp;David Knowles spoke to Professor Plokhy recently about Ukrainian and Russian history, parallels with the Second World War and revelations in his new book.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknow
28/08/202350 minutes 51 seconds
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Ukraine launches 'largest ever' drone attack on occupied Crimea & Russia's secret trade routes

Day 547.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, analyse the continuing fallout after the apparent death of Yevgeny Prigozhin and discuss the secret trade routes helping Putin dodge Western sanctions.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Melissa Lawford (Economics Reporter). Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander &amp; Telegraph contributor). @HamishDBG on Twitter. Relevant links:Defence in Depth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AeI7w0EaY7QHamish's piece: https://www.telegraph.co.u
25/08/202349 minutes
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Prigozhin 'shot out of the sky' in presumed assassination by Putin

Day 546.Today, we react to the extraordinary - but perhaps not unexpected - news of Yevgeny Prigozhin's death and analyse what the future might hold for the Wagner group. Plus, we delve into news that Norway is set to donate F-16s to the war effort, Ukrainian claims to have retaken Robotyne, and Russian missile strikes that continue across the country. Later, Spectator journalist Svitlana Morenets joins the panel to discuss her investigation into Kyiv's faltering medical care for soldiers.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphant on Twitter.Svitlana Morenets (Spectator Journalist). @SvMorenets on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.
24/08/202357 minutes 46 seconds
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Strike on Moscow skyscraper & Ukraine destroys Russian missile system in Crimea

Day 545.Note: This episode was recorded before reports of Prigozhin's death.Today, we bring you news from across Ukraine, analyse a new British plan to aid Ukraine’s energy sector through the winter, and discuss Elon Musk’s star link satellites and the billionaire’s unpredictable influence on the invasion.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen (Politics Reporter). @genevieve_holl on Twitter. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]
23/08/202342 minutes 42 seconds
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Ukraine launches drone attacks 'from inside Russia', Prigozhin returns & Moscow's spy network exposed

Day 544.Today, we analyse the heavy fighting in Robotyne as Ukrainian forces advance, discuss Russian tank tactics, and explore how the West smashed Russia's deep-cover spy networks.Contributors: David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter. Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former NATO Tank Commander). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Tickets to "Ukraine: The Latest, Live" are available from&nbsp;www.telegraph.co.uk/washingtonticket. You must be a&nbsp;Telegraph&nbsp;subscriber to claim a ticket.</p
22/08/202355 minutes 40 seconds
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Moscow's moon mission ends in disaster, interview with NASA astronaut & podcast team sanctioned by Russia

Day 543.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the battlefront, analyse the vital decision over the weekend to send fighter planes to Ukraine, and interview Former NASA Astronaut and test fighter pilot, Terry Virts. He speaks about his experience working with Russian cosmonauts, the moment he saw the 2014 war break out from space, and the West’s strategic thinking regarding Ukraine. Plus, we update listeners on our plans for the US trip, and how the podcast team has been sanctioned by the Kremlin.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Terry Virts. @AstroTerry on Twitter.Tickets to "Ukraine: The Latest, Live"&nbsp;will be available fr
21/08/20231 hour 5 minutes 14 seconds
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Green light for F-16s as Russia commander says Moscow should seek 'truce'

Day 540.Today, we discuss a drone strike close to the Kremlin, how a Russian commander says Putin won’t defeat Ukraine in the near term and should seek a ‘truce’ and how another 400 Ukrainian children have been sent to so-called summer camps in Russia in recent weeks for ‘patriotic training’.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Henry Samuel (Paris Correspondent). @H_E_Samuel on Twitter.Jordana Seal&nbsp;(Telegraph Reporter). Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] can vote for&nbsp;Ukraine: the latest
18/08/202339 minutes 6 seconds
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Ukraine liberates Urozhaine, modified 'anti-drone' tanks spotted & the 'forgotten' war that shaped Putin

Day 539.Today, we discuss an array of stories: from the fallout of Kyiv’s recapture of Urozhaine, sightings of modified British Challenger 2 tanks on the frontline, and the long term implications of the largely forgotten Russo-Georgian War, which took place 15 years ago last week.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @JKJourno on Twitter. Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank commander). @HamishDBG on Twitter. To listen to David's interview&nbsp;with celebrated Ukrainian historian Serhii Plokhy, scroll to the bottom of this article and hit play on the audio player:&nbsp;<a href="http://bit.ly/ukraine-the-latest-serhii-plokhy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blan
17/08/202348 minutes 56 seconds
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Shadow fleets in the Caspian Sea & Russia's 'General Armageddon' under house arrest

Day 538.Today, we discuss developments in the humanitarian grain corridor in the Black Sea, movements in the alleged Russian spy-ring in the UK, and how Russia &amp; Iran might be circumventing sanctions by using the Caspian Sea. Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Elizabeth Braw (Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute).&nbsp;@elisabethbraw on Twitter. Read more: https://www.ft.com/content/03f220e1-6a7e-4850-bf4e-4b0f521d8f8cTo listen to David's interview&nbsp;with celebrated Ukrainian historian Serhii Plokhy, scroll to the bottom of this article and hit play on the audio player:&nbsp;<a href="http://bit.ly/ukraine-the-latest-serhii-plokhy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_bl
16/08/202344 minutes 20 seconds
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Ukraine ‘breaks through’ Russian defences, Kremlin ‘spies’ arrested & training troops for the counter-offensive

Day 537.Today – further to reporting on advances at the battlefront – we discuss the sudden implosion of the Russian rouble, the arrest of three suspected Kremlin spies in Britain, and do a deep dive into the alleged failures in Nato training provided to Ukrainian forces, and how such deficiencies might be remedied.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Daniel Ridley (Trident Defence Initiative). @TridentDefUKR on Twitter.Read the article Francis cites: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/joms.12933To listen to David's interview with celebrated Ukrainian historian Serhii Plokhy
15/08/202351 minutes 2 seconds
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Cluster munitions push Russian troops south as Ukraine expands western bridgehead

Day 536.Today, we discuss another attack on the Kerch bridge, more drones fired at Russia, and the service "GP Now", that offers an online tele-medical service for people affected by the war in Ukraine.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Robert Hicken (CEO, GP Now)Dr Gogna (Former Surgeon General in Australia, GP Now).Extras:To listen to David's interview with celebrated Ukrainian historian Serhii Plokhy, scroll to the bottom of this article and hit play on the audio player:&nbsp;Serhii Plokhy interview: ‘Putin wants control of Ukraine – but he is prepared to go for plan B’, by David KnowlesGP Now:Fund them: <a href="https://rebrand.ly/gpn_web" rel=
14/08/202340 minutes 48 seconds
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Russia 'deliberately' targets civilian hotel and develops malware to target Starlink satellites

Day 533.Today, we discuss more reported drone strikes inside Russia, crowdfunding supplies Ukraine's war effort, and a new report from Ukrainian intelligence agencies about how Russia is developing malware to target the Starlink satellite communication system. Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Gareth Corfield (Senior Tech Reporter).&nbsp;@GazTheJourno on Twitter.Anne Robles (Ukraine Front Line, a non-profit organisation). Extras:To listen to David's interview with celebrated Ukrainian historian Serhii Plokhy, scroll to the bottom of this article and hit play on the audio player:&nbsp;Serhii Plokhy interview: ‘Putin wants control of Ukraine – but he is prepared to go for plan B’, by Dav
11/08/202347 minutes 5 seconds
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Ukraine launches barrage of drones at Crimea & Poland to mass 10,000 soldiers on border with Belarus

Day 532.Today, we discuss a potential breakthrough in the grain deal, strikes in Moscow and across Ukraine, and how Kyiv's Foreign Minister has likened his country's counter-offensive to the Second World War Battle of Monte Cassino.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Host, Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joeon Twitter.Extras: Our exclusive interview with Ukrainian historian Serhii Plokhy can be found here. or copy and paste this link into your browser: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/08/09/serhii-plokhy-russia-ukraine-w
10/08/202342 minutes 9 seconds
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Moscow night-vision goggle factory hit by huge explosion & can Russia be expelled from the UN Security Council?

Day 531. Today, we discuss the huge, mysterious explosion at a factory near Moscow known for producing night vision devices for the Russian army, report on “heavy battles” raging in the east of Ukraine, and debate whether it is possible or advisable to suspend Russia from the UN Security Council.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former British Colonel).&nbsp;@HamishDBG on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]
09/08/202337 minutes 22 seconds
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Why the Ukrainian counter-offensive can still succeed with Frederick W. Kagan of the Institute of the Study of War

Day 530. Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss the Russian strike on a hotel and pizza restaurant in Pokrovsk and we interview Frederick Kagan Senior Fellow and Director of the Critical Threats Project&nbsp;at the American Enterprise Institute.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland&nbsp;Oliphant&nbsp;(Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to&nbsp;Frederick Kagan, Senior Fellow and Director of the Critical Threats Project at the American Enterprise Institute. @FredWKagan on Twitter.<a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/08/08/ukraine-war-russia-strikes-hotel-pokrovsk/" rel="noopener noreferrer" ta
08/08/202357 minutes 53 seconds
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Moscow's forces batter East Ukraine with 'continuous artillery fire' & Ukraine strikes an oil tanker

Day 529.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, report on the heavy fighting that continues across the front lines, and analyse the Ukrainian strike on an oil tanker.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.Aide to German MP worked with Russia to delay tanks for Ukraine, report claims, by Jörg LuykenR
07/08/202345 minutes 50 seconds
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Ukraine 'blows hole' in Russian warship & analysing Russia's attack on medical facilities

Day 526. Today, we analyse the strike on a Russian warship in the Black Sea, discuss Russian attacks on medical facilities, and look at the future for Ukrainian refugees in the UK.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen (Political Repoter).&nbsp;@genevieve_holl on Twitter.With thanks to: Oksana Pyzik (Global Health Advisor and Lecturer at UCL School of Pharmacy). @OksanaPyzikUCL on Twitter.Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer"
04/08/202351 minutes 24 seconds
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Russia shoots down drones heading to Moscow & dissecting a diplomatic spat between Poland and Ukraine

Day 525.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine as Kyiv endures another night of drone attacks and discuss a diplomatic spat between Ukraine and Poland. Plus, we analyse the changing Russian strategy over the full-scale invasion.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter. Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter. Subscribe&nbsp;to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at ht
03/08/202339 minutes 51 seconds
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Russia 'sets fire' to grain storage in Odesa & analysing reports of torture in occupied regions of Ukraine

Day 524.Today, we bring you the latest news from the battlefront, discuss recent developments in drone warfare and its implications for armies around the world, and discuss a new report on torture in the occupied regions of Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Verity Bowman (Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@VerityBowman on Twitter.Gareth Corfield (Senior Tech Reporter).&nbsp;@GazTheJourno on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former NATO Tank Commander).&nbsp;@HamishDBG on Twitter.‘Seriously concerning’: The drone crash that has brought Army technology into question, by Gareth Corfield<p
02/08/202344 minutes 28 seconds
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Russia's relationship with North Korea & more drones strike Moscow

Day 523.Today, we bring you the latest news Ukraine, analyse the growing closeness of Russia and North Korea &amp; we have the second part of a special two-part interview with the FT’s Ukraine Correspondent, Christopher Miller.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Nicola Smith (Asia Correspondent).&nbsp;@niccijsmith on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@jkjourno on Twitter.Christopher Miller (Ukraine Correspondent, Financial Times).&nbsp;@ChristopherJM on TwitterRead Christopher Miller's book:&nbsp;https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/war-came-to-us-9781399406857/Subscribe&nbsp;to
01/08/20231 hour 4 minutes 17 seconds
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Ukraine ‘strikes Russia for second night in row’, coup in Niger & interview with Christopher Miller

Day 522.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, discuss the coup in Niger, and have the first part in a special two-part interview with the FT's Ukraine Correspondent, Christopher Miller.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter. Melissa Lawford (Economics Reporter). @MelissaLawford on Twitter.Christopher Miller (Ukraine Correspondent, Financial Times). @ChristopherJM on TwitterRead Christopher Miller's book: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/war-came-to-us-9781399406857/Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph
31/07/202352 minutes 30 seconds
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Kyiv 'intensifies' counter-offensive push & Ukraine's drone army

Day 519.Today, we bring you the latest news from the Ukrainian counter-offensive, analyse the challenges facing Ukrainian drone pilots, and look at the issues around Unilever in Russia.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Maighna Nanu (Foreign Reporter) @Maighna_N on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Matt Oliver (special correspondent for the Telegraph's business team) @mattotele on Twitter.With thanks to Svitlana Morenets (Ukrainian Journalist, The Spectator) @SvMorenets&nbsp;on Twitter.Find out more:&nbsp;Evan Gershkovich’s website: freegershkovich.comSubscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: ukrainepod@telegrap
28/07/202347 minutes 11 seconds
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Ukraine 'breaks through' Russian defences with Western-trained troops & deciphering the messages left behind by Russian troops

Day 518. Today, as Ukraine attacks in the south with thousands of troops, western tanks, and armoured vehicles, we bring you the latest updates from the front line.Plus we speak to the researchers behind the Wall Evidence project, an online archive of inscriptions the Russian military left during the occupation of the territories of Ukraine since February 2022.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Ex-US Marine freed from Russian prison is injured fighting in Ukraine, by Nataliya Vasilyeva<a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2
27/07/202353 minutes 3 seconds
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Russia 'preparing to blockade Ukraine' & Ukrainian forces continue to advance

Day 517. Today we bring you updates from the warzone as Ukraine takes ground in the south and the east, analyse yesterday’s leaked German intelligence report on the Ukrainian offensive, and David Knowles speaks to economics reporter Melissa Lawford on the warning signs appearing around the Russian economy.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Melissa Lawford (Economics Reporter). @MelissaLawford on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]
26/07/202351 minutes 15 seconds
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Ukraine “urgently” needs to tighten its air defences says Zelensky, as Kyiv's troops advance near Bakhmut

Day 516.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the frontlines, ask why the West has been slow in arming Kyiv, and speak to the Telegraph’s Defence Editor, Danielle Sheridan, after a tumultuous few weeks on the Defence beat in the UK.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander &amp; Telegraph columnist). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor). @SheridanDani on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]
25/07/202358 minutes 9 seconds
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Russian missiles strike Odesa & Ukraine vows further drone strikes on Moscow and Crimea

Day 515.Today, we bring you updates from the frontline as Russia bombards Odesa, analyse the arrival of the Wagner group in Belarus and speak to Dr Sasha Dovzhyk, special projects curator at the Ukrainian Institute and associate lecturer in Ukrainian at the UCL School of Slavonic &amp; East European Studies, on her work and return to Ukraine.Plus we hear from Oksana Lebedeva, founder and CEO of non-governmental organization Gen.Ukrainian, who aims to help Ukrainian children who have suffered trauma from the invasion.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@jkjourno on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to: Dr Sasha Dovzhyk. @sasha_weirdsley on Twitter. Oksana Lebedeva from Gen.Ukrainian. <a href="https://www.i
24/07/20231 hour 7 minutes 27 seconds
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Ukraine deploys cluster bombs against Russian forces & Kremlin critic and Russian nationalist Igor Girkin arrested

Day 512.Today, we bring you updates from the battlefront, analyse the reported arrest of Igor Girkin in Russia, and speak to friend of the podcast John Spencer - Chair of Urban Warfare Studies at the Modern War Institute - about his recent research trip to Ukraine.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter. John Spencer (Chair of Urban Warfare Studies). @SpencerGuard on Twitter. Maria Romanenko (Ukrainian journalist). @rommari on Twitter. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;<a href="mailto:ukrainepod@telegraph.
21/07/202341 minutes 4 seconds
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Wagner in 'military exercises' near Polish border & Russia destroys 60,000 tonnes of grain

Day 511.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, analyse the Wagner group’s presence in Belarus as they conduct training operations close to the Polish border, and discuss a Telegraph investigation into the elderly and vulnerable Ukrainians left in agony after being taken into Russian territory.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Louis Emmanuel (Deputy Foreign Editor).&nbsp;@louisjemanuel on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@jkjourno on Twitter.Verity Bowman (Journalist).&nbsp;@VerityBowman on Twitter.With thanks to Liza Karsanidi, find out more:&nbsp;https://helpingtoleave.org/enSubscribe to The T
20/07/202336 minutes 31 seconds
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Thousands flee blast at ammunition depot in Crimea & MI6 spy chief says Russia’s invasion is 'doomed'

Day 510.Today, we bring you news from across Ukraine, talk Ukrainian politics with Professor Olga Onuch and, continuing our week of stories focusing on the abduction of Ukrainian children, David interviews The Telegraph's Russia correspondent&nbsp;Nataliya Vasilyeva&nbsp;about&nbsp;Russia’s ombudswoman for children’s rights Maria Lvova-Belova.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).&nbsp;@Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter, Putin’s ‘child-snatcher’ and the mystery of her adopted Mariupol boyJoe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Olga Onuch (Ukrainian Po
19/07/20231 hour 21 minutes 10 seconds
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How Russia is brainwashing Ukrainian children

Day 509.Today, we bring you news from across the front lines, report on how Russia brainwashing Ukrainian children &amp; try and evaluate the Ukrainian counter offensive.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Sophia Yan (China Correspondent).&nbsp;@sophia_yan on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).&nbsp;@Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Verity Bowman (Journalist). @VerityBowman on Twitter. How Russia is brainwashing Ukrainian children to ‘use as weapons’ <a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/07/17/russia-abducting-ukrainian-children-via-belarus/ " r
18/07/20231 hour 8 minutes 16 seconds
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Ukraine 'attacked Crimea's Kerch bridge with drones' & Russia cancels Black Sea grain deal

Day 508.Today, we discuss the attack on the Kerch bridge, bring you updates from the counter-offensive &amp; introduce a series of stories from the Telegraph on Ukraine’s missing children.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphant on Twitter. Gareth Corfield (Senior Technology Reporter). @GazTheJourno on Twitter. Louis Emmanuel (Deputy Foreign Editor). @louisjemanuel on Twitter. James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at
17/07/202346 minutes 42 seconds
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Fears for Russia's nuclear submarines after Wagner revolt & Zelensky's hometown attacked with 'kamikaze' drones

Day 505.Today, bring you latest updates from the warzone, analyse the sacking of Major General Ivan Popov, and discuss morale and casualty rates in Russian forces during the Ukrainian counter-offensive.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor) @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphantHamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander &amp; Telegraph columnist).The investigation by The Associated Press:&nbsp;https://apnews.com/article/ukraine-russia-prisons-civilians-torture-detainees-88b4abf2efbf383272eed9378be13c72Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest" r
14/07/202340 minutes 47 seconds
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Biden says West "will not waiver" in its support for Ukraine & Russian general 'purged' for accusing top brass of failing soldiers

Day 504.Today, further to updates from the NATO summit and the front lines, we turn to Wimbledon minutes before Ukrainian wildcard Elina Svitolina starts her semi-final match.&nbsp;Plus, we talk to Foreign Correspondent Colin Freeman about his recent reporting from Ukraine and welcome BBC Correspondent and Author Andrew Harding to discuss his new book ‘A Small, Stubborn Town’ on a crucial battle in the early weeks of the full scale invasion.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor) @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Simon Briggs (Tennis Correspondent). @simonrbriggsJoe on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@ColinFreeman99 on Twitter.Andrew Harding (BBC Correspondent &amp; Author). @AndrewWJHarding on Twitter.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://tel
13/07/202354 minutes 53 seconds
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Zelensky says Ukraine will join Nato 'when war ends' & deep dive into Ukraine's counter-offensive

Day 503.Today, we bring you news from NATO’s summit in Lithuania, look in more detail at the Ukrainian counter-offensive in the south and around Bakhmut; and David speaks to an American listener who hosted a Ukrainian family for many months last year.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Tony Diver (Whitehall Editor). @Tony_Diver on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on TwitterRoland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphantFind out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" re
12/07/202356 minutes 4 seconds
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Ukraine offered 'Israel-style' security guarantees & Sweden to join NATO

Day 502.Today, we bring you news from the front lines as fighting continues around Bakhmut. Plus, we’re live in Vilnius with the latest updates from NATO’s summit.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on TwitterRoland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphantFind out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/
11/07/202342 minutes 44 seconds
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Ukraine 'advancing on Bakhmut' & Joe Biden visits the UK ahead of NATO summit

Day 501.Today, we bring you updates from the front lines as Ukraine advances on Bakhmut, American President Joe Biden visits London, and western allies of Ukraine disagree over the supply of cluster munitions. Plus, we interview Sir Michael Fallon, the British Defence Secretary 2014-17, reflecting on his memories of the annexation of Crimea.We are coming to the United States in September. For more information, listen to Friday's episode from 31:30: https://shorturl.at/bnUW7Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Sir Michael Fallon KCB (Secretary of State for Defence from 2014 to 2017).Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: [email protected] Privacy Poli
10/07/202348 minutes 32 seconds
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America approves cluster weapons for Ukraine & counter-offensive advances near Bakhmut

Day 498.Today, we bring you news from Ukraine as the US considers supplying cluster munitions and Zelensky meets European leaders ahead of next week’s NATO summit. Plus, we reveal upcoming plans for the podcast. To contact us on this, please email: [email protected]:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With a retrospective piece looking back on an earlier interview with the late Ukrainian writer Victoria Amelina.Find out more:&nbsp;Bob Seely MP's article on the 'state of play':https://www.telegraph.co.uk/new
07/07/20231 hour 29 seconds
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Yevgeny Prigozhin in 'shock return' to Russia & Lviv suffers worst attack in the war so far

Day 497.Today, we bring you the latest news from the battlefield, analyse Yevgeny Prigozhin’s shock return to Russia and look ahead to the vital NATO summit in Lithuania.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russian Correspondent).&nbsp;@Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Find out more:&nbsp;Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-in
06/07/202335 minutes 3 seconds
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Ukraine warns Russia may have placed explosives on the roof of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant

Day 496.&nbsp;Today, we bring you updates from the front line, analyse Ukraine’s warning that Russia may have placed explosives on the roof of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant, and discuss the contest to replace Jens Stoltenberg as head of NATO.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander &amp; Telegraph Columnist). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Margo Gontar (Ukrainian journalist) @MargoGontar on Twitter.Find out more: https://www.thomsonfoundation.org/latest/new-safety-course-for-ukrainian-journalists/<str
05/07/202348 minutes 52 seconds
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Drone attack on Moscow & Yevgeny Prigozhin breaks his silence

Day 495.&nbsp;Today, we bring you updates from the front line, Yevgeny Prigozhin breaks his silence, and we hear why Unilever, the food giant that prides itself on its “social purpose”, has been named “an international sponsor of war” by the Ukrainian government.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Daniel Woolfson (Senior Business Reporter).&nbsp;@WoolfsonExists on TwitterWith thanks to Edward Matthews, for more of his photography please visit his website:&nbsp;https://emrismedia.com/Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:</str
04/07/202343 minutes 12 seconds
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Ukraine advances on Tokmak & understanding Russia's demographic and economic time-bomb

Day 494.&nbsp;Today, we bring you updates from the front line, discuss Russia’s demographic catastrophe and analyse reports of French armour in usage by the Ukrainian army.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen (Foreign Correspondent). @genevieve_holl on Twitter.Szu Chan (Economics Editor). @szupingc on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="noopener
03/07/202339 minutes 45 seconds
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Ukrainian counter-offensive advancing 'in all directions' as Russia accused of reducing presence at Zaporizhzhia Nuclear plant

Day 491.&nbsp;Today, we analyse Ukraine’s ongoing counter offensive as Kyiv’s soldiers take more ground across the front line and discuss worrying updates from the ZNPP. Plus, David tours the Patron Pets Centre in Kyiv, where volunteers rescue and treat animals that survived the catastrophic floods in Kherson.Patron Pets Centre: https://patron.center/eng/home Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen (Foreign Correspondent). @genevieve_holl on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]
30/06/202353 minutes 12 seconds
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‘General Armageddon’ arrested in post-coup purge & Ukraine makes 'slow but sure' advances in counteroffensive

Day 490.&nbsp;Today, we bring you the latest updates from the front line including a dispatch from our Foreign Correspondent James Kilner on what’s next for Yevgeny Prigozhin and can he stay alive. We discuss whether a state can remain neutral in the face of Russia’s blatant disregard for international norms and ask a former tank unit commanding officer how could Ukraine breach Russia’s extensive obstacle belt.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence &amp; Host). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former NATO Tank Commander). @HamishDBG on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest<
29/06/20231 hour 7 minutes 58 seconds
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Prigozhin 'forced to launch mutiny early' & Telegraph reporter narrowly avoids Kramatorsk blast

Day 489.&nbsp;Today, we bring you the latest updates from the front line, including a dispatch from our Foreign Correspondent Colin Freeman on the ground in Kramatorsk following yesterday’s deadly strike. We also discuss the future of Yevgeny Prigozhin and Vladimir Putin after the leader of the Wagner group arrives in Belarus.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @colinfreeman99 on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="htt
28/06/202348 minutes 13 seconds
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Putin, Prigozhin & Lukashenko break their silence after failed coup

Day 488.&nbsp;Today, we&nbsp;analyse the latest statements from Vladimir Putin, Yevgeny Prigozhin &amp; Alexander Lukashenko, discuss the continuing fallout from the Kakhovka dam explosion, and interview British volunteer Felicity Spector, who’s traveling across Ukraine working with the non-profit organisation, Bake for Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Sam Lovett (Deputy Editor of Global Health Security). @samueljlovett on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to Felicity Spector.Find out more about "Bake For Ukraine": https://www.bakeforukraine.org/Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a
27/06/202356 minutes 17 seconds
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Ukraine advances & Putin breaks silence after Wagner Group's abortive march on Moscow

Day 487.&nbsp;Today, we analyse the fallout from the Wagner Groups aborted march on Moscow, bring you the latest from the front lines &amp; Dom Nicholls interviews Alice Edwards, the UN Special Rapporteur on torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.James Kilner&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.With thanks to Alice Edwards. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener norefer
26/06/20231 hour 8 minutes 2 seconds
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Wagner Group marches on Moscow as Yevgeny Prigozhin launches a coup against the Kremlin

Day 485. Today, as Wagner capture military installations in Russian cities and its armoured columns come under fire as they rumble towards Moscow - we have the latest updates and analysis as Yevgheny Prioghozin launches an unprecedented coup against the Kremlin.&nbsp;&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Reporter). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.James Kilner&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;uk
24/06/202352 minutes 47 seconds
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Wagner chief says Russia 'retreating' from Ukraine attacks & what the war in Syria shows us about the invasion of Ukraine

Day&nbsp;484. Today, we bring you updates from Ukraine’s continuing counter-offensive and David Knowles reflects on his 10-day reporting trip across Europe and Ukraine. Plus, we hear from Con Coughlin, The Telegraph's Defence Editor, on his new book, Assad: The Triumph of Tyranny, and the impact of the Syrian Civil War on the war in Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Maighna Nanu&nbsp;(Foreign Reporter). @Maighna_N on Twitter.&nbsp;Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Con Coughlin (Defence Editor). His book is Assad: The Triumph of Tyranny (2023).Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.c
23/06/202356 minutes 40 seconds
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Russia 'plotting nuclear plant terror attack' & Ukraine strikes bridge in Crimea

Day&nbsp;483. Today, we examine President Zelensky’s warning that Russia is considering carrying out a “terrorist” attack at the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, report on a Ukrainian strike against a Crimean bridge, and hear from attendees at the Ukraine Recovery Conference.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host &amp; Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Reporter). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Aliona Hlivco (Former Ukrainian MP). @aliona_hlivco on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener nor
22/06/202352 minutes 34 seconds
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British tank seen on the battlefield for the first time & interviewing Russian POWs

Day 482. Today, we report on the latest developments on the front lines – including news that a British Challenger 2 has been seen on the battlefield for the first time – and the fast-moving announcements coming out of the Ukraine Recovery Conference in London.Plus, we talk again to the founder of Vans of Borders about their latest work in Ukraine, delivering aid and documenting life for civilians caught up in the violence.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host &amp; Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen (Foreign Reporter). @genevieve_holl on Twitter.David Knowles (Reporting live from Ukraine). @djknowles22 on Twitter.With thanks to:Jack Ross. @vansnoborders on Twitter.Vans Without Borders Project:<a href="https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/vans-without-borders---saving-ukrainian-lives" rel="noopener noreferrer" targe
21/06/202352 minutes 7 seconds
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Russia launches overnight air attack on Ukraine and interview with renowned Kremlin critic Bill Browder

Day 481. Today, we discuss the major drone assault on Ukraine overnight, discuss the battle to be the next NATO Secretary General, and speak to our usual host David Knowles from the ground in Lviv.Plus we’ll hear from Kremlin critic and author Bill Browder on Vladimir Kara-Murza’s continued incarceration in Russia.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host and Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Maighna Nanu&nbsp;(Foreign Reporter). @Maighna_N on Twitter.&nbsp;David Knowles (Reporting live from Ukraine). @djknowles22 on Twitter.With thanks to: Bill Browder, @Billbrowder on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:</str
20/06/202359 minutes 3 seconds
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Ukraine destroys Russian ammunition depots & US-China summit ‘progress’

Day 480. Today, we monitor further Ukrainian advances across the frontlines, assess the highest-level trip by a US official to China since 2018, and speak again to the CEO of the HALO Trust about clearing landmines and the upcoming Ukraine Recovery conference.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host &amp; Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.David Knowles (Reporting live from Ukraine). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to: Major General James Cowan from the HALO Trust.&nbsp;@TheHALOTrust on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy
19/06/202358 minutes 51 seconds
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Live from the frontline as Kyiv bombarded with hypersonic missiles during African leaders' visit

Day 477.Today, we hear the latest from the capital, talk to Colin Freeman on the frontlines, and touch on the long shadow of the Napoleonic Wars on European history.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host &amp; Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.David Knowles (Reporting live from Ukraine). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Foreign Reporter). @ColinFreeman99 on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/priv
16/06/202348 minutes 25 seconds
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Ukrainian HIMARS strike 'kills 100 Russian soldiers' & reflections on the counter-offensive so far

Day 476.Today, we assess fast-moving developments from the battlefront, dive deeper into the perceptions and political impact of the counter-offensive, and catch up with our regular host David Knowles on his journey to Ukraine.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host &amp; Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.David Knowles (Reporting live from Ukraine). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Aliona Hlivco (Former Ukrainian MP). @aliona_hlivco on Twitter.Maighna Nanu (Foreign Reporter). @Maighna_N on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California
15/06/202353 minutes 12 seconds
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'Fierce fighting' as Ukraine advances & world faces fastest migration crisis since Second World War

Day 475.Today, we hear about the latest Russian strikes across the country and Ukraine's continued counter-offensive, learn about an online service offering health advice to people outside the country, and former Tank Commander Hamish De Bretton-Gordon joins us for a deep dive.Contributors:Dom Nicholls (Host &amp; Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.&nbsp;David Knowles (Reporting live from Europe). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Commander and Telegraph columnist). @HamishDBG on Twitter.With thanks to Rob Hicken of GP Now.GP Now: www.gpnow.net in English and in Ukrainian: www.gpnow.uaThe US based charity <a
14/06/202350 minutes 23 seconds
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Top Russian general killed in missile strike & Ukrainian forces continue to advance

Day 474.Today, we discuss the ongoing Ukrainian counter-offensive and a case of crypto-hacking the Russian secret services. Plus, we hear from David Knowles on the road to Ukraine.Contributors:Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.&nbsp;David Knowles (Reporting live from Europe). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Gareth Corfield (Senior Technology Reporter). @GazTheJournoon on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="
13/06/202340 minutes 39 seconds
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Ukraine’s counter-offensive intensifies as pitched battles with Russian forces continue across the front lines

Day 473.Today, we analyse the latest news from the front lines as Ukraine’s counter-offensive intensifies, discuss the Russian fortifications that Kyiv’s troops are aiming to break through and we report on suspected partisan warfare as more railway lines in occupied Ukraine are blown up. Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.&nbsp;Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Reporter). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target
12/06/202342 minutes 13 seconds
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Ukraine's counter-offensive begins and live reporting from flooded Kherson

Day 470.Today, we discuss the latest updates on heavy fighting from the front lines, as Ukraine’s&nbsp;long anticipated counter offensive gets underway. We also bring you updates from flooded Kherson, where correspondent Colin Freeman has been talking to locals and assessing the damage as waters engulf the region. And finally, we speak to Serhii Zhadan, Ukrainian writer and musician, about his work ahead of a gig in London.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.&nbsp;Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Foreign Reporter). @colinfreeman99 on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:
09/06/202345 minutes 10 seconds
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Ukraine 'attacks along three fronts' & flood levels reach 600 square kilometres after Kakhovka dam breach

Day 469.Today, as the world reacts to the catastrophe at the Kakhovka dam, we examine news that offensives are continuing across the front, and return again to the issue of Ukrainian children, and how listeners to this podcast have reached out to help them.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.&nbsp;Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former British Army colonel, expert on CBRN &amp; Bio Security). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Gabriella Jozwiak (Journalist). @GabriellaJ on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://ar
08/06/202353 minutes 27 seconds
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Kyiv warns of floating mines and disease after Kakhovka dam collapse & fears rise for civilians in Russian-occupied

Day 468.Today, we discuss the latest updates from Kherson as flood waters rise, speak to charity workers active in the region, and bring you the latest reaction one day on from the destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence),&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.&nbsp;Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to:Yuriy Tokarski (CEO of U-Hearts Foundation) @YuriyTkr on Twitter. https://u-hearts.com/Olia Hercules (author and chef from Khakova ) @Olia_Hercules on Twitter.The charity mentioned by Olia:&nbsp;<a href="https://www.legacyofwarfoundation.com/ukrainecrisis" re
07/06/202349 minutes 36 seconds
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Ukraine faces environmental disaster as Russia blamed for destruction of Nova Kakhovka Dam

Day 467.Today, we report on the breaking news of the destruction of the Nova Kakhovka dam on the Dnipro river, assessing its environmental and social impacts, as well as on the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power station. We also consider the strategic implications for the Ukrainian counter-offensive.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Tetiana Bezruk (Ukrainian journalist at @zn_ua). @t_bezruk on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Maighna Nanu (Foreign Reporter).&nbsp;@Maighna_N on Twitter.&nbsp;With thanks to&nbsp;Volodymyr Kadygrob, founder of the seeds for Ukraine initiative.Seeds for Ukraine,&nbsp;https://seeds.kse.ua/&nbsp;<
06/06/202349 minutes 13 seconds
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Ukraine launches multiple attacks along front line amid claims counter-offensive has begun

Day 466.Today, we examine early reports of military activity across the front lines, analyse recent political developments in Europe, and discuss the differences between reporting on a war from the ground and from a newsroom.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence) @DomNicholls on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank
05/06/202347 minutes 49 seconds
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“Show the world what those b—---s are doing here”: The human cost of Russia’s missile assault on Ukraine

Day 463.Today, we report on the scandal of closed bomb shelters in Ukraine, hear about the lives of the Ukrainians killed in Thursday’s missile attack on the capital, and discuss the war for resources - specifically the struggle for water and minerals - in Russian-occupied territories.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter. Svitlana Morenets (Spectator Journalist). @SvMorenets on Twitter. Read more on today's topics:https://www.spectator.co.uk/article/russian-occupied-ukraine-is-running-out-of-water/<a href="https://www.
02/06/202341 minutes 29 seconds
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Deadly missile strikes in Ukraine, new incursions in Belgorod & updates on Central Asia and the Caucasus

Day 462.Today, we report on deadly missile strikes in Kyiv, further incursions across the Russian border in Belgorod, and hear the latest updates on diplomacy and politics in Central Asia and the Caucasus.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.Maighna Nanu (Foreign Reporter). @Maighna_N on Twitter. Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former British Army Colonel). @HamishDBG on Twitter. Find out more about "The Bulletin": https://thebulletin.news/about-us/Francis's article on Bakhmut and the echoes of Stalingrad:<a href="https://www.telegraph.c
01/06/202348 minutes 25 seconds
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Fire engulfs Russian oil refinery after drone attack & British MOD says Russia has ‘ceded the initiative’ to Ukraine

Day 461.Today, we report on further suspected Ukrainian drone strikes in Russia, brings you the latest diplomatic updates from around the world, and analyse the UK ministry of Defence reports that Russia is “losing the initiative” in its war in Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy No
31/05/202345 minutes 21 seconds
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Drone attack hits Moscow's wealthy neighbourhoods after Russia batters Ukraine with strikes

Day 460.Today, we analyse drone attacks on Moscow, dive into issues around Ukraine’s food security, and hear from Joe Barnes about a military funeral he attended in Kyiv.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter. Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @colinfreeman99 on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https:/
30/05/202344 minutes 5 seconds
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Exclusive interview with Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges, former commanding general US Army Europe

Today, we have an exclusive interview with retired Lieutenant General Ben Hodges, former Commanding General of the United States Army, Europe. One of the world's leading military commentators on the war in Ukraine, we discussed why he's so optimistic Crimea can be retaken by Ukrainian forces; how the West can win the logistical war; and the short-and-long term Foreign Policy mistakes that made the conflict possible. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.<
29/05/202336 minutes 46 seconds
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Russia strikes a medical clinic in Ukraine, analysing the Battle for Bakhmut & understanding the Russian mentality

Day 456.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, look back at the battle for Bakhmut, and interview Dr Jade McGlynn, a fellow in the War Studies department at King’s College, London, about her new book, Russia’s War.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter. Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter. Verity Bowman (Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@VerityBowman on Twitter.With thanks to Jade McGlynn. Her book, "Russia's War", in available online and in bookshops.~The story of the battle for Bakhmut through the eyes of those who fought it: <a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2023/05/22/bakhmut
26/05/20231 hour 7 minutes 39 seconds
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Wagner troops begin withdrawal from Bakhmut & Russian elite 'faces 1917-style revolution'

Day 455.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the evolving battlefront, analyse NATO’s involvement in Estonia, and hear from Dr Sasha Dovshyk about her recent travels around Eastern Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor) @SheridanDani on TwitterGenevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@genevieve_holl on Twitter.Dr Sasha Dovzhyk (Special projects curator&nbsp;associate lecturer in Ukrainian at UCL School of Slavonic &amp; East European Studies) @Ukr_Institute on TwitterSubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:</stro
25/05/202344 minutes 13 seconds
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Russia humiliated in Belgorod, evolving drone combat & training Ukrainian troops for the counter-offensive

Day 454.Today, we report on the latest updates from across Ukraine, discuss Ukrainian reaction to the Belgorod incursion and hear from the Trident Defence Initiative, which trains Ukrainian soldiers in the country.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Foreign Correspondent)). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter. With special thanks to&nbsp;Daniel Ridley, former Ukrainian Marine and founder of Trident Defence initiative, the largest foreign training organisation in Ukraine. (@TridentDefUKR&nbsp;on Twitter).Visit: <a href="https://tridentdefenseini
24/05/20231 hour 9 minutes 40 seconds
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Russia battles saboteurs from Ukraine & Russian prison culture and the war

Day 453.Today, we bring you the latest news from Belgorod as Russia battles saboteur groups on its own territory and we talk about Russian prison culture and its impact on soldiering in the invasion.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Reporter)&nbsp;@RolandOliphant on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Kristapps Andrejsons (Journalist and creator of The Eastern Border podcast).&nbsp;@TorquemadaStark on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;ukr
23/05/202347 minutes 16 seconds
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Putin declares 'victory' in Bakhmut & fighters launch tank raid across Russian border

Day 452.Today, we assess Putin’s claim that Bakhmut has fallen to Russia, analyse important announcements from the G7 Summit in Hiroshima, and report the breaking news that armoured vehicles travelled across the border into Russia, “capturing” a number of villages around Belgorod.Contributors: Francis Dearnley (Host).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent) @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@genevieve_holl on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]
22/05/202354 minutes 16 seconds
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F-16 fighter jets 'unleashed' for Ukraine, Zelensky to visit Hiroshima & Russia's distorted history of World War II

Day 449.Today, the panel discusses the news from the frontlines as the battle for Bakhmut continues. Plus, we analyse news coming out of the G7 in Japan and respond to listeners thoughts and questions on Russia, Ukraine and WW2.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@genevieve_holl on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barkes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joeon Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer
19/05/202350 minutes 30 seconds
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Railway line 'explodes' in Crimea, Putin fails to strike Kyiv & Moscow rocket scientists arrested for treason

Day 448.Today, Ukraine makes limited gains around Bakhmut, a freight train is derailed in occupied Crimea, and we comment on videos from the battlefront of Ukrainian tank tactics, reflecting on echoes of World War Two.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@genevieve_holl on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander). @HamishDBG on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer"
18/05/202347 minutes 30 seconds
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Western spy agencies bring down Putin's hackers & Europe sets up record of Russia’s destruction of Ukraine

Day 447.Today, we hear how the Council of Europe is creating a 'register of damages' for the costs accumulated by Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine. Plus, we hear about an operation that took down advanced malicious software released by Russian spy agencies.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@genevieve_holl on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Gareth Corfield (Senior Technology Reporter). @GazTheJourno on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href=
17/05/202342 minutes 25 seconds
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Live in Kyiv after Ukraine shoots down six 'unstoppable' hypersonic missiles

Day 446.Today, we hear from our reporter in Kyiv abut the latest air attack in Kyiv which, according to authorities in the city, saw six 'unstoppable' hypersonic missiles and all other incoming munitions shot down.Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Maighna Nanu&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@Maighna_N on Twitter.Heathcliffe O'Malley (Photojournalist). @heathcliffom on Twitter. With thanks to James Cowan (CEO, The Halo Trust). @TheHALOTrust on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_bla
16/05/202349 minutes 40 seconds
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Ukraine pressures Russia's flanks in Bakhmut, Putin's airforce suffers & Ukraine's Eurovision extravaganza

Day 445.Today, Ukraine pressures Russia’s flanks around Bakhmut, the Russian airforce suffers its worst week since the beginning of the full-scale invasion, and Francis Dearnley ventures to Liverpool to report on the Ukrainian experience at Eurovision.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@genevieve_holl on Twitter.Natalia Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Special thanks to Maria Romanenko (@rommari on Twitter) and Tim Johnson (@timimjohnson on Twitter). Tim's email is [email protected] learn more about the charity Tim and the other volunteers work with, you ca
15/05/20231 hour 7 minutes 41 seconds
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Ukraine 'breaks through' in Bakhmut, the shadow of Versailles & Zelensky barred from addressing Eurovision

Day 442.Today, we report on Ukrainian counter-attacks around Bakhmut and analyse the news that the US believes South Africa secretly supplied Russian forces. Plus, we have a special interview on the Russian ambassador's visit to Oxford, and speak again&nbsp;to Dr Thomas Clausen on the latest news from Germany and the troubled legacy of the Treaty of Versailles.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Charlie Hancock&nbsp;(Freelance Reporter).&nbsp;@Hancock2001 on Twitter.Melissa Lawford (Economic Reporter). @MelissaLawford on Twitter.With thanks to Dr Thomas Clausen (@DrThomasClausen).To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:
12/05/20231 hour 9 minutes
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Live from the Ukrainian battlefront & Britain sends Zelensky Storm Shadow cruise missiles

Day 441.Today, we hear from our Senior Foreign Correspondent Roland Oliphant who is driving along the frontline in Ukraine. We also analyse the decision by the UK to supply Ukraine with Storm Shadow cruise missiles and discuss the evolving relationship between Russia and Central Asia following the Victory Day Parade in Moscow.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@genevieve_holl on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @JKJourno on Twitter. Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter. To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:</st
11/05/20231 hour 1 minute 15 seconds
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Ukraine counter-attacks in Bakhmut & lessons from the Ukrainian military

Day 440.Today, we analyse reports of a Ukrainian counter-attack in Bakhmut, bring you concerning updates from the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Station, and ask former British soldiers Dom Nicholls and Hamish de Bretton-Gordon what they think armies can learn from the Ukrainian military.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@genevieve_holl on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former NATO Commander &amp; Telegraph Columnist).&nbsp;@HamishDBG on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest" rel="noopener noreferrer" targe
10/05/202347 minutes 6 seconds
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Putin’s ‘humiliating’ Victory Day Parade & Ukraine’s counter-offensive with Dr Mike Martin

Day 439.Today, we examine Putin’s scaled-back Victory Day Parade in Moscow, analyse the latest battlefield developments of recent days, and examine the possible strategies Ukraine will adopt for its imminent counter-offensive.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Mike Martin (Senior Visiting Fellow in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London). To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" r
09/05/202356 minutes 3 seconds
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Special tanks, Putin's blunders & the Crimean War: we answer your questions

Day 438.Today, it's another Bank Holiday in the United Kingdom. As such, we have dug into our postbag to answer your questions.Thank you for getting in touch. We may are only able to respond to some of your emails, but we do read every single one.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and
08/05/202336 minutes 59 seconds
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Wagner leader in anti-Kremlin rant & Russia orders evacuations 'ahead of Ukrainian counter-offensive'

Day 435.Today, we discuss the extraordinary videos from Yevgheny Prighozin, the head of the Wagner group, who filmed himself in front of dead Wagner soldiers and blamed Moscow for a shortage of ammunition. He even threatens to retreat from Bakhmut by the 10 May.&nbsp;Plus, we analyse how Russian state media is treating the alleged drone strike on the Kremlin and hear diplomatic updates from across the world.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@genevieve_holl on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former NATO Commander &amp; Telegraph Columnist). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Read:
05/05/202347 minutes 38 seconds
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Russia strikes Ukraine with ‘For Moscow’ attack drones & Zelensky visits The Hague

Day 434.Today,Today, we continue analysing the fallout of yesterday’s alleged drone attack on the Kremlin, hear from Roland Oliphant and photographer Heathcliff O’Malley on the ground in the east of Ukraine, and welcome back to the podcast Ukrainian political analyst Aliona Hlivco.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter. Heathcliff O'Malley (Photographer). @heathcliffom on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent). @genevieve_holl on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Aliona Hlivco (Former Ukrainian MP, Political Analyst). @aliona_hlivco on Twitter.T
04/05/202357 minutes 10 seconds
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Russia accuses Ukraine of Kremlin drone strike & new evidence on the mysterious Nord Stream explosions

Day 433.Today, Russia accuses Ukraine of attacking the Kremlin with drones, and we speak to a Danish Investigative reporter about new evidence of Russian ships in the Baltic sea ahead of last year’s Nord Stream explosions. Plus, we ask whether Ukraine’s counter-offensive has already begun.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Genevieve Holl-Allen&nbsp;(Foreign Correspondent).Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Frederik Hugo Ledegaard (Investigative Reporter).Listen to the "Cold Front" podcast here: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/cold-front/id1683166185?i=1000610651200To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a hr
03/05/202348 minutes 24 seconds
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Russia's Donbas offensive 'has failed' after 100,000 casualties & Ukraine's drone strike on Crimean oil depot

Day 432.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, analyse Ukraine’s drone strike on a Crimean oil depot &amp; we explore the idea of a military ‘shaping’ operation ahead of a potential Ukrainian counter offensive.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Maighna Nanu (Foreign Reporter). @Maighna_N on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="
02/05/202341 minutes 40 seconds
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Torture, war crimes & organised violence : life in the occupied territories of Ukraine under Russia's rule

Day 431.Today, David Knowles hosts a special edition of the podcast, interviewing international Human Rights lawyers Vadym Chovgan and Therese Rytter from DIGNITY (the Danish Institute Against Torture) about their work documenting instances of torture and other possible war crimes in the occupied territories.&nbsp;Warning: this episode contains graphic descriptions of violence and cruelty.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Vadym Chovgan (International Human rights lawyer and author of the report) @VadymChovgan on Twitter.Theresa Rytter (Legal Director of DIGNITY)&nbsp;&nbsp;@ThereseRytter on Twitter.Follow @DIGNITY_INT&nbsp;on Twitter.Read the report: ‘Nine Circles of Hell’ <a href="https://www.dignity.dk/wp-content/uploads/42-Nine-circles-of-hell.pdf" rel="noopener noreferrer"
01/05/202344 minutes 40 seconds
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Ukraine ‘is ready’ for counter-offensive & life in Russia as the country descends into authoritarianism

Day 428.Today, we discuss the latest military &amp; diplomatic updates from Ukraine, look at life in Russia as repression increases and violence breaks out as former fighters return home &amp; discuss the issue of mines and de-mining across Ukraine.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Tank Commander and Telegraph Columnist)Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter. To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/p
28/04/202350 minutes 6 seconds
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Frustrated Putin sacks deputy defence minister & Zelensky appeals to China

Day 427.Today, we assess the evolving military situation on the ground, examine the news that Putin has sacked his deputy defence minister, reflect on the apparent assassination of a pro-Russian collaborator in the occupied Melitopol, and consider the latest developments following Zelensky’s call with President Xi.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host)&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Peter Dickinson (Atlantic Council). @AtlanticCouncil on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener norefer
27/04/20231 hour 2 minutes 28 seconds
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Xi finally speaks to Zelensky & the long shadow of Chernobyl

Day 426.Today, we report on the latest updates from the ground in Ukraine and, on the 37th anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, we reflect on reactions from within the country at the time and discuss its impact on contemporary Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor)&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Val Voshchevska (Ukraine Solidarity Project and co-host of the Ukrainian Spaces podcast). @Val_Voshchevska on Twitter.Find out more about Ukrainian Spaces: https://linktr.ee/ukrainianspacesTo support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukr
26/04/202346 minutes 53 seconds
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Dissecting Russia's new 'supertank' & deep dive into South Asia's perspectives on the war in Ukraine

Day 425.Today, we bring you the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss Russia’s T-14 Armata tank, and do a deep dive – with guests – into the view from South Asia; how countries like Pakistan, India and Bangladesh are reacting to a war far from their orbit, and what this means for the region as a whole.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor)&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter. Joe Wallen (South Asia Correspondent). @joerwallen on Twitter.Tushar Shetty (Journalist &amp; co-host of Beyond the Indus podcast). @shtushar24 on Twitter Listen to "Beyond the Indus" podcast on Apple: <a href="https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/beyond-the-indus/id1681604987" rel="noopener n
25/04/202354 minutes 41 seconds
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Ukraine attacks Russia's Black Sea fleet, more river crossings in Kherson and why Russia cancelled remembrance day marches

Day 424.Today,&nbsp;we analyse Ukraine’s sea-drone attacks on Russia’s Black Sea fleet in Sevastopol, discuss reports that Ukrainian troop have crossed the river in Kherson region, and ask why the Kremlin has cancelled nationwide Second World War remembrance marches.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor)&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @JKJournoon Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent)&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy"
24/04/202346 minutes 54 seconds
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River battles in Kherson, Russia threatens another winter gas crisis & a year with an adopted Ukrainian dog

Day 421.In today's bumper episode, we discuss foreign volunteers and the river war being fought near Kherson and analyse the state of Europe’s gas reserves as Moscow threatens another winter crisis. Plus, we catch up with our Defence Editor Danielle Sheridan, who’s marking one year since she reported from the front lines and adopted a stray Ukrainian dog, Andrivka.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence) @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor) @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @ColinFreeman99 on Twitter.Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor) @SheridanDani on Twitter.Rachel Millard (Energy Correspondent). @RachelMillardAS on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:</s
21/04/20231 hour 3 minutes 30 seconds
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Superhumans: the new medical centre helping Ukrainians with life-changing injuries

Day 420.Today, we analyse updates from the battlefront, bring you the latest news on the Russian&nbsp;ships snooping on key energy infrastructure &amp; we interview Andrey Stavnitser is founder of Superhumans, a new Ukrainian medical centre that provides reconstruction, prosthetics &amp; rehabilitation for soldiers who have lost their limbs in the war.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@JoeBarnes on Twitter.Andrey Stavnitser (Co-founder of Superhumans) @stavnitser on Twitter.Find out more about Superhumans: https://superhumans.co
20/04/202348 minutes 37 seconds
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Ukraine attempts a night attack, Russia's spy ships & France under pressure to back further EU sanctions

Day 419.&nbsp;Today, we look at updates from battlefront, analyse the alleged Russian plan to sabotage European energy, and discuss the militarisation of Russian society and what it means for the country’s future.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @JoeBarnes on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former British Army Colonel, Expert on Bio Security). @HamishDBG on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;ukrainepod@tel
19/04/202352 minutes 54 seconds
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Putin visits occupied Kherson & Macron's 'secret plan' with China to end Ukraine war

Day 418.&nbsp;Today, we analyse the latest reports on the fighting for Bakhmut, report on Vladimir Putin’s visit to Kherson region, and look at the diplomacy of French President Emmanuel Macron amid his overtures to China.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="ht
18/04/202350 minutes 54 seconds
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EU countries ban Ukrainian grain, Putin critic sentenced & interview with Victoria Amelina

Day 417.&nbsp;Today, we discuss the sentencing of Kremlin critic Vladimir Kara-Murza, analyse criticism of Russian elites from Wagner’s leader Yevgheny Prighozin and welcome to our London studio&nbsp;Ukrainian writer and war crimes researcher Victoria Amelina.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @JKJourno on Twitter. Victoria Amelina (Writer &amp; War Crimes Researcher). @vamelina on Twitter. To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Californi
17/04/202337 minutes 10 seconds
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The Battle for Bakhmut continues, Russian special forces 'gutted' & inside Poland's military expansion

Day 414.&nbsp;Today, we analyse recent reports from Bakhmut, update on the latest news from the Pentagon Leaks and our colleague Steven Edginton interviews key members of the Polish military and politicians to understand the rapid Polish rearmament.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Gareth Corfield (Senior Technology Reporter).&nbsp;@GazTheJourno on Twitter.Steven Edginton (Video Comment Editor).'National Resistance Centre' website discussed by Dom: https://sprotyv.mod.gov.ua/en/english/ To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;ukrainepod@tele
14/04/202351 minutes 58 seconds
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Pentagon Leaks: security risk or ingenious deception? Plus Russia and Ukraine battle on in Donbas

Day 413.&nbsp;Today, we give updates from the front lines and further analyse the leak of confidential documents in the U.S. Plus, we look at the latest economic numbers coming out of Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on TwitterGareth Corfield (Senior Technology Reporter). @GazTheJourno on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://a
13/04/202348 minutes 16 seconds
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Russia 'beheads Ukrainian soldier' & Kyiv's conscription problem

Day 412.&nbsp;Today, we examine the defences Russia is building on the southern front, analyse partisan activity in Melitopol and look at the blurred lines between patriotism and war profiteering with Spectator journalist Svitlana Morenets.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on TwitterJoe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Svitlana Morenets (Spectator Journalist). @Svitmore on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]<
12/04/20231 hour 5 minutes 32 seconds
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Pentagon leaks, Russian dissidents & interviewing prisoners of war

Day 411.&nbsp;Today, we analyse the fallout from the leaked Pentagon documents on Ukraine and our Defence editor reflects on her most recent dispatch from the frontlines.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on TwitterHamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former NATO Commander).&nbsp;@HamishDGB on Twitter.Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor).&nbsp;@SheridanDani on Twitter.Venetia Rainey (Weekend Foreign Editor).To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferre
11/04/202355 minutes 5 seconds
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Occupation, liberation & survival: the story of Bucha

Day 407.&nbsp;Today, in a special edition of Ukraine: The Latest, we take you to the town Bucha, a year after its liberation and the discovery of massacres and rapes committed by Russian troops. Reporter and host David Knowles visited last summer, a few months after the retreat of the Russian army. David speaks with locals about their lives during the occupation, visits a basement where people sheltered, and speaks once again to Katya Savchenko who first shared her story of being a Bucha resident this time last year.Please note that there will be no episode of the podcast on Monday 10th April due it it being a Bank Holiday in the UK.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Harriet Barber. @Harrietmbarber on Twitter. With special thanks to Katya Savchenko.Read our coverage on Bucha: <a hre
07/04/202333 minutes 53 seconds
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Ukraine 'may negotiate over Crimea' if counter-offensive succeeds & what Finland brings to NATO

Day 406.&nbsp;Today, we hear from our Defence Editor Danielle Sheridan who’s been interviewing Ukrainian soldiers in the Donbas, analyse the latest diplomatic news as Emmanuel Macron visits China, and dive into what Finland will bring to NATO in terms of men and materiel.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on TwitterHamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former NATO Commander). @HamishDGB on Twitter.Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor). @SheridanDani on Twitter. James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @JKJourno on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp
06/04/202348 minutes 8 seconds
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Rumours of Ukraine's counter-offensive grow, facial recognition technology in Russia & interview with a Ukrainian architect

Day 405.&nbsp;Today, we bring you updates from Ukraine, discuss the increasing use of facial recognition by Russian security forces &amp; interview a Ukrainian architect about his new project to help Ukrainians rebuild their homes.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on TwitterLena Masri (Investigative &amp; Data Reporter, Reuters). @masrilena on TwitterWith thanks to Slava Balbek of Balbek Bureau. https://www.balbek.com/Here is Lena's special report: https://www.reuters.com/investigates/special-report/ukraine-crisis-russia-detentions/ To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest<
05/04/202358 minutes 8 seconds
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Ukraine intercepts Russian drone strikes, Finland joins NATO and a modern history of Ukrainian art

Day 404.&nbsp;Today, we bring you updates from the front lines, analysis of global oil geopolitics as Saudi Arabia moves away from the US and we interview Ukrainian art historian and journalist Oksana Semenik on the impact of the war on the arts, cultural colonialism and the future of art in Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Melissa Lawford (Economics Reporter). @MelissaLawford on Twitter.With thanks to Oksana Semenik. @ukr_arthistory on Twitter.Read Melissa's long-read article: <a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2023/04/04/why-the-saudis-are-siding-with-putin-to-drive-up-oil-prices/" rel="noopener norefe
04/04/202356 minutes 45 seconds
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Deadly bomb blast in St Petersburg, Ukraine's pilots speak out & Russia pushes on in Bakhmut

Day 403.&nbsp;Today, we bring you updates from the front lines and analyse the café bombing in St Petersburg that killed Russian military blogger Vladlen Tatarsky. Plus, we hear from Defence Editor Danielle Sheridan who’s been interviewing Ukrainian pilots.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor).&nbsp;@SheridanDani on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @Jkjourno on Twitter. To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://ar
03/04/202347 minutes 28 seconds
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Live from Bucha a year after liberation & a Ukrainian athlete's view on Russians in international sport

Day 400. Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, bring you a live report from Bucha one year on from the city’s liberation.Plus we interview Vladyslav Heraskevych, two-time Olympian and Ukrainian skeleton racer on Russian and Belarusian inclusion in International sports.You can read Danielle's piece about Bucha here: Bucha: Colour returns to site of war’s worst atrocities on anniversary of liberationContributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor). @SheridanDani on Twitter.With thanks to Vladyslav Heraskevych, @heraskevych on Twitter. <
31/03/202345 minutes 19 seconds
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Russian troops facing 'slaughter-fest' in Bakhmut & interview with Tom Tugendhat

Day 399.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, discuss the issues faced by Ukrainian refugees in Britain and Dom Nicholls interviews Tom Tugendhat, Minister of State for Security of the United Kingdom.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former British Army colonel, expert on CBRN &amp; Bio Security). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Maria Romanenko (Journalist) @rommari on Twitter.Harriet Marsden (Journalist). @harriet1marsden&nbsp;on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" tar
30/03/20231 hour 51 seconds
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Ukraine repulses attacks in the Donbas and the changing face of Russia's cyber war

Day 398.Today, Brussels Correspondent Joe Barnes brings updates from across the battlefront and we analyse the state of the cyber war with Technology Reporter Gareth Corfield. Plus - why the EU is slapping trade restrictions on countries helping Russia acquire washing machines and used cars?Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Gareth Corfield (Technology Reporter). @GazTheJourno on Twitter. To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/priva
29/03/202347 minutes 32 seconds
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Allied tanks arrive in Ukraine, Russia’s ‘cronies unit’ & Ukrainian women in the armed forces

Day 397.Today, we bring you updates from Ukraine, discuss Russia’s so-called ‘cronies’ unit’ and we hear from Ukrainian sociologist Anna Kvit on the experience of Ukrainian women in the armed forcesContributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent), @jkjourno and editor of the Central Asia &amp; South Caucasus Bulletin - https://thebulletin.news/With thanks to Anna Kvit.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://
28/03/202347 minutes 35 seconds
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Russian occupied cities 'rocked by powerful explosions'

Day 396.Today, we bring you up to date news from across the Battlefront, discuss Russia’s announcement to deploy tactical nuclear weapons to Belarus &amp; analyse a Ukrainian sea-borne attack on Russian ships in Crimea.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="h
27/03/202338 minutes 36 seconds
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Ukrainian children speak of abuse in 're-education camps' & Russia targets humanitarian point in deadly missile strike

Day 393.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, analysis of recent changes in President Zelensky’s cabinet &amp; we discuss the surprise visit of the Prince of Wales to Poland where he met the Polish President &amp; Ukrainian refugees.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.India McTaggart (Royal Correspondent). @indiamctaggart on Twitter.Aliona Hlivco (Political Analyst and former Ukrainian MP). @aliona_hlivco on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:</stron
24/03/202351 minutes 9 seconds
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Russia 'will bomb any country that arrests Putin' & Xi's fateful final words in Moscow

Day 392.Today, we bring you updates from Ukraine, the latest on diplomatic moves across Europe and an interview with Sophia Yan, The Telegraph’s China Correspondent, to get her analysis on President Xi’s visit to Moscow.&nbsp;&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Venetia Rainey (Weekend Foreign Editor). @VenetiaRainey on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Sophia Yan (China Correspondent). @Sophia_Yan on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"
23/03/202350 minutes 25 seconds
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Reporting from the front lines, Poland's military expansion & the truth about British tank shells

Day 391.Today, we bring you updates from across Ukraine, dispel Russian misinformation on British tank rounds &amp; interview Kyiv Independent Reporter Francis Farrell on his time reporting from the front lines across Ukraine.&nbsp;&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former Commanding Officer in the British Army's Tank Regiment).Francis Farrell (Kyiv Independent Reporter). @francisjfarrell on Twitter.With thanks to Matthew Day. @MatthewWarsaw on Twitter.To support our work, subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/u
22/03/20231 hour 11 minutes 36 seconds
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Putin hails "meaningful and frank" talks with Xi & we interview former US National Security Adviser John Bolton

Day 390.Today, we continue to analyse Xi Jinping’s visit to Moscow, bring you the latest from the front lines &amp; Dom Nicholls interviews former US ambassador to the UN &amp; former National security Advisor John Bolton.&nbsp;&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Cali
21/03/202349 minutes 39 seconds
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Xi visits Moscow and Putin is heckled in occupied Mariupol

Day 389.Today, we discuss Chinese President Xi Jinping’s much anticipated visit to Moscow and analyse Vladimir Putin’s weekend visit to Crimea and Mariupol.&nbsp;&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @JKJourno on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at ht
20/03/202343 minutes 59 seconds
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Slovakia to donate fighter jets to Ukraine & how Trump could derail American support

Day 386.Today, we bring you updates from Bakhmut, discuss war crimes in Ukraine with our global health correspondent &amp; interview a former top Republican strategist on the U.S. opinion on the war.&nbsp;&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Harriet Barber (Global Health Correspondent).Stuart Stevens (American political consultant).Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_bl
17/03/20231 hour 1 minute 49 seconds
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Deadly explosion rips through spy agency building in Russia

Day 385.Today, we discuss the deadly fire at an FSB Border Service Department&nbsp;building in Rostov-on-Don, Russia and analyse the recent spate of mutinous videos shared by Russian soldiers. Plus, we explore American strategy in Ukraine and around the world.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Corresponent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.With thanks to Giselle Donnelly, Senior Fellow in Defence and National Security at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI).Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegrap
16/03/202359 minutes 27 seconds
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‘Reckless’ Russian fighter jet brings down US drone over Black Sea

Day 384.Today, we bring you updates from the front line, analyse yesterday’s confrontation between an American drone and Russian jets in the Black Sea and we look again at questions of nuclear escalation.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Hamish De Bretton-Gordon (Former NATO Commander). Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="noopener norefe
15/03/202342 minutes 42 seconds
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Zelensky to meet China's President & Russia “running out of shells”

Day 383.Today, we analyse frontline reports that Russia is running out of shells, discuss whether the current military situation is favourable or unfavourable for Ukraine, cover the news President Xi will talk to Zelensky after the former’s trip to Moscow, and hear more from a conference in Oxford with key figures about the future trajectory of this war.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host).Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to Andrew Byzov.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Ca
14/03/202357 minutes 25 seconds
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Ukrainian partisans strike behind Russian lines & interview with an Oscar-winning director

Day 382.Today, we analyse the latest updates Ukraine, chat to Estonia’s ambassador to the UK &amp; Francis Dearnley interviews an Oscar-winning director about his work in supporting Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).With thanks to Michel Hazanavicius.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info"
13/03/20231 hour 3 minutes 40 seconds
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Ukraine pushes back in Bakhmut & understanding Zelensky's strategic vision for the months ahead

Day 379.Today, we analyse the latest updates from the front line, report on developments in Georgia and Dom Nicholls interviews Ukrainian rock band Antytila.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="
10/03/20231 hour 3 minutes 4 seconds
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Massive missile strikes across Ukraine, Georgian protestors force concessions & behind Russian disinformation

Day 378.Today, we discuss Russia’s massive overnight missile strike on Ukraine and analyse the dramatic developments this week in Georgia. Plus, we interview Kataryna Stepanenko, a Russia analyst the Institute for the Study of War. We speak about Russia’s mobilisation effort, information warfare and understand the numerous pro-Russia telegram groups.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.Read more from James here: https://thebulletin.news/With thanks to Kateryna Stepanenko, @KatStepanenko on Twitter Kateryna Stepanenko is a Russia Analyst at the Institute for the Study of War <a href="https://understandingwar.or
09/03/202356 minutes 29 seconds
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Ukrainian women at war

Day 377.Today, we bring you updates from Bakhmut, discuss the impact of the last year on women in Ukraine &amp; look at the work of international and Ukrainians volunteers on the war-effort across the country.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterAliona Hlivco (Former MP in Ukraine, now senior consultant at Atticus Partners in London), @aliona_hlivco on Twitter Felicity Spector&nbsp;(British Volunteer), @FelicitySpector on Twitter Here are the groups Felicity mentioned in the podcast: https://www.antytila.ua/en/&nbsp;https://www.bakeforukraine.org/&nbsp
08/03/202353 minutes 31 seconds
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Russia's 'Frankenstein' tanks, mutiny in Vuhledar & Ukrainian refugees in Poland

Day 376.Today, we bring you updates from the battlefront, discuss the frankenstein military Russian vehicles that seem to be heading to the front lines &amp; we hear from a Ukrainian in Warsaw on the experiences of Ukrainian refugees in the country. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterHamish de Bretton-Gordon (Former Commander of the First Royal Tank Regiment). @HamishDBG on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to Daria Khrystenko (CARE International). Find out more about CARE International: https://www.careinternati
07/03/20231 hour 34 seconds
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Ukrainian partizans in Kherson, Putin's trolls & catch-up with an undercover volunteer

Day 375Today, we bring you updates from the battlefront as Ukraine fights on in Bakhmut, discuss the activities of Russian trolls and, at the end of&nbsp;today’s panel, we have a catch-up with an undercover volunteer helping supply Ukrainian front-line troops.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterColin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @Colinfreeman99 on Twitter.With thanks to Jessikka Aro. @JessikkaAro on Twitter.Email address to contact our final interviewee: [email protected] "Putin's Trolls: On the Frontlines of Russia's Information War Against the Worlds" here: <a href="https://www.amazon.com/Putins-Trolls-Frontlines-Russias-Information/
06/03/20231 hour 14 minutes 23 seconds
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Bakhmut on the edge & inside Putin's secret palace

Day 372Today, we bring you updates from the front lines in Ukraine as the situation in Bakhmut worsens and analyse the fringe Russian fighters who claim responsibility for raiding border villages in Russia’s Bryansk Oblast. Plus, we get the view from China, as Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko visits Beijing.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).Sophia Yan (China Correspondent).Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy N
03/03/202344 minutes
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Ukraine fights on in Bakhmut & mental health in wartime

Day 371Today, we bring you updates from the front lines in Ukraine and the latest developments in the world of diplomacy.Our guest today is Paul Niland, founder of Lifeline Ukraine, a suicide prevention hotline based in the country,&nbsp;In today’s episode we talk a lot about mental health and specifically issues of dependency, addiction and suicide. We are not experts, if you’re in need of help please do seek professional qualified mental health advice.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterFrancis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Paul Niland.Find out more about Lifeline Ukraine here.If you're in t
02/03/202359 minutes 5 seconds
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Russian pressure builds in Bakhmut & the geopolitical battle for Central Asia

Day 370Today, we bring you updates from the front lines and discuss daily life in Russia after more than a year of the full-scale invasion. Plus, led by Foreign Correspondent James Kilner, we do a deep dive into the Central Asian positions and their shifting stances towards Ukraine, Russia and China.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterFrancis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent and Editor of the Central Asia &amp; South Caucasus Bulletin) @jkjourno on Twitter Read more from James here: https://thebulletin.news/Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="htt
01/03/202351 minutes 21 seconds
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Putin's spy plane blown up by Belarusian partisans & interview with charity supplying Ukraine's frontline soldiers

Day 369.Today, we bring you updates from across Ukraine and the world and we interview Dimko Zhluktenko, the 24-year old founder of Ukrainian charity Dzyga's Paw. The organisation supplies the Ukrainian military with equipment for the front lines. We discuss his experiences in the past year, the challenges he’s faced and the emotional impact of his work where many of the soldiers he’s helping are friends.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterFrancis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Dimko Zhluktenko. @dim0kq on Twitter.Find out more about Dygas Paw Charity: https://dzygaspaw.comSubscribe
28/02/202355 minutes 40 seconds
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Russia stares into a "population abyss" as Putin sends its young men to die

Day 368.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the frontlines and analyse the demographic and economic havoc Russia's invasion is wreaking on its economy and society.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterFrancis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Szu Ping Chan (Economics Reporter). @szupingc on Twitter.Read Szu's article here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2023/02/26/russia-stares-population-abyss-putin-sends-young-men-die/ Watch our anniversary video-special,&nbsp;hosted by Dom, David &amp; Francis:&nbsp;
27/02/202350 minutes 44 seconds
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Putin’s folly: Russia's brutal invasion one year on

The war in Ukraine is reshaping our world. Every weekday since the invasion, the Telegraph's team of experts in London and correspondents on the ground have analysed the conflict for the ‘Ukraine: The Latest’ podcast, combining our reporting with detailed analysis of the war from all angles – military, humanitarian, political, economic, and historical.To mark a year of war, we recorded a special episode of the podcast with its three core presenters – David Knowles, Dominic Nicholls, and Francis Dearnley – to reflect on the last 12 months and to answer questions submitted by listeners. They are joined by Aliona Hlivco, a former Ukrainian MP, and Oksana Zabuzhko, renowned Ukrainian novelist and essayist.With thanks to the Ukrainian Institute, London.This episode was filmed, so if you'd prefer to watch it, you can here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=de
25/02/20231 hour 13 minutes 30 seconds
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365 days since Putin's "barbaric" invasion & China unveils its peace plan

Day 365.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the front lines, discuss China calling for peace talks and reflect on a year of the conflict.&nbsp;Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterFrancis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on TwitterVenetia Rainey (Weekend Foreign Editor). @VenetiaRainey on Twitter. Watch our anniversary video-special,&nbsp;hosted by Dom, David &amp; Francis:&nbsp;https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deTt_pYaLQESubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethel
24/02/202345 minutes 3 seconds
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Fears of Russian false flag attack on Moldova & how to bring war criminals to justice

Day 364.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the front lines and speak to Janine di Giovanni &amp;&nbsp; Nataliya Gumenyuk, co-founders of The Reckoning Project - who collect testimonies across Ukraine to help bring Russian war criminals to Justice. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterFrancis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Janine di Giovanni (@janinedigi) &amp; Nataliya Gumenyuk (@ngumenyuk) from the Reckoning Project.Watch our anniversary video-special, hosted by Dom, David &amp; Francis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=deTt_pYaLQEFind out more about Th
23/02/20231 hour 14 minutes 25 seconds
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Defiant Biden, deep dive on tanks and interview with the UK's Shadow Defence Secretary

Day 364.Today, we do a deep dive on tanks, discuss Biden’s speech in Warsaw &amp; Danielle Sheridan and Dominic Nicholls interview the UK’s Shadow Secretary for Defence, Labour MP John Healey.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Venetia Rainey (Weekend Foreign Editor). @venetiarainey on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterColin Freeman (Foreign Correspondent). @colinfreeman99 on Twitter.Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor). @SheridanDani on Twitter. With thanks to Shadow Secretary for Defence, Labour MP John Healey.Read about the experiences of making Ukraine: The Latest podcast with David Knowles, Dominic Nicholls &amp; Francis Dearnley: <a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/02/22/nightmares-exhaustion-fight-freedom-
22/02/20231 hour 12 minutes 47 seconds
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Putin blames West for starting the War & the latest intelligence on Russia’s faltering offensive

Day 363.Today, we analyse Vladimir Putin’s speech to the nation, look at the most recent intelligence reports on the situation on the ground and discuss Russia’s most recent defeats, including a bloody engagement near Vuhledar.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterFrancis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target
21/02/202358 minutes 32 seconds
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Joe Biden visits Kyiv & what is Alexander Lukashenko thinking?

Day 362.Today, we discuss US President Joe Biden’s momentous visit to Kyiv and look at the stories that came out of the Munich Security conference.Plus, we deep dive into the state of the war across Ukraine’s East and we speak to former Belarusian diplomat Pavel Slunkin about his experiences in 2015 at Minsk and his thoughts on the impact of the invasion on Alexander Lukashenko and Belarus as a whole. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on TwitterDanielle Sheridan (Defence Editor). Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. With thanks to Pavel Slunkin.Listen to Steven Edginton's interview with Richard Kemp on Off Script here: <a href="https://pod.fo/e/166d7c" rel="noopener noreferrer" target=
20/02/20231 hour 8 minutes 59 seconds
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Heavy fighting across Donbas & the Ukrainian experience in Britain

Day 359.Today, we discuss Russia’s latest strikes on Ukraine as the Munich Security conference gets underway.Plus, we talk to Ukrainian journalist Maria Romanenko and her partner Jez Myers about their journey to the UK, work with Ukrainian refugees and the cultural challenges faced by those making Britain their home.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to Maria Romanenko (@rommari on Twitter) and Jez Myers (@jezmyers on Twitter)Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/pri
17/02/202358 minutes 28 seconds
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Balloons spotted over Kyiv & 6,000 children kidnapped by Russia

Day 358.Today, we analyse Russia’s latest strikes on Ukraine, discuss the impact of the six Russian balloons shot down over Kyiv and Francis Dearnley interviews&nbsp;Ben Jones, an election expert specialising in emerging threats to electoral integrity.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to Ben Jones. You can read more about his work on his website – www.bengjones.com – and on his Twitter, @bengjones1.The Yale report into Russia's program for the re-education and adoption of Ukraine's children can be found <a href="https://hub.conflictobservatory.org/portal/apps/sites/#/home/pages/children-camps-1"
16/02/20231 hour 5 minutes 28 seconds
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Russia suffers "almost First World War levels of attrition" & one author's journey into her family's Ukrainian history

Day 357.Today, we get an expert assessment of the current state of the land war in Ukraine with our Associate Editor for Defence, Dom Nicholls. Plus, we interrogate the recent packages of support from Ukraine’s allies and what that means. And finally, we speak to Ukrainian-American Megan Buskey on discovering her grandmother’s story, from the mine’s of the Gulag to leaving the Soviet Union for the USA.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Ben Barry (Senior Research Fellow for Land Warfare at International Institute for Strategic Studies).Megan Buskey (Author and Researcher). @megan_buskey on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest
15/02/202355 minutes 54 seconds
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Ukrainian HIMARS strike in Donbas & Moldova battles Russian interference

Day 356.Today, we hear updates from the NATO / Ramstein meeting in Brussels and analyse accusations from Moldova that Moscow was plotting to violently overthrow the country's pro-European leadership with the help of saboteurs. We also hear from journalist Colin Freeman on the Olena Zelenska foundation &amp; the similarities one Ukrainian soldier found between his experience in the war and the film ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Reporter). @colinfreeman99 on Twitter. With thanks to Dr David Marples.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegr
14/02/20231 hour 8 minutes 14 seconds
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Russia ‘suffering unprecedented casualties’ & the role of Belarus

Day 355.Today, we discuss reports of huge battlefield casualties being suffered on the frontlines, and cover a cluster of significant political updates, including the latest on fighter jets, the destabilisation of the Balkans, the impact of the Turkish earthquake, and the mystery of a Ukrainian reservoir being slowly emptied by Russian forces.Plus, we have part one of a two part interview with Dr David Marples, a professor at the University of Alberta, Canada, who delves deep into the history of Belarus.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host). His Twitter handle is @FrancisDearnleyJoe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent)Nick Squires (Rome Correspondent).With thanks to Dr David Marples.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:
13/02/20231 hour 20 minutes 59 seconds
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Reaction to Russia's major offensive, the loss of Starlink and training Ukrainian soldiers

Day 352.Today, we discuss the missile strikes across Ukraine, the heaviest bombardment since the start of the war. We also hear from Dan Ridley, a former British soldier, about his efforts to train Ukrainian troops. Plus, Dom recounts what it was like to be a "fly on the wall" in Rome with Defence Secretary Ben Wallace as Zelensky visited London.Contributors:Dom Nicholls (Host).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Gareth Corfield (Senior Technology Reporter). @GazTheJourno on Twitter.With thanks to Daniel Ridley, founder of Trident Defence Initiative @TridentDefUKR on Twitter.Read more on Trident Defence Initiative: tridentdefenseinitiative.comSubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatest" rel="noopen
10/02/202356 minutes 51 seconds
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Zelensky in Brussels as Russia attacks in the Donbas

Day 351.Today, we analyse Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to Paris and Brussels, look at the latest military updates from Ukraine and discuss the diplomatic context of the Ukrainian president’s meetings with his European counterparts.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Hamish de Bretton-Gordon (Former British Army Colonel).&nbsp;@HamishDBG on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent) @Barnes_Joe on Twitter). Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_b
09/02/202354 minutes 36 seconds
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"We know freedom will win": Analysing Zelensky's surprise visit to the UK

Day 350.Today, Volodymyr Zelensky addressed British Parliamentarians in a surprise visit to the United Kingdom -&nbsp;In a passionate and eloquent speech, the Ukrainian president paid tribute to Britain’s support for Ukraine,&nbsp; hailed the "strong British character&nbsp; and presented Commons speaker Lindsay Hoyle with a Ukrainian fighter pilot's helmet inscribed with the words ‘ "We have freedom, gives us wings to protect it"Today, we bring you a special Ukraine the Latest recorded minutes after his speech finished, ahead of meeting King Charles in Buckingham Palace.&nbsp;We analyse his address speech, his rhetoric and diplomacy but also the substance of his requests, including an appeal to Ukraine’s allies for jets, he finished his address "I appeal to you and the world with simple and yet most important words: combat aircraft for Ukraine, wings for freedom.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&
08/02/202342 minutes 13 seconds
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Russian troops pour into the East as Ukraine warns of a new offensive

Day 349.Today, we bring you updates from the front lines as Russian reinforcements build-up in the Donbas amid Ukrainian warnings of an upcoming offensive.Plus, we welcome back to the telegraph Gabriella Jozwiak to update us on her work looking at the impact of the war on Ukrainian children.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to Gabriella Jozwiak , @GabriellaJHere are the organisations Gaby spoke about today:Unicef -&nbsp;https://www.unicef.org/emergencies/war-ukrain
07/02/202357 minutes 29 seconds
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Ukraine fights on in "Fortress" Bakhmut & Russia's German spy exposed

Day 348.Today, we bring you updates from the front lines and analyse why Ukraine’s bid for EU membership may be more difficult than it first appears. Plus, we explore how Germany's intelligence agency became a liability for Europe.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.James Crisp (Europe Editor). @JamesCrisp6 on Twitter.With thanks to Yuriy Tokarski, Chief Executive Officer of the U-Hearts Foundation - see more about their work here: https://u-hearts.foundation/ Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethela
06/02/20231 hour 7 minutes 59 seconds
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Russian shells creep closer to Chasiv Yar & deep-dive into France's role in the war

Day 345.Today, we hear from Roland Oliphant who’s on the ground in Donbas as well as exploring Russia's relationship with the history of the Second World War.Plus, Francis Dearnley interviews French journalist Anne-Elisabeth Moutet in a deep-dive on the role of France in this war.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva&nbsp;(Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.With thanks to Anne-Elisabeth MoutetSubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;ukrainepod@telegraph
03/02/202358 minutes 40 seconds
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On the ground after a deadly missile strike & tackling corruption with Ukraine's former Minister for the Economy

Day 344.Today, we hear from Roland Oliphant who is on the ground in Kramatorsk at the scene of a deadly missile strike and we discuss the economy, corruption and Ukrainian society with&nbsp;Tymofiy Mylovanov, KSE President,&nbsp;Associate Professor of the University of Pittsburgh, former minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).With thanks to Tymofiy Mylovanov (KSE President, Associate Professor of the University of Pittsburgh, former minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine) @Mylovanov on TwitterSubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;
02/02/20231 hour 24 seconds
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Dispatch from the Donbas & why the Russian Orthodox Church backs Putin

Day 343.Today, we continue our reporting from the ground in Donbas with Roland Oliphant, bring you diplomatic updates from across the world and discuss the role of the Russian Orthodox Church and its ties to the regime.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to Olga Lautman, analyst and researcher and a Senior Fellow at the Center for European Policy Analysis. @OlgaNYC1211 on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestE
01/02/20231 hour 54 seconds
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Russians close in on gateway to Bakhmut: "the situation is stably f----d"

Day 342.Today, we hear from Roland Oliphant who’s reporting in Donbas, discuss the reticence of Ukraine’s allies to supply F-16 fighter jets and we speak to Ukrainian journalist Svitlana Morenets on her reporting and analysis of Ukrainian politics.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).With thanks to Svitlana Morenets, @SvitMoreSubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="htt
31/01/20231 hour 2 minutes 16 seconds
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Ukraine under pressure in the east & understanding the new president of the Czech Republic

Day 341.Today, we discuss the latest news from Ukraine, analyse the election of the new pro-NATO president of the Czech Republic, Petr Pavel and look at how the full-scale invasion of Ukraine has made geo-political waves across the word.Contributors: David Knowles (Host). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter. Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. James Crisp (Europe Editor). @JamesCrisp6 on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.
30/01/20231 hour 2 minutes 4 seconds
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Poland to send 74 tanks to Ukraine & interview with a volunteer chef in Lviv

Day 338.Today, we analyse the latest updates from the front line, discuss western thinking on Ukraine’s increasingly complex logistical supply train and interview Richard Woodruff, a British volunteer Chef who spent most of 2022 cooking food for Ukrainian soldiers on the front lines at the Front Line kitchen in Lviv.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.With thanks to Richard Woodruff. Follow Front Line Kitchen on Twitter: https://twitter.com/frontlinekit @frontlinekitHere's Front Line Kitchen's borscht recipe: Ingredients: pork (beef, chicken) preferably on the bone - 400 g, cabbage - 400 g, potatoes - 300 g, beetroot - 200 g, carrots - 1-2 pcs., parsley root, parsn
27/01/20231 hour 16 seconds
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The West moves on tanks & understanding Ukraine's 'Unnamed War'

Day 337.Today, we analyse this morning’s new Russian strikes on Ukraine; bring you the latest diplomatic updates from across Europe; and speak to Dominique Arel, Chair of Ukrainian Studies, University of Ottawa.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Associate Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to Professor Dominique Arel and Hope DelongchampSubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener n
26/01/20231 hour 17 minutes 24 seconds
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Germany releases the Leopards

Day 336.Today, we discuss the news that the West is poised to send nearly 200 battle tanks to Ukraine after German Chancellor Olaf Scholz succumbed to weeks of international pressure.Plus, we speak to Marichka Buchelnikova and Stas Olenkchenko, co-founders of Ukraine Explainers. In that conversatiion, we discuss about Ukrainian society, language and concepts of Russian guilty and responsibility.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). @Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter. With thanks to Marichka Buchelnikova and Stas Olenkchenko @uaexplainers&nbsp;on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrai
25/01/202357 minutes 32 seconds
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Russia's propaganda battles & Ukraine's statue wars

Day 335.Today, we bring you updates from the ongoing Leopard II tank story as hopes raise of a breakthrough in deliveries of the vehicles. We hear from Foreign correspondent Colin Freeman who’s been speaking to Ukrainian activists tearing down Russian statues.&nbsp;Plus, Francis Dearnley speaks to Dr Ivana Stradner - an expert on Russia’s propaganda warfare - to examine how the West can fight back against Putin’s disinformation, not just in the english-speaking world, but in Ukraine, Africa and the Balkans.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor)&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Venetia Rainey (Assistant Foreign Editor) @VenetiaRainey on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Reporter).&nbsp;@colinfreeman99 on Twitter.<
24/01/20231 hour 14 minutes 11 seconds
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Germany on the brink of backing down over tank deliveries

Day 334. Today, we bring you the latest developments&nbsp;on the Leopard II saga as Poland says it would seek Berlin's permission to send the German-made tanks to UkraineElsewhere, Roland Oliphant is on the ground in Kyiv and talks us through recent corruption scandals that have made the news in Ukraine. Plus, Dom Nicholls looks at the new Russian commander, General Gerasimov ‘s reported drive to improve day to day discipline by, among other things&nbsp;clamping down on non-regulation haircuts.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host). @djknowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor) @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on TwitterSubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://te
23/01/202353 minutes 4 seconds
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Germany says “nein” at Ramstein & China plays both sides

Day: 331. Today, as the long-awaited Ramstein summit begins, we discuss the very latest political manoeuvrings in Germany and elsewhere – from the latest military donations to Ukraine, to the war of words fast-developing within the European alliance against Russian aggression.Plus, it’s Chinese New Year on Sunday, so an opportune moment to re-focus our attention to a country playing an increasingly important role in the war. We talk again to the Telegraph’s China Correspondent, Sophia Yan.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host) @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Sophia Yan (China Correspondent).Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]
20/01/202354 minutes 50 seconds
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Poland threatens to send tanks without Germany's permission

Day 330.&nbsp;Today, as international pressure builds on Germany for allow countries to send their Leopard tanks to Ukraine, we discuss new announcements of weaponry being sent to Kyiv by Western countries, and what it means for have one Prime Minister threatening to send the tanks without German permission.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host) @FrancisDearnley on Twitter. Dom Nicholls (Host).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to our guest, Dr Thomas Clausen.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer"
19/01/202354 minutes 34 seconds
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Helicopter crashes on Kyiv and what happened to London’s oligarchs?

Day 329.&nbsp;Today, we discuss the most recent events in Ukraine and around the world with Senior Foreign Correspondent Roland Oliphant, live from Ukraine, and special correspondent Mick Brown who has written about Russian oligarchs and the effect of sanctions on their lavish London lifestyles.Contributors:Dom Nicholls (Host).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).Mick Brown (Special Correspondent).Aliona Hlivko (Former Ukrainian MP).Read Mick's story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2023/01/14/russian-oligarch-mansion-chelsea-london-sanctions-roman-abramovich/Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.
18/01/20231 hour 13 seconds
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Exclusive interview with former head of RAF Intelligence Edward Stringer

Day 328.&nbsp;Today, further to our usual updates, we feature an exclusive, in-depth interview with Former Air Marshal Edward Stringer – former head of Britain’s Air Warfare Centre and of the MoD's department to design the future armed forces – to discuss the logical and strategic context of the war, at this vital moment.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to Edward Stringer. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California P
17/01/20231 hour 9 minutes 29 seconds
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Britain to send Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine as Russia strikes Dnipro

Day 327. Today, we cover the deadly Russian strike on an apartment block in Dnipro in central Ukraine that killed dozens of men, women, and children. Plus, we look at the extraordinary news on Saturday that Britain will send Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine, and ask whether this is a turning point in Western support for the Ukrainian war effort.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor). @DomNicholls on Twitter.James Kilner (Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph: telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethelatestEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com
16/01/20231 hour 7 minutes 28 seconds
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Soledar “falls to Russia” & delivering humanitarian aid to the front line

Day 324.Today,&nbsp;we reflect on the breaking news regarding the Russian defence ministry claims that it has captured the town of Soledar in what would be their first breakthrough in months.Plus, we interview British volunteer Jack Ross, founder of the charity Vans without Borders, who has been delivering aid to isolated areas in Ukraine.Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host). @ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Jack Ross. @vansnoborders on Twitter.Support Vans without Borders: https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/new-van-for-vans-without-bordersSubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;<a href="http://telegraph.co.uk/ukrainethel
13/01/202349 minutes 28 seconds
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Putin replaces Sergei Surovikin & the power of Russian propaganda

Day 323.Today, Dominic Nicholls and Francis Dearnley discuss yet another significant 24 hours in the military and diplomatic space, including the removal of General Sergei Surovikin as commander of Russian forces, and further developments on the vital question of tank deliveries to Ukraine.Plus, Francis interviews Dr Jade McGlynn about the tangled ways in which the war is tied up with Russian national identity.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to Dr Jade McGlynn.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;https://telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https:/
12/01/20231 hour 9 minutes 7 seconds
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Confusion over Russian advances & what defeat would mean for Putin

Day 322.Today, Dominic Nicholls and Francis Dearnley discuss the latest significant news in the military and diplomatic spheres – including possible Russian advances.Plus we ask three experts for their insights on three different outcomes of the war for Russia, and what different outcomes would mean for the future of the country.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;https://telegraph.co.uk/audioListen to Choppers Politics podcast, hosted by Christopher Hope: playpodca.st/chopperListen to Off Script podcast</str
11/01/202359 minutes 22 seconds
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Britain's decision on sending tanks to Ukraine & Kyiv's comedy circuit

Day 321.Today, we reflect on the news Britain has not yet made a final decision on whether to send tanks to Ukraine and hear how Kyiv’s comedy circuit has evolved over the last 11 months.Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host). @ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Anton Tymoshenko. @_Tymoshenko on TwitterSubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;https://telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https:/
10/01/202353 minutes 55 seconds
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Weapons, tanks and military aid: analysing the latest donations to Ukraine

Day 320.Today, we examine claims by Moscow that a Russian missile killed 600 Ukrainian soldiers in Kramatorsk.And, as Britain considers sending Challenger 2 battle tanks to Ukraine, we analyse the latest weapons, tanks and military aid pledged by the country's allies.Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host). @ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;@Barnes_Joe on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;https://telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="http
09/01/202358 minutes 51 seconds
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Putin’s “ceasefire” and Ukraine’s healthcare battle

Day 317.Today, following the news that Putin has offered Ukraine a temporary “ceasefire”, we discuss the possible motivations for such an offer, and whether everything is as it seems.And we hear of the challenges faced, and ensuing resilience and adaptability, shown by doctors and healthcare workers in Ukraine’s hospitals, in an interview with public health expert Oksana Pyzik.Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host). @ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to Oksana Pyzik.Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;https://telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail:&nbsp;[email protected]<
06/01/202354 minutes 18 seconds
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Ukraine receives armoured cars and high-tech artillery shells from the West

Day 316.Today, we discuss the latest donations of weapons and armoured cars from the West to Ukraine. Plus, the latest from the Wagner group prison conscripts, who were recruited to fight for the Russian Army. Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host). @ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Natalia Vasileyva (Russia Correspondent). Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). Listen to the full interview with Brooks Newmark on Choppers Politics Podcast: playpodca.st/chopperSubscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;https://telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at http
05/01/202350 minutes 35 seconds
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Moscow's losses mount following HIMARS attack & the vital role of Crimea

Day 315.&nbsp;Today, as details of Ukraine’s attack in Makiivka continue to unfurl, we consider what the response on Russian social media may tell us about Moscow’s next move.Plus, we’re joined by guest Dr Rory Finnin, a specialist on Crimea, to discuss the critical role the peninsula seems destined to play in the months, and years, ahead.Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host). @ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to Dr Rory Finnin. Subscribe to The Telegraph:&nbsp;https://telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="htt
04/01/20231 hour 11 minutes 33 seconds
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Ukraine destroys Russian barracks with deadly HIMARS attack & predictions for 2023

Day 314.&nbsp;Today, we discuss Moscow’s reaction following Ukraine’s deadly New Year’s Eve HIMARS attack which battered a temporary deployment base in the town of Makiivka, killing at least 63. Plus, we consider the state of geopolitics as 2023 begins.Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host). @ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Subscribe to The Telegraph: https://telegraph.co.uk/audioEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/pri
03/01/202343 minutes
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Stories from the Ukrainian Welcome Centre

Today, in a special episode, we hear a constellation of voices from a special concert hosted at the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Mayfair, London, in support of the Ukrainian Welcome Centre, who have been at the forefront helping Ukrainians in Britain displaced by the War.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Yuliya Trishkeu (Soprano, Ealing Symphony Orchestra).Kenneth Nowakowski (Bishop of the Ukrainian Cathedral in London).Andray Marchenko (Director of the Ukrainian Welcome Centre).Find out more: Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral: www.ucc-gb.com.&nbsp;Ukrainian Welcome Centre: www.ukrainianwelcomecentre.org.Ealing Symphony Orchestra: <a href="https://www.ea
02/01/202320 minutes 26 seconds
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Putin announces state visit by China's Xi Jinping & 100 years since the birth of the Soviet Union

Day 310.&nbsp;Today, as Putin announces that China's leader Xi Jinping will be visiting Russia in the New Year, we discuss what this meeting means for the war in Ukraine. Plus, we reflect on the 100 year anniversary of the birth of the Soviet Union and what it can tell us about the current conflict.Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host). @ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Daniel Capurro (Senior Reporter and History Correspondent). @CapurrodDaniel on Twitter.Read: Vladimir Putin expects ‘dear friend’ Xi Jinping to make Moscow state visit, by
30/12/202257 minutes 48 seconds
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Russia bombards Ukraine with 130 missiles & Odesa dismantles statue of Catherine the Great

Day 309.&nbsp;Today, we discuss a continued barrage of missiles on civilian infrastructure from Russia,&nbsp;talk about the Kremlin using the offer of free IVF to persuade more people to join the military&nbsp;and consider the dismantling of the Catherine the Great monument in Odessa.&nbsp;Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;@ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Venetia Rainey (Assistant Foreign Editor). @venetiarainey on Twitter.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Read:&nbsp;Russians fighting in Ukraine can freeze sperm for free, by Nataliya VasilyevaEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privac
29/12/202229 minutes 55 seconds
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Cocktails and Revolutions

Day 308. Today, we discuss the concept of a Russian Union State, and we’re joined by former MP Aliona Hlivco to consider the 2014 Revolution of Dignity and talk about the origin of the Zelensky cocktail.&nbsp;Contributors:Dominic Nicholls (Host).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to Aliona Hlivco.&nbsp;@aliona_hlivco on Twitter.Read: Introducing the Zelensky Cocktail, a drink as strong and refreshing as Ukraine’s leader, by Dominic NichollsEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-n
28/12/202258 minutes 48 seconds
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The life & times of Taras Shevchenko (part 2)

Over the Christmas week we’re doing things a little differently. Today is the second part of a special two part podcast on the life and works of Ukrainian poet, writer and artist, Taras Shevchenko.In the last episode, we heard about the historical period in which the young Shevchenko grew up. We heard about the boy who was born a serf but went to St Petersburg for his education.Lyubov spoke about his poetry and ended the episode with his arrest by the Tsarist powers. That’s where we pick up his story.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Lyubov Tarashchuk (Researcher at the Taras Shevchenko Museum in Kyiv).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-s
27/12/202224 minutes 42 seconds
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The life & times of Taras Shevchenko (part 1)

Over the Christmas week we’re doing things a little differently. Today is the first part of a special two part podcast on the life and works of Ukrainian poet, writer and artist, Taras Shevchenko.Shevchenko’s life is a fascinating story. Born in serfdom in 1814, he died in 1861 in St Petersburg. His life&nbsp;is one of incredible creativity, artistic talent and gives us a fascinating glimpse back into 19th century Ukrainian history at a time when the Russian Empire was in its heyday.&nbsp;Understanding him, his life and his impact on Ukrainian culture, should help us better contemporary modern Ukraine and that is what this two part podcast will try and do.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Lyubov Tarashchuk (Researcher at the Taras Shevchenko Museum in Kyiv).Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel
26/12/202242 minutes 31 seconds
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Car bomb in Melitopol and comparing Churchill and Zelensky

Day 303.&nbsp;Today, we discuss the Russian destruction of the ruined theatre in Mariupol, look at the recent car bomb in Melitopol and compare Zelensky’s trip to Washington to Winston Churchill’s visit to the White House at the height of the second world war in December 1941. Plus we hear from the charity Lumos about the work they are doing to help children in Ukraine. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Daniel Capurro (Senior Reporter). @CapurrodDaniel on Twitter. Claire Hubble (Co-host). @byclairehubble on Twitter.With thanks to Galina Bulat and Freya Paleit from Lumos. @lumos on Twitter. Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener nore
23/12/20221 hour 6 minutes 43 seconds
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Zelensky's triumphant US visit, Patriot missiles and the reaction in Russia

Day 302.&nbsp;Today, we discuss all the news and reaction to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s visit to Washington, analyse the new military aid package announced by the United States and we look in detail at Russia’s reaction to the Biden and Zelensky meeting.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor). &nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Natalia Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at
22/12/202242 minutes 16 seconds
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Russia rages as Zelensky visits Washington & understanding Crimea

Day 301.&nbsp;Today, we discuss President Zelenky’s upcoming visit to Washington and we speak to Ukrainian blogger and Tiktok creator Kseniia Solodukhina about Crimea, misinformation and hope for the future.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Kseniia Solodukhina, you can find Kseniia on Twitter, Youtube and Tiktok @xenasoloSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
21/12/202251 minutes 27 seconds
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Zelensky visits Bakhmut & Ukraine’s literary scene in wartime

Day 300.&nbsp;Today, we discuss Zelensky's visit to war torn Bakhmut, Putin's meeting with Alexander Lukashenko and unpack Ukraine's literary scene with our guest today is Bohdana Neborak, a journalist &amp; culture manager.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.With thanks to Bohdana Neborak, @BohdanaNeborakSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
20/12/202252 minutes 30 seconds
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Ukraine, Russia & NATO: interview with Sir Tony Radakin

Day 299.&nbsp;Today,&nbsp;we have an in depth interview conducted by our Associate Editor Dominic Nicholls with Admiral Sir Tony Radakin, the head of the UK Armed Forces. Contributors:David Knowles( Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to Sir Tony Radakin.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
19/12/202249 minutes 42 seconds
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Putin planning another offensive on Kyiv & the ordeal of freed prisoner Aiden Aslin

Day 296. Today,&nbsp;as Moscow launches yet more strikes in Kyiv and Kharkiv,&nbsp;we discuss suggestions by Ukraine's top commander that Russia is plotting another offensive on Kyiv.Plus,&nbsp;Senior Foreign Correspondent Roland Oliphant recalls his interview with Aiden Aslin, the dual British and Ukrainian volunteer marine who was captured by Russian forces while fighting in Mariupol.&nbsp;Read: Aiden Aslin on life in Russian prison: 'He said he’d stabbed me. I just went into survival mode', by Roland Oliphant. Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;@ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp
16/12/202254 minutes 56 seconds
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Russia hit by another mysterious blaze & Germany's foreign policy strategy unveiled

Day 295.Today, after two people were killed and five injured at a fire at an oil refinery,&nbsp;we discuss the unusually frequent blazes ripping through shopping malls, factories and other facilities in Russia.Plus, in the second half of today’s episode,&nbsp;Francis Dearnley interviews Dr Thomas Clausen, a historian who works for a liberal think tank in Berlin, on recent developments with chancellor Olaf Scholz and Germany’s relationship with Ukraine. Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;@ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.With thanks to Dr Thomas Clausen. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notic
15/12/202255 minutes 4 seconds
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US pledges state of the art Patriot missiles to Ukraine & new sanctions hit Russia

Day 294.Today, as it’s claimed Ukraine shot down 13 so-called kamikaze drones that targeted the capital, we hear how more support is coming from abroad.&nbsp;&nbsp;Plus, we&nbsp;are joined again by our Brussels Correspondent Joe Barnes, who reflects on seeing the liberation of Kherson, and a speech from President Zelensky, firsthand.Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;@ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art
14/12/202258 minutes 32 seconds
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Russia forced to use 40-year-old rockets & the best books about the invasion

Day 293.Today, we hear details of Ukraine’s reported strike on a bridge in Russian-occupied Melitopol&nbsp;and discuss claims&nbsp;Moscow is turning to decades-old ammunition with high failure rates as it burns through its stockpiles.Plus - with the year drawing to a close, many of us might be finding ourselves with extra time to sink our teeth into some new reading material. We hear three Telegraph journalists’ recommendations for books that provide context, reflection and analysis on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.&nbsp;Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;@ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Reporter &amp; Author). @
13/12/202253 minutes 40 seconds
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Riot brewing in Russian-occupied Mariupol & analysing Surovikin

Day 292.Today, we discuss reports that Ukrainian armed forces have destroyed the Wagner Group’s headquarters in Luhansk,&nbsp;and analyse the influence of Putin's new 'General Armageddon’, Sergey Surovikin.Plus – the human cost of this war grows by the day. But what about pets Ukrainians were forced to leave behind? David Knowles speaks to the CEO of the U-hearts foundation, whose organisation cares for animals misplaced due to the invasion of Ukraine.Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;@ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @JKJourno on Twitter.With thanks to Yuriy Tokarski, CEO of the U-Hearts Foundation.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener nore
12/12/202248 minutes 31 seconds
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Analysing the opening months of the war & Brittney Griner swapped for Russian arms dealer

Day 289.Today, we discuss the fierce fighting taking place on the battlefront&nbsp;and explore what the prisoner swap involving American basketball star Brittney Griner means for US- Russia relations.Plus, we take a closer look at the report from the Royal United Services Institute, the UK’s oldest defence and security think tank, into what conflict in Ukraine teaches us about the future of warfare. Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;@ByClaireHubble on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on Twitter. Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.
09/12/202247 minutes 11 seconds
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How British farming vehicles are being turned into Ukrainian rocket launchers

Day 288.Today,&nbsp;we discuss the latest updates from the battlefront, explore how old British farming vehicles are being turned into Ukrainian rocket launchers and we analyse Vladimir Putin’s latest speech .Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Freelance Journalist).Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Reporter).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
08/12/202252 minutes 8 seconds
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Third Russian airfield set ablaze and using lessons from WW2 on the war today

Day 287.Today,&nbsp;we discuss the updates from Ukraine and around the world, and with our History Correspondent Daniel Capurro, look at the invasion of Ukraine in the light of the Second World War.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Venetia Rainey (Assistant Foreign Editor). @VenetiaRainey on Twitter.Daniel Capurro (History Correspondent &amp; Senior Reporter). @CapurrodDaniel on Twitter.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info</
07/12/202247 minutes 25 seconds
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Further strikes inside Russia & military deep dive on Ukraine

Day 286.Today,&nbsp;we discuss the updates from Ukraine, the latest on developments around nuclear threats and sabre-rattling and we interview John Spencer, author of The Mini-Manual for the Urban Defender. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Hamish de Bretton-Gordon (Former British Army colonel, expert on CBRN). Find out more about Hamish' app here: https://www.thomsonfoundation.org/latest/new-safety-course-for-ukrainian-journalists/?utm_source=social&amp;utm_medium=twitter&amp;utm_campaign=nuclearWith thanks to John Spencer. Read his mini manual here: <a href="https://www.
06/12/20221 hour 1 minute 40 seconds
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Explosions at Russian air bases & the oil price cap comes into force

Day 285.Today,&nbsp;we discuss the diplomatic fallout between Paris &amp; Kyiv; analyse the Russian oil price cap that comes into effect today; and hear from our Global Health Reporter Harriet Barber on sexual violence in Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.Trigger warning: the interview with Harriet contains descriptions of sexual violence that some listeners may find distressing. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Szu Chan (Economics Reporter). Arthur Scott-Geddes (Assistant Foreign Editor). Harriet Barber (Global Health Reporter).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy
05/12/202254 minutes 16 seconds
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Diplomatic moves heat up as Macron visits Biden & understanding US aid to Ukraine

Day 282.Today, we discuss the latest from Ukraine; get an update from Latvia and the Baltic states; and we speak to Luke Coffey, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, on US geopolitical interests, strategy and military support for Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter. With thanks to Luke Coffey,&nbsp;Senior Fellow on National Security and Defence at the Hudson Institute in Washington D.C&nbsp;&nbsp;Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and Califo
02/12/20221 hour 4 minutes 39 seconds
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Business in Darkness: how Ukraine's companies are battling to keep the lights on

Day 281.Today, we bring you the latest updates from the front and discuss the ongoing impact of the war on Ukrainian businesses, small and large, as they battle to stay open under the threat of missile strikes and Winter.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNichollsWith thanks to Alina Horbenko &amp;&nbsp;Daryna Sydorenko from the TDC Center. To find out more, head to https://tdcenter.org/See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
01/12/202248 minutes 14 seconds
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NATO meets in Bucharest & interview with Alona Shevchenko

Day 280.&nbsp;Today, we bring you updates from across the continent as NATO meets in Bucharest and discuss Kazakhstan's President’s visit to Moscow. Plus, we speak to Alona Shevchenko, lead at Ukraine DAO and Kyiv tech summit, about crypto, fundraising and her trips back to Ukraine.&nbsp;Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host). @DJKnowles22 on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter.With thanks to Alona Shevchenko, @cryptodrftng@on Twitter.Details: Ukraine DAO - https://linktr.ee/ukrainedaoKyiv Tech Summit - https://www.kyivtechsummit.com/Alona Shevchenko - https://linktr.ee/alona_ukrainedaoEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="
30/11/202236 minutes 13 seconds
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Russia abandons battalion tactical groups & interview with Orysia Lutsevych

Day 279.&nbsp;Today, Kyiv braces for more Russian strikes on infrastructure, we analyse the latest remarks on the invasion from Pope Francis, and discuss the extraordinary story of the Zambian student who was killed on the front lines in Ukraine, fighting for Russia.&nbsp;We also speak to Orysia Lutsevych,&nbsp;Head @CHUkraineForum at Chatham House in London, about NATO and the war, Russia’s proxy use of NGOs and contemporary Ukrainian politics.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;@RolandOliphant on Twitter.With thanks to Orysia Lutsevych, @Orysiaua on Twitter. Email:&nbsp;podcasts@telegraph.
29/11/20221 hour 9 minutes 23 seconds
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Analysing Ukraine's new drone navy in the Black Sea

Day 278.&nbsp;Today, we bring you the latest military and diplomatic updates from the invasion of Ukraine and we analyse the rise of Ukraine’s maritime drone forces that’s challenging the Russian fleet in the Black Sea.&nbsp;Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). @RolandOliphant on Twitter.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-
28/11/202258 minutes
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Ukraine defiant as emergency services battle to restore power

Day 275.&nbsp;Today, as his time in Ukraine draws to a close, we talk to Freelance journalist Sergio Olmos in Kyiv about life under bombardment and the spirit of determination seen in cafés and on street corners. We also discuss recent remarks by Angela Merkel about Germany's response to the invasion and - to mark 9 months since the start of the full-scale invasion - we reflect on the conflict’s major turning points so far.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Sergio Olmos (Freelance Journalist).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and
25/11/20221 hour 13 minutes 19 seconds
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Power outages across Ukraine, US military aid unpacked & how Central Asia is moving away from Russia

Day 274.&nbsp;Today, amid freezing cold conditions we have the latest updates on the power outages across Ukraine after massive Russian strikes. We also discuss the latest US military aid package and look in detail at a grumpy CSTO meeting in Yerevan, Armenia, in the context of Russia’s fast declining influence in Central Asia. Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). @jkjourno on Twitter. Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy
24/11/202259 minutes 35 seconds
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Live from Kyiv as Ukraine endures further Russian air strikes

Day 273.&nbsp;Today, we discuss the Russian strikes across Ukraine that have killed civilians and left regions without power as the Ukrainian Winter bites. We also discuss Putin’s turn to the Arctic, new revelations from former PM Boris Johnson and the detail of the most recent British military aid offering to Ukraine. Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Venetia Rainey (Assistant Foreign Editor). Alina Polyakova (Managing Editor of Ukrainska Pravda). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="n
23/11/202252 minutes 18 seconds
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Ukraine freezes after Russian strikes & remembering Euromaidan

Day 272.&nbsp;Today, as temperatures in Kyiv drop below freezing we discuss Russian war crimes; the EU’s new assistance package to Ukraine; and the memory and legacy of Euromaidan, which started just over 9 years ago.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;@FrancisDearnley on Twitter.With thanks to Victoria Amelina. @vamelinaSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
22/11/202257 minutes 2 seconds
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Heavy shelling in Donbas and interview with an undercover volunteer supplying the front lines

Day 271.&nbsp;Today, we discuss the latest updates from across Ukraine; hear from our Foreign Correspondent Colin Freeman who’s been on the ground looking at the Torture Chambers in Kherson; we interview a volunteer about the challenges supplying Ukrainian troops fighting on the front line.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). @FrancisDearnley on Twitter.Colin Freeman (Reporter).And the email address for the organisation of the volunteer we interviewed is [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="noop
21/11/20221 hour 7 minutes 15 seconds
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Russia digs trenches far behind the front lines as Ukraine shivers after the first snowfall of Winter

Day 268.&nbsp;Today, we discuss Russia digging trenches far back from the front lines. This follows the news that more than 10 million Ukrainians were without electricity last night after Russia again pounded the country's energy infrastructure.&nbsp;And we hear how Russian state television has evolved to deal with Ukraine’s success on the battlefield.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;@DJKnowles22 on Twitter.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;@DomNicholls on Twitter. Hamish de Bretton-Gordon (Former British Army Colonel). @HamishDBG on TwitterNatalia&nbsp;Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). @Nat_Vasilyeva on Twitter. Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy
18/11/202245 minutes 24 seconds
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Dozens of torture victims' bodies discovered in Kherson

Day 267.&nbsp;Today, as the bodies of 63 torture victims are discovered in the newly liberated Kherson region, we discuss the challenges of recording war crimes within arm’s reach of the front line. Contributors:&nbsp;Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.James Crisp (Europe Editor). Sergio Olmos (Freelance Journalist)Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
17/11/202247 minutes 46 seconds
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Missile strike in Poland and understanding democracy in Ukraine

Day 266.&nbsp;Today, we analyse the news of a missile strike in Poland, close to the Ukrainian border, discuss the diplomatic moves made at the G20 in Indonesia and we interview Dr Olga Onuch about Ukrainian politics, society &amp; democracy.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).With thanks to Dr Olga Onuch.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art1
16/11/20221 hour 21 minutes 46 seconds
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Inside liberated Kherson & the war's impact on Ukraine's children

Day 265.&nbsp;Today, we hear from Foreign Correspondent Joe Barnes who was at the scene when President Zelensky visited the liberated city of Kherson just yesterday. We also speak to freelance journalist Gabriella Jozwiak, who’s been looking at the impact of the invasion on the children of Ukraine.&nbsp;Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). Follow Joe on Twitter @Barnes_JoeGabriella Jozwiak&nbsp;(Freelance Journalist). Follow Gabriella on Twitter @GabriellaJ.Hero's reception for Zelensky as he hails Kherson liberation as
15/11/20221 hour 7 minutes 52 seconds
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How Ukraine liberated Kherson & what happens next?

Day 264.&nbsp;Today, we look at the Ukrainian liberation of Kherson in more tactical and strategic detail and we ask the question, with Winter fast approaching, what happens now?&nbsp;Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Roland Oliphant (Senior Reporter).&nbsp;Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Dominic Nicholls (Associate Editor). Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
14/11/202248 minutes 41 seconds
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Ukraine advances on Kherson as Russia flees & inside the politics of the Kremlin

Day 261.&nbsp;Today, Ukrainian soldiers are warmly welcomed to Kherson city amid jubilant scenes marking the end of more than eight months of Russian occupation.&nbsp;Pictures of Ukrainian flags being raised in the centre of the city are being posted on social media a month after Vladimir Putin claimed sovereignty over the Kherson region in southern Ukraine.The Kremlin insisted Kherson was still part of Russia after announcing it had withdrawn all its troops and equipment from the city in the early hours of Friday.And we talk to author and historian Owen Matthews to hear his view on the origins of the conflict, the shifting politics inside the Kremlin and the possible future, after another Ukrainian victory.&nbsp;Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Roland Oliphant (Senior Reporter).&nbsp;Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.</e
11/11/20221 hour 7 minutes 56 seconds
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Putin orders retreat from Kherson. Ukrainian victory or Russian trap?

Day 260. Today, after Russia announces its retreat from Kherson city, we discuss the implications of what some are calling the most significant moment in the war since the Ukrainian counteroffensive began.&nbsp;But is this really the triumph it appears - a damning defeat for Russian forces? Or is there more to it than meets the eye?Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Roland Oliphant (Senior Reporter). Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). Follow Joe on Twitter @Barnes_Joe.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy No
10/11/202251 minutes 56 seconds
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The rise of Russian fascism

Day 259.Today, we discuss updates from across the war zone; analyse the latest diplomatic news from the U.S. and Europe; and we speak about the rise and development of Russian fascism with historian Dr Ian Garner.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.With thanks to Dr Ian Garner. Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info</a
09/11/202250 minutes 58 seconds
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The Wagner Group emerges from the shadows & examining Russia’s defences

Day 258.Today, we discuss the brutal fighting in the centre of Ukraine; analyse the emergence from the shadows of Yevgeny Prigozhin and his mercenary army, the Wagner group; and Dom Nicholls takes us through the principles of a good defence as the Russian army digs-in, in the South. Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent). Follow James on Twitter @jkjourno.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.c
08/11/202253 minutes 4 seconds
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Analysing the air war over Ukraine

Day 257.Today, as well as the latest updates from Ukraine, we look at the story of how the citizens of Kryvyi&nbsp;Rih saved their city from Russian forces in the early days of the invasion and dive into the issues facing both sides in the air war and ask what the West needs to do to support Ukraine.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).Dr Justin Bronk (Senior Research Fellow, RUSI).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-no
07/11/202258 minutes 55 seconds
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Russian strikes leave millions without power & interview with a Ukrainian soldier

Day 254.Today, we bring you the latest news from Kherson &amp; discuss what the suspected deployment of Russian ‘barrier troops’ (that’s troops from your own side that shoot you if you run away) means for Russia’s fighting ability and morale.Plus, we unpack the impact of Elon Musk's Twitter takeover and what that could mean on the war against disinformation.And finally, David interviews Ievgenni&nbsp;Slavnyi, a lieutenant in the Armed Forces of Ukraine - Eugene was a journalist for many years and joined up at the outbreak of Russia’s full scale invasion.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.With thanks to Ievgenni&nbsp;Slavnyi.</p
04/11/20221 hour 15 minutes 26 seconds
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Russia under pressure in Kherson & German attitudes to the invasion

Day 253.Today we discuss some of the early news filtering out of Kherson, worrying news from the ZNPP and we look closer at recent stories from Germany with Dr Thomas Clausen.&nbsp;It’s worth noting that some of the stories we discuss at the beginning of the episode are fast moving and unfolded as we were recording today, we’ll bring you more information tomorrow.&nbsp; Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Natalia Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). Follow Natalia on Twitter @Nat_Vasilyeva.With thanks to Dr Thomas Clausen. Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19
03/11/202256 minutes 57 seconds
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Russia re-enters grain deal & we analyse the future of Ukraine's energy security

Day 252.Today we look at the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss Russia’s re-entry into the Grain Deal and analyse the impact of the war on European, Ukrainian and Russian energy security and resilience. Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.With thanks to Dionis Cenusa.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/11/202243 minutes 34 seconds
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Putin's 'Unconventional Warfare', the U.S. midterm elections & the raid on Sevastopol

Day 251.&nbsp;Today we discuss the impact of Russia’s strikes on energy and civilian infrastructure, preview the American mid term elections a week before the US goes to the polls and reflect further on the daring attack on the Russian Black Sea fleet in Sevastopol.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).Rozina Sabur (Washington Editor).Hamish de Bretton-Gordon (Former commander of UK &amp; NATO CBRN Forces).Email: [email protected]&nbsp;to&nbsp;"The Red Wave" a new podcast from the Telegraph.See Privacy Policy at htt
01/11/20221 hour 4 minutes 14 seconds
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Ukraine targets the Black Sea Fleet, Russian missile strikes hit cities and grain deal in jeopardy

Day 250. Today, we discuss Monday morning’s massive missile strikes against Ukrainian cities that left thousands of people without electricity and water, analyse the impact of Russia’s exit from the Black Sea Grain Deal and report on the Ukrainian attack on the Black Sea Fleet on Saturday.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Katie O'Neill (Assistant Foreign Editor). Follow Katie on Twitter @_Katie__ONeill.With thanks to Mykhail Savva, from the Center for Civil Liberties in Kyiv. Follow the center on Twitter at @ccl_ua.If you'd like to look at the 'Map of enforced disappearances' mentioned by Mykhail during his interview, you can do so here: https://ccl.
31/10/20221 hour 2 minutes 26 seconds
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Life in blackouts & why Russia has stolen the bones of Grigory Potemkin

Day 247.&nbsp;Today, we speak to Anna Virtsan, a Kyiv native and previous guest on the podcast about how people in the city are living through the blackouts caused by Russian drone and missile strikes. Plus, we discuss the news that Russian troops have stolen the bones of Grigory Potemkin, the 18th-century prince, from a grave in Kherson.&nbsp;&nbsp;Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Daniel Capurro (Senior Reporter).&nbsp;Follow Daniel on Twitter @CapurrodDanielFrancis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.With thanks to Anna Virtsan.Email:&nbsp;[email protected]&nbsp;to&nbsp;"How To B
28/10/202242 minutes 24 seconds
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Putin simulates a nuclear strike & what is Xi Jinping really thinking?

Day 246.&nbsp;Today, we discuss Russia’s nuclear strike simulations overseen by President Putin; look at how the Russian state is tightening the screw on dissenters; and our China correspondent, Sophia Yan, gives her take on Xi Jinping’s approach to the conflict, after months of looking into his life story.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @DjKnowles22.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Nataliya on Twitter @Nat_Vasilyeva.Sophia Yan (China Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Sophia on Twitter @Sophia_Yan.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] to "<s
27/10/202242 minutes 26 seconds
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Russian anti-war protesters blow up key railway line to Belarus and we're live in Kyiv

Day 245.&nbsp;Today, we investigate what appears to be growing internal opposition to Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, get the latest from the ongoing battle for Kherson and hear from our reporter on the ground in Kyiv, where life continues under constant threat of missile strikes.Contributors:&nbsp;Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;Follow Claire on Twitter @byclairehubbleDom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Joe Barnes (Reporter).&nbsp;Follow Joe on Twitter @Barnes_Joe.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at
26/10/202251 minutes 29 seconds
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‘Our captors electrocuted us – and they liked the job’ - what life was like for two American POWs captured by Russia

Day 244. Today, we talk about the latest tactical updates from the front, look at the debate in the Democratic Party in the United States on the country’s support for Ukraine, and we hear the shocking account of life in Russian captivity from Colin Freeman who interviewed two recently released American volunteers, who were captured by Russian forces.Today's episode contains descriptions of torture.Read Colin's interview here: ‘Our Russian captors electrocuted us – and they liked the job’Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). Follow Francis on Twitter @Fr
25/10/202256 minutes 45 seconds
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The looming counterattack on Kherson, 'dirty bomb' fears & the energy crisis in Germany's industrial heartlands

Day 243.Today, Russia attempts to form a militia in Kherson while evacuating much of its forces from the city, we discuss the warnings of a ‘dirty bomb’ attack &amp; we hear from our Senior Economics reporter, who’s just back from a reporting trip to Germany, to hear how sanctions and the energy crisis are affecting German industry and support for Ukraine.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Eir Nolsoe (Senior Economics Reporter). Follow Eir on Twitter @eirnolsoe.Hamish de Bretton-Gordon (former British Army colonel, expert on CBRN) Follow Hamish on Twitter @HamishDBG.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_blank"
24/10/20221 hour 5 minutes 21 seconds
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Missiles rain down on key cities as Ukraine warns of threat to hydroelectric dam near Kherson

Day 240Today, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky accuses Russia of planting mines at a hydroelectric dam in near Kherson, we look in detail at the the diplomacy and technicalities of the September run in a British spy plane had with Russian fighter jets and we talk about what life is like for a soldier in Winter.&nbsp;Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-i
21/10/202258 minutes 41 seconds
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On the ground in Kherson and what does the resignation of Liz Truss mean for British support for Ukraine

Day 239Today, Francis Dearnley and David Knowles speak to Journalist Sergio Olmos, who’s been on the ground in southern Ukraine speaking to soldiers and civilians as Ukraine forces advance towards Kherson. Starting the recording at 1pm, they also tracked today’s extraordinary events in Westminster and ask what the resignation of Liz Truss means for British support for Ukraine.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Sergio Olmos ( Journalist). Follow Sergio on Twitter @MrrOlmos.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do
20/10/202251 minutes 35 seconds
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Battle for Kherson 'about to begin' & how Ukrainian businesses are working through the Russian invasion

Day 238.&nbsp;Today, we examine the evolving situation on the ground in Kherson as Russia braces for a Ukrainian attack on the occupied city. Plus we discuss a number of important diplomatic updates from around the world and speak to Ukrainian businesswoman Olga Shapovalova about the world of business and start-ups during the Russian invasion.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Verity Bowman (Foreign Reporter). Follow Verity on Twitter @VerityBowman.With thanks to: Olga Shapovalova from Headway, a Ukrainian start-up company. Follow Headway on Twitter @get_headway.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" r
19/10/202246 minutes 12 seconds
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Why is Russia attacking Ukraine's energy infrastructure & understanding the geopolitics between Russia, Israel and Iran

Day 237.&nbsp;Today, we discuss the latest strikes on the Ukrainian capital, discuss the delicate diplomatic relationship between Russia and Israel and ask why Russia is attacking Ukrainian energy infrastructure.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.James Rothwell (Middle East Editor ).&nbsp;Follow James on Twitter @JamesERothwellEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
18/10/202240 minutes 8 seconds
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Russia strikes Kyiv with 'kamikaze' drones, moves troops to Belarus and we report from Bakhmut

Day 236. Today, we look at the geopolitical implications after Russian kamikaze drones and missiles strike Kyiv, thousands of Russian troops head to Belarus and Roland Oliphant discusses his recent visit to the front line city of Bakhmut in Donetsk.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.James Kilner (Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow James on Twitter @jkjourno.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Joe on Twitter @Barnes_Joe.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privac
17/10/20221 hour 3 minutes 54 seconds
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Nuclear ‘ambiguity’ & an interview with the Head of the British Armed Forces

Day 233. Today, as France breaks away from the West’s policy of nuclear ‘ambiguity’ in response to Putin’s threats, we discuss the latest developments in Ukraine and beyond.&nbsp;Plus, the Telegraph's Defence Editor Danielle Sheridan speaks to Admiral Sir Tony Radakin, Chief of Defence Staff, about Nord Stream pipeline sabotage. Contributors:&nbsp;Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;Follow Claire on Twitter @byclairehubble.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Hamish de Bretton-Gordon (Contributor).&nbsp;Follow Hamish on Twitter @HamishDBG.Danielle Sheridan (Defence Editor). Follow Danielle on Twitter @SheridanDani.With thanks to: Admiral Sir Tony Radakin. Follow the Chief of the Defence Staff on Twitter @AdmTonyRadakin_.Email:&nbsp;podca
14/10/202258 minutes 14 seconds
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Nato countries boost Ukraine’s defence as Moscow threatens ‘escalation to World War III’

Day 232.&nbsp;Today, we discuss Moscow’s threat of ‘’WWIII' if Ukraine is admitted to Nato, and delve into the Ramstein group’s pledge to boost Ukraine’s missile defence.Contributors:&nbsp;Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;Follow Claire on Twitter @byclairehubble.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
13/10/202244 minutes 38 seconds
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Private mercenaries, GCHQ's nuclear response and on the ground in the Donbas

Day 231.&nbsp;Today, as the world continues to react to the Russian bombardment of Ukrainian cities, we hear from our Senior Reporter in the Donbas, and look deeper into the mysterious Wagner group.Contributors:&nbsp;Francis Dearnley (Host &amp; Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Nataliya on Twitter @Nat_Vasilyeva.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="noopene
12/10/202259 minutes 13 seconds
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Putin unleashes fresh strikes, on the ground in Kyiv, and the culpability of the Russian people

Day 230.&nbsp;Today, we discuss Russia’s continued missile strikes across Ukraine and get the view on the ground in Kyiv the day after the city was rocked by fresh shelling.Contributors:&nbsp;Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;Follow Claire on Twitter @byclairehubble.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent). Follow Joe on Twitter @Barnes_Joe.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). Follow Nataliya on Twitter @Nat_Vasilyeva.Sergio Olmos (Freelance Journalist). Follow Sergio on Twitter @MrOlmos.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my
11/10/202255 minutes 42 seconds
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Russia steps up shelling in Ukraine after Crimea bridge explosion

Day 229. Today, we discuss Putin’s ongoing escalation of strikes against Ukraine, following damage to a key bridge linking Crimea and Russia in an explosion on Saturday, October 8th.&nbsp;The team dig into why the Kerch bridge is so important to Putin and what his furious response means.Contributors:&nbsp;Claire Hubble (Host). Follow Claire on Twitter @byclairehubble.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.James Kilner (Correspondent). Follow James on Twitter @jkjourno.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sel
10/10/202252 minutes 8 seconds
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Analysing nuclear tensions as Biden warns that Putin is not bluffing

Day 226.Today, as well as looking at updates from across the battlefront, we speak to Matthew Harries, Director, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy at the defence and security think tank RUSI, to discuss and analyse the rising nuclear tensions between Russia and the West.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.With thanks to:Matthew Harries (Director, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy,&nbsp;RUSI). Follow Matthew on Twitter @harries_matthew, and RUSI on @RUSI_org.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" target
07/10/202256 minutes 5 seconds
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What do Russian elites really make of the war?

Day 225.Today, we discuss the latest updates from Zaporizhzhia and we speak to journalist Farida Roustamova who’s been talking to members of Russia’s elite and gauging their attitudes to the war&nbsp;and Putin’s handling of it. Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.With thanks to: Independent journalist Farida Roustamova. Follow Farida on Twitter @faridaily_.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privac
06/10/202259 minutes 6 seconds
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Ukraine recaptures settlements, we're live in Kharkiv & what motivates Russians to join Putin's conscript army

Day 224Today, we discuss the latest updates from the battlefront as fierce fighting rages across Ukraine. We also hear about the situation in the north as our Senior Foreign Correspondent Roland Oliphant calls in from Kharkiv. And we discuss our Russia Correspondent Nataliya Vasileya’s fascinating interview with a newly mobilised Russian soldier, the first of which to appear in the Western press.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noreferrer" t
05/10/20221 hour 1 minute
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Russia retreats in Kherson, mobilisation chaos and the problem with Elon Musk's 'peace plan'

Russia retreats in Kherson, mobilisation chaos and the problem with Elon Musk's 'peace plan'Day 223Today, we discuss the latest updates from the warzone as the Ukrainian army&nbsp;pushes Russian troops back in Kherson - we also analyse European energy security as Autumn descends across the continent and discuss some of the revealing reactions to tweets by Tesla founder Elon Musk.Contributors:&nbsp;David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Joe Barnes (Brussels correspondent).Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not
04/10/202253 minutes 20 seconds
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Ukraine advances on all fronts & the renaissance in culture with Dr Sasha Dovzhyk

Day 222Today, we discuss the latest updates from the warzone, looking at the advances made by Ukraine in Kherson, Zaporizhzhia. and Donetsk and we speak to Dr Sasha Dovzhyk about Nuclear threats, the sham referenda and Ukrainian literary culture.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.With thanks to Dr Sasha Dovzhyk. Follow Sashha on Twitter @sasha_weirdsley.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info"
03/10/202256 minutes 59 seconds
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Vladimir Putin announces annexation of four Ukrainian regions & interview with journalist Kristaps Andrejsons

Day 219.Today, we have reaction to Vladimir Putin’s historic speech in Moscow where the Russian leader announced the annexation of four Ukrainian regions.We also speak to Latvian journalist Kristaps Andrejsons who’s been reporting from across Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).Kristaps Andrejsons (Journalist).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
30/09/202246 minutes 10 seconds
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On the ground in Kharkiv and analysing the latest US support package

Day 218.Today, we hear from our Senior Foreign correspondent Roland Oliphant on the ground near Kharkiv and Dominic Nicholls discusses the latest updates from the battlefront. Plus, as the United States' mid-terms move into view, our Washington Editor Rozina Sabur analyses the U.S. support for Ukraine. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNichollsRozina Sabur (Washington correspondent). Follow Rozina on Twitter @RozinaSaburRoland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a hr
29/09/202257 minutes 1 second
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Ukrainian troops advance on Lyman & pipe lines mysteriously rupture in the Baltic Sea

Day 217.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the across the battlefront as Ukrainian troops advance on Lyman, analyse the ruptured pipelines in the Baltic Sea and look at the latest updates from Russia as the state attempts to mobilise thousands for combat.&nbsp; Contributors: David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Joe Barnes (Brussels correspondent).Natalia Vasilyeva (Russia correspondent). Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.</
28/09/202258 minutes 59 seconds
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Nuclear tensions rise while Russia starts to mass troops on the Kharkiv border

Day 216.Today, we discuss the latest from the across the battlefront, update on Russian mobilisation &amp; talk in detail about the rising nuclear tensions with our guest, Hamish de Bretton Gordon.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Venetia Rainey (Assistant Foreign Editor).&nbsp;Follow Venetia on Twitter @VenetiaRainey.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Hamish de Bretton-Gordon (Contributor). Follow Hamish on Twitter @HamishDBG.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art
27/09/202258 minutes 4 seconds
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Heavy fighting engulfs the frontlines, Russian mobilisation & the impact of the Italian election

Day 215.Today, we report on brutal fighting across Ukraine, discuss the fallout from Italy’s election &amp; and analyse Russia’s faltering attempts to mobilise hundreds of thousands of its people to send to Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Joe Barnes (Brussels correspondent).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not
26/09/20221 hour 25 seconds
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Secret drones, conscripts flee Russia, and the impact of Italy's election

Day 212.Today, we discuss a tumultuous 24 hours in Russia, Ukraine, and at the UN in New York. And we ask whether EU countries should follow Germany in granting asylum to Russians fleeing conscription. Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host).&nbsp;Follow Claire on Twitter @byclairehubble.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Nick Squires (Italy correspondent).Colin Freeman (Correspondent).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#
23/09/202250 minutes 53 seconds
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Protestors storm Russia’s streets & Biden condemns Putin’s nuclear threat

Day 211.Today, we discuss the latest updates on the Ukraine invasion, including protests on Russia’s streets after Vladimir Putin ordered a partial mobilisation of 300,000 reservists yesterday. Plus, we address Joe Biden’s stark warning to Moscow that ‘nuclear war cannot be won’.Contributors:Claire Hubble (Host). Follow Claire on Twitter @byclairehubble.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Rozina Sabur (Washington Editor). Follow Rozina on Twitter @RozinaSabur.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/priv
22/09/202246 minutes 41 seconds
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Putin calls up 300,000 reservists and issues new nuclear threat

Day 210.Today, we discuss Vladimir Putin’s extraordinary speech this morning, ordering a partial mobilisation of 300,000 Russian reservists and claiming that he is not bluffing on the use of nuclear weapons. What is his strategy? And how should the West, and the wider world, respond?Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host &amp; Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyDom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Roland on Twitter&nbsp;@RolandOliphantNataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Nataliya on Twitter @Nat_VasilyevaEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https:
21/09/20221 hour 1 minute 33 seconds
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Russian submarines retreat & China snaps up the Kremlin's energy

Day 209.Today, we discuss the latest updates from Ukraine; get a read on the Russian economy as we enter Autumn in the Northern hemisphere; and look at diplomacy in the United Nations.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleySzu Chan&nbsp;(Economics Editor). Follow Szu Chan on Twitter @szupingc.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.
20/09/202249 minutes 3 seconds
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Ukraine breaks through on the Oskil River and Central Asian states slowly drift further from Moscow's orbit

Day 208.Today we discuss the latest updates from Ukraine, analyse recent losses in Russian aviation&nbsp;and talk about the shifting tectonic plates of international influence in Central Asia, as Russian power in the region erodes.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.James Kilner (Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow James on Twitter @jkjournoEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
19/09/202247 minutes 1 second
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Early reports from liberated Izyum & analysing Putin's meeting with Xi

Day 205.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the battlefront including what our reporter found when we entered the recently recaptured city of Izyum and we analyse the meeting between Vladimir Putin and Xi Ping yesterday in Uzbekistan.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor). Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-
16/09/202236 minutes 57 seconds
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Russia desperately searches for allies as Vladimir Putin & Xi Jinping meet for first time since the invasion

Day 204.Today, we analyse a leaked video of what appears to be the Wagner group recruiting convicts in a Russian penal colony. Plus, we’re on the ground in Samarkand, Uzbekistan ahead of the first meeting because Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping since before the Invasion of Ukraine.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent). Follow Nataliya on Twitter @Nat_Vasilyeva.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="noopener noreferrer" tar
15/09/202243 minutes 34 seconds
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Understanding Ukrainian strategy, a first glimpse of the liberated territories and reaction from Kyiv

Day 203.Today, we analyse the tactics Ukraine used to break the Russian lines in the east; look at what Ukrainian troops and journalists are finding in the liberated territories; and finally we discuss something that’s been on the edge of conversations for many months now: nuclear weapons.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Dr Mike Martin (Writer and visiting fellow at Kings War Studies).Alina&nbsp;Polyakova (Managing Editor Ukrainska Pravda).Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.
14/09/202251 minutes 8 seconds
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Ukrainian troops reach the Russian border in the East while fighting rages across the South

Day 202.Today, we continue to reflect on Ukraine’s counter-offensive, answer some of your questions and ask whether Europe has done enough to avoid an energy crisis this Winter.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
13/09/202240 minutes 2 seconds
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Ukraine nears a stunning victory in the East as the Russian front line collapses

Day 201.Today, we discuss an extraordinary few days on the front lines. Over the weekend Ukraine executed a devastating offensive in the north eastern Kharkiv region, liberating scores of settlements and driving Russian forces back in disarray and confusion, leaving behind equipment, ammunition and their fallen comrades. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyRoland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Campbell Macdiarmid (Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noop
12/09/202258 minutes 49 seconds
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Russian lines crumble in the North as Ukraine makes progress across the battlefront

Day 198.Today, we discuss the lightning advance, consider Russia's continued occupation of the Zaporizhzhya nuclear power plant and debate what impact a harsh incoming winter will have on Western support for Ukraine.&nbsp;Contributors: David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Sergio Olmos (Freelance Journalist). Follow Sergio on Twitter @MrOlmos.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="noopener noreferrer"
09/09/202238 minutes 10 seconds
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Ukraine smashes through Russian lines near Kharkiv & an interview with Vladyslav Heraskevych

Day 197.Today, we discuss the latest updates the battlefront and we have a fascinating interview with Vladyslav Heraskevych, the first-ever Ukrainian skeleton racer, who talks about how the war has impacted Sport in Ukraine and his own life. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.With thanks to Vladyslav Heraskevych.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
08/09/202236 minutes 33 seconds
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Ukraine launches a surprise attack near Kharkiv as fighting rages across the frontlines

Day 196.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the battlefront, north, south and east; dig into the composition and tactics of the Ukrainian army; and ask why Russia has resorted to buying millions of artillery shells and rockets from North Korea.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyEmail:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-n
07/09/202251 minutes 39 seconds
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Understanding the battlefront, worrying news from the ZNPP & threat of famine in Somalia

Day 195.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the battlefront, analysing more worrying developments at the ZNPP.Plus, we learn about the dire situation in Somalia and how it's linked to conflict in Europe thousands of miles away.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Sarah Newey (Global Health Security Correspondent). Follow Sarah on Twitter @sneweyy.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell
06/09/202241 minutes 11 seconds
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How the West is racing to stop Ukraine's guns falling silent

Day 194.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the Ukrainian counter attack in the south, talk about the Russian telegram channels that give us a different understanding of the conflict than state media, and analyse questions of weapon and ammunition supply from the West to Ukraine.Plus, we reflect on the UK's change of Prime Minister, as the Johnson era ends and the Truss one begins.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Gareth Corfield (Technology Reporter). Follow Gareth on Twitter @GazTheJourno.Tony Diver (Whitehall Correspondent). Follow Tony on Twitter @Tony_Diver.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy" rel="noopener noref
05/09/202243 minutes 35 seconds
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Ukraine presses the counter attack, Putin snubs Gorbachev's upcoming funeral and the latest from the Zaporizhzhya NPP

Day 191.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the war zone, the ongoing developments at the ZNPP and analyse what Putin’s snub of Gorbachev tells us about him and modern Russia.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.James Kilner (Foreign Correspondent).Hamish de Bretton Gordon OBE (Former commander of UK and Nato CBRN Forces).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
02/09/202245 minutes 16 seconds
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Fighting continues around Zaporizhzhia, how drones have changed warfare, & the view from Latvia

Day 190.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the warzone, hear from our correspondent&nbsp;Campbell MacDiarmid who’s on the ground in Ukraine and we interview journalist Kristaps Andrejsons, who gives us the view of the war from Latvia.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Venetia Rainey (Assistant Foreign Editor). Follow Venetia on Twitter @venetiarainey.Campbell MacDiarmid (Foreign Correspondent). Follow Campbell on Twitter @CampbellMacD.With thanks to Kristaps Andrejsons. Kristaps is a Latvian journalist who hosts his own podcast, The Eastern Border, which you can find out more about on Twitter @Eastern_Border.Email: [email protected] Privacy
01/09/20221 hour 7 minutes 51 seconds
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Fighting rages in the south & assessing the legacy of Mikhail Gorbachev

Day 189.Today, we discuss the continuing Ukrainian counter offensive in the south. Plus, we look at the life and legacy of Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the Soviet Union who died yesterday, aged 91.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent).&nbsp;Daniel Capurro (Senior Reporter &amp; History Correspondent).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
31/08/202246 minutes 26 seconds
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Ukraine ‘breaks through’ Russian defences in Kherson counterattack & Ukraine's cyberspace army - NAFO

Day 188.Today, we look at the intense fighting in the south around the occupied city of Kherson, the start of what some believe is the long awaited Ukrainian counter offensive - we also explore the world of NAFO ,the fellas and images of Shibuya dogs? Confused? Well, listen on to discover a fascinating aspect of Ukraine’s fightback against Russian disinformation.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/pr
30/08/202251 minutes 38 seconds
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Hunting Russian mines with the Royal Navy

Day 187.Due to it being a Bank Holiday in the UK, our Defence and Security Editor Dominic Nicholls presents a special programme looking back on his time with the British Royal Navy and the Ukrainian Navy, and their use of autonomous mine-hunting drones. Contributors:Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
29/08/202218 minutes 49 seconds
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Nuclear and Gas: Putin's energy games threaten the West

Day 184.Today, we look at updates from Ukraine, including concerning developments at the ZNPP and why Russia is burning millions of dollars worth of gas a day on the border with Finland while Europe enters an energy crisis.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
26/08/202240 minutes 15 seconds
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Russian tanks spotted at a Nuclear Power Station, diplomatic fissures in Europe and how has the invasion impacted the environment?

Day 183.Today, we look at updates from the battlefront, dig into the latest diplomatic developments in the EU, India and Turkey - and we discuss the invasion’s environmental impact. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Joe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
25/08/202244 minutes 55 seconds
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Ukraine's Independence Day, 6 months of war & understanding Russian influence in Africa

Day 182.Today, we discuss Ukraine’s independence day and analyse 6 months of conflict. We hear how Ukrainians are marking the bloody anniversary on the ground and hear from our correspondent Will Brown on Russian influence in Africa.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Roland Oliphant (Senior Foreign Correspondent). Follow Roland on Twitter @RolandOliphant.Will Brown (Africa Correspondent). Follow Will on Twitter @_Will_Brown.Oleksandra Povoroznyk (Journalist &amp; Translator). Follow Oleksandra on Twitter @rynkrynkEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="noopener noreferrer" target=
24/08/202251 minutes 24 seconds
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Analysing 6 months of economic turmoil & we ask, what happens next?

Day 181.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the battlefront, look at the economic prospects for the world in the next six months and ask how countries can support Ukraine while dealing with the financial impacts of the invasion.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Louis Ashworth (Economics Reporter). Follow Louis on Twitter @Louis_AshworthEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
23/08/202238 minutes 14 seconds
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Understanding rising nuclear tensions and reaction to Moscow bomb attack

Day 180.Today, we discuss the latest updates from Ukraine, discuss Saturday evening’s deadly bomb attack on the outskirts of Moscow and we welcome former NATO battalion commander Hamish de Bretton-Gordon to discuss the ongoing risks to the ZNPP.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnley.Hamish de Bretton-Gordon (Former British Army colonel and former commander of the UK’s CBRN regiment and Nato’s CBRN battalion).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://ar
22/08/202251 minutes 35 seconds
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The problem with Russia's tanks & interview with Val Voshchevska

Day 177.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the battlefront, analyse one of the main problems with Russian battle tanks and we interview the independent activist Val Voshchevska on her work and recent journey back home to Ukraine. Contributors:David Knowles (Host). Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Val Voshchevska. Follow Val on Twitter @Val_Voshchevska.Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
19/08/202247 minutes 47 seconds
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Russia strikes Kharkiv & understanding the risk to the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant

Day 176.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the battlefront,&nbsp;look at Russian shelling in Kharkiv and analyse the latest, worrying news from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Nataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).Daniel Capurro&nbsp;(Senior Reporter).Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
18/08/202254 minutes 32 seconds
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Has Russia committed a cyberwar crime?

Day 175.Today, we discuss the latest updates from Ukraine, analysing strikes on Odessa, Russian arms fair and Russo-Chinese joint military exercises.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyDom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Venetia Rainey (Assistant Foreign Editor). Gareth Corfield (Senior Tech Reporter).Email:&nbsp;[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.</
17/08/202250 minutes 25 seconds
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Crimea rocked by more blasts & new intelligence on Putin’s ambitions

Day 174.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the battle front, looking in particular at a number of explosions reported today in occupied Crimea and Dom Nicholls discusses his important encounter with the Latvian Defence Minister.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyDom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNichollsEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
16/08/202248 minutes 3 seconds
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Putin leaves 10,000 soldiers stranded & understanding the cyber war

Day 173.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the battle front, looking at the situation in Kherson and the East. Plus, we also welcome the Telegraph’s Senior Tech Reporter&nbsp;to unpack developments from the cyber war.Contributors:David Knowles (Host). Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyDom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNichollsGareth Corfield (Senior Tech Reporter).Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-
15/08/202256 minutes 48 seconds
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Do the attacks around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant risk another Chernobyl?

Day 170.Today, further to usual updates from the frontline of the war, we ask a sobering question: do the attacks around the Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant risk another Chernobyl? Plus how the war is shaping Ukrainian attitudes to their country and themselves.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyDom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNichollsWith thanks to: Hamish de Bretton-Gordon. Follow Hamish on Twitter @HamishDBGMariam Naiem. Follow Mariam on Twitter @mariampostsSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at ht
12/08/202257 minutes 49 seconds
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The British Defence Secretary, nuclear escalation, and how Germany got hooked on Russian energy

Day 169.Today, we discuss updates from across the many front lines of the war in Ukraine, hear from the British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace, and interview Dr Thomas Clausen on the history of how Germany became so reliant on Russian oil and gas.Contributors:Francis Dearnley (Host, Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyDom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNichollsKatie O'Neill (Assistant News Editor). Follow Katie on Twitter @_Katie__ONeillWith thanks to Dr Thomas Clausen.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at <a href="https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info" rel="noopener noreferrer" target="_bla
11/08/20221 hour 4 minutes 22 seconds
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Ukraine strikes back: analysing the daring Crimean air base attack

Day 168.Today, we discuss the latest updates from Ukraine, analysing the details and implications of&nbsp; the strike on a Russian airbase in Crimea.&nbsp; Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyVenetia Rainey (Assistant Foreign Editor). Follow Venetia on Twitter @VenetiaRainey.Dom Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor). Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNicholls.Email: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.<
10/08/202243 minutes 49 seconds
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The mood in the EU, US military aid & why Zelenksy wants Europe to stop giving visas to Russians

Day 167.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the battlefront, the mood in the EU and the details of the latest military aid package to Ukraine from the United States.Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyJoe Barnes (Brussels Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Joe on Twitter @Barnes_JoeEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
09/08/202239 minutes 14 seconds
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Russian forces move south, the Wagner Group recruits in prisons & the latest from Central Asia

Day 166.Today, we discuss the latest updates from Ukraine, analyse developments in central Asia and examine reports of how Russian militia the Wagner group is recruiting from Russian prisons.&nbsp;Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Dominic Nicholls (Defence &amp; Security Editor).&nbsp;Follow Dom on Twitter @DomNichollsJames Kilner (Correspondent). Follow James on Twitter @jkjournoEmail:[email protected] Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
08/08/202246 minutes 22 seconds
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History, geopolitics and the invasion of Ukraine

Day 163.Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine and welcome the Telegraph’s History correspondent Daniel Capurro to share some historical perspectives and thoughts on how contemporary geopolitics has been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine. Plus, we interview Alina Polyakova, managing editor of the English language news site Ukrainske Pravda about her experiences as a journalist in the war. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter&nbsp;@djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter&nbsp;@FrancisDearnleyDaniel Capurro (History Correspondent).&nbsp;With thanks to Alina Polyakova. Follow Alina on Twitter @alina_polyakovaEmail: [email protected] Privacy Policy at http
05/08/20221 hour 2 minutes 2 seconds
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Nuclear station at Zaporizhzhya 'out of control', Germany's scramble for energy alternatives and discussing Russian fascism

Day 162.Today, we discuss the latest updates from the invasion of Ukraine, discuss how western sanctions are impacting Russian industry &amp; and analyse Germany’s scramble to find alternative sources of energy. Contributors:David Knowles (Host).&nbsp;Follow David on Twitter @djknowles22Francis Dearnley (Assistant Comment Editor).&nbsp;Follow Francis on Twitter @FrancisDearnleyKatie O'Neill (Assistant News Editor).&nbsp;Follow Katie on Twitter&nbsp;@_Katie__ONeillNataliya Vasilyeva (Russia Correspondent).&nbsp;Follow Nataliya on Twitter @Nat_VasilyevaSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
04/08/202240 minutes 28 seconds