The War in Ukraine Daily

The War in Ukraine Daily

The War in Ukraine Daily

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The War in Ukraine Daily, a podcast from Audacy here to give you the very latest information on the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.
  1. July 05, 2022
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    Russia inches closer to total control of the Donbas region--WNBA star Brittney Griner asks President Biden to help free her from Russia
    Russia is making gains in eastern Ukraine but at what cost? WNBA star Brittney Griner is now asking President Biden directly to help get her out of Russia where she's been detained since February. Learn more ab…
  2. June 30, 2022
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    Remembering the plight of millions of Ukrainian refugees forced to leave their country to escape the Russian invasion
    A lot of attention was paid in the early days of Russia's invasion to the plight of millions of Ukrainians who had to flea their hometowns in advance of Russian forces descending on Kyiv. But once Russia's init…
  3. June 29, 2022
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    Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine officially accomplishes something he really didn't want to happen: NATO is getting bigger & more powerful
    If Vladimir Putin thought his invasion of Ukraine might cower Eastern European countries and intimidate NATO to stay away from the Russian sphere of influence .... he badly miscalculated. As NATO wraps up its h…
  4. June 23, 2022
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    While it's defense of the east isn't going great, Ukraine did get one piece of hopeful news today: it could soon be a member of the European Union
    While Ukraine's defense of the eastern region of its country against Russia's onslaught of artillery and missiles isn't going great, there was one promising development for the beleaguered nation: Ukraine is no…
  5. June 21, 2022
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    Would Russia really execute two American POW's captured while fighting with Ukraine; and if they did, would that draw the U.S. into war with Russia?
    As Russia's war grinds on in Eastern Ukraine, we're learning a bit more about the fates of two Americans who were volunteers fighting for the Ukrainian army when they were captured by Russians.A Kremlin spokepe…
  6. June 20, 2022
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    Russia & Putin playing the long game in Ukraine: if they can keep the war grinding in the Donbas into the winter, can Putin outlast the Ukrainians, NATO and the West?
    The Russians hoped to pull off a lightening strike on Kyiv and rule most of Ukraine within weeks, when it launched the invasion of its neighbor back in February.And in the weeks afterwards when Russian forces w…
  7. June 17, 2022
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    First Americans who went to fight for Ukraine captured by the Russians, which adds a complicated new twist to this war: could their fates draw the U.S. deeper into the conflict?
    Hundreds, and possibly thousands, of foreign fighters flocked to Ukraine in February and March, eager to take up arms to beat back Russia's invasion. Among those fighters were several Americans, most of them wi…
  8. June 16, 2022
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    Is Russia now winning its war against Ukraine? With the Russian military seizing more of the Donbas and the Ukrainians outmanned and outgunned, will the West keep up support?
    All of that enthusiasm and optimism from the early days of Russia's war in Ukraine, when Ukrainians were able to beat back the Russian offensive on Kyiv, has turned to pessimism in recent weeks. That's because…
  9. June 15, 2022
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    Four months into Russia's war in Ukraine, are the Western sanctions having any impact ... and are they doing more harm to the U.S. economy than Russia's?!
    When Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine back in February, the United States and most Western immediately launched what they claimed would be crippling sanctions against Russia and Vladimir Putin. There wou…
  10. June 14, 2022
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    Saudi Arabia's role in the global ramifications of Russia's war in Ukraine -- Ukrainians in the south and east are starting to feel desperate & hopeless under unrelenting Russian attacks
    Saudi Arabia plays no direct role in Russia's war against Ukraine. The Persian Gulf kingdom isn't providing weapons to Ukrainians nor are they siding with the Russians. And yet the oil producing giant is one ke…
  11. June 13, 2022
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    Russia's slow and steady progress in eastern Ukraine
    Russia's offensive in eastern Ukraine is making slow and steady progress. Russian troops are getting closer to fully taking over a key strategic city that might enable it to completely control the Donbas region…
  12. June 10, 2022
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    The global ramifications of Putin's war in Ukraine are intensifying, from higher oil/gas/energy prices to food shortages
    As Russia's war in Ukraine grinds on, the Russian economy faces increasing isolation from months of tough sanctions. Trying to offset the consequences at home, Vladimir Putin is doing his best to cozy up to Chi…
  13. June 06, 2022
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    As the US & UK send Ukraine heavier, longer range weapons, Putin threatens to step up attacks in retaliation -- but will Putin bluster deter more support for Ukraine?
    As Russia's campaign in Eastern Ukraine grinds on, the United Kingdom is the latest country to commit to sending heavier weapons to the Ukrainian side. After the Biden administration announced it's sending mult…
  14. June 03, 2022
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    As Russia's war against Ukraine reaches its 100th day, will Western resolve to support the Ukrainians outlast Vladimir Putin?
    Russia's invasion of Ukraine has reached it's 100th day, and even after thousands of deaths, billions of dollars worth of destruction and repeated Russian failures to achieve their goals ... the war rages on. W…
  15. June 01, 2022
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    The former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO gives his take on Russia's war in Ukraine and what the Ukrainians need to successfully beat back Russian aggression
    There has been grim news coming out of Eastern Ukraine over the last few days, as the Russian military has picked up its pace of seizing more territory in Ukraine's Donbas region. Its troops are close to comple…
  16. May 31, 2022
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    The European Union finally commits to weaning itself off of Russian oil, but what took so long and what will the effect be on Russia's war-making capabilities?
    As the war in Ukraine rages into its fourth month, there is intense fighting underway in the eastern part of the country as Russia looks to extend its land grab. And even with international sanctions aimed at R…
  17. May 27, 2022
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    Russia is slowly gaining ground as the war in Ukraine rages on
    The war in Ukraine is raging on, and Russian forces are slowly gaining ground in the east. There are concerns that the Donbas region could soon look like the besieged port city of Mariupol.Learn more about your…
  18. May 23, 2022
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    The first war crimes trial in Ukraine concludes, with many, many more likely to come -- How are China, Taiwan and the U.S. all viewing the Russia-Ukraine conflict through the lens of a future war in Asia?
    The first war crimes trial out of the Russia-Ukraine war is over. A captured Russian tank commander pleaded guilty to killing a Ukrainian civilian and today inside of a Kyiv courtroom was sentenced to life in p…
  19. May 20, 2022
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    What it's like covering a war in your home country
    Russia invaded Ukraine nearly 3 months ago, and there's no end in sight to the fighting. Putin appears focused now on the Donbas region in Ukraine's east, which is home to a number of Russian-backed separatist…
  20. May 19, 2022
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    What exactly is Vladimir Putin's endgame?
    After failing to capture the capital city of Kyiv, the Russian army has shifted it's focus to Eastern Ukraine. Russia now controls much of Southern Ukraine, including the port city of Mariupol. And it's in the…

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