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Tag Archives: Russia-Ukraine
News: Russia Claims To Capture Soledar, China-Taliban, Aid To Pakistan
Russia claims control of Soledar but Ukraine remains silent. Meanwhile, is China pulling away from Russia and turning towards the Taliban? Plus: Pakistan receives a pledge of $9bn (€8.4bn) from the international community and a roundup from Art SG.
Stories: Russia Launches Missiles, Poland Village Damaged, Trump 2024 Bid
We report on Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential bid. Plus we bring the latest from Kyiv following a wave of Russian missile attacks across Ukraine, the world population hits 8 billion, and the latest business news.
News: Russia’s ‘Dirty Bomb’ Ploy, Israel Balances U.S. & China Ties, Sunak’s Team
What is a ‘dirty bomb’? We explore the claims made by Russia to the UN that Ukraine is preparing to use one. Plus: Israel’s balancing act between the US and China, a flick through the day’s papers and the latest business headlines.
News: Russia Launches ‘Reprisal Attacks’, Turkey Slows Sweden NATO Bid
Russia targets Zaporizhzhia with ‘kamikaze drones’. Plus: Turkey suggests Sweden and Finland join Nato separately, Afghanistan faces economic hardship under the Taliban and the latest theatre news.
News: Indonesia’s Widodo, Russia-Ukraine, France Exits Mali, Mexico Cartels
As Indonesia celebrates its independence day, we discuss President Joko Widodo’s plan to act as a diplomatic bridge between Russia and Ukraine. Plus: French troops officially leave Mali, cartel-driven violence in Mexico and the latest aviation news.
News: Johnson Survives Confidence Vote, Putin’s Threats, Milan Design
Boris Johnson survives a confidence vote – but at what price? Plus: Putin’s threats over Western weapon deliveries to Ukraine, a flick through today’s papers and a special update from the 2022 edition of Salone del Mobile.
Opinion: Russia’s War Triggers Hunger, Crypto Fades, Graphene’s Future
A selection of three essential articles read aloud from the latest issue of The Economist. This week, how the war in ukraine is tipping a fragile world towards mass hunger (10:36), why the tide is out for cryptocurrency assets (16:40), and pouring graphene’s bright future.
Morning News: Northern Ireland-UK, Mariupol Siege, Cannes Film Festival
We discuss the possibility of unilateral action on the Northern Ireland protocol and hear the latest on the conflict in Ukraine from Kharkiv. Plus: Yemen’s Sana’a airport finally reopens, and it’s the first day of the Cannes Film Festival.
Morning News: Russia Hits East Ukraine, Elections In Philippines, Air Transport
Ukrainian MP Lesia Vasylenko gives us the latest on the ground in Kyiv and we hear an update on Russia’s military strategy. Plus: the Philippines prepares for next month’s presidential elections, and transport news.