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Inside Russia, the narrative around the "war" is changing. The pro-war Putin-faithful are grappling with defeats they never expected and generals are taking the flak from public figures, loyalists on state TV channels, and even military bloggers.Contributors:Jade McGlynn - Monterey Initiative in Russian StudiesMaxim Alyukov - King’s Russia Institute, King’s College LondonMikhail Fishman - Anchor, Dozhd TVKatrina vanden Heuvel - Editorial director, The NationOn our radar:Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei finally broke his silence on the protests that have shaken the country for weeks. Producer Flo Phillips analyses Khamenei’s speech - key parts of which he also tweeted - and the repercussions it has had at home and abroad.Russia: National myths and rewriting history:Last year, the Kremlin published an essay - in Vladimir Putin’s name - arguing that Russians and Ukrainians are of the same Slavic nation. This new historical discourse has been key in the narrative built around the invasion of Ukraine. Producer Tariq Nafi looks into the battle over historical memory in Russia.Contributors:Nikita Petrov - Historian and member, MemorialYevgenia Albats - Journalist and editor-in-chief, The New TimesMikhail Myagkov - Scientific director, Russian Military-Historical SocietySubscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglishFind us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeeraCheck our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/@AljazeeraEnglish#Aljazeeraenglish#News

Inside Russia, the narrative around the "war" is changing. The pro-war Putin-faithful are grappling with defeats they never expected and generals are taking the flak from public figures, loyalists on state TV channels, and even military bloggers.Contributors:Jade McGlynn - Monterey Initiative in Russian StudiesMaxim Alyukov - King’s Russia Institute, King’s College LondonMikhail Fishman - Anchor, Dozhd TVKatrina vanden Heuvel - Editorial director, The NationOn our radar:Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei finally broke his silence on the protests that have shaken the country for weeks. Producer Flo Phillips analyses Khamenei’s speech - key parts of which he also tweeted - and the repercussions it has had at home and abroad.Russia: National myths and rewriting history:Last year, the Kremlin published an essay - in Vladimir Putin’s name - arguing that Russians and Ukrainians are of the same Slavic nation. This new historical discourse has been key in the narrative built around the invasion of Ukraine. Producer Tariq Nafi looks into the battle over historical memory in Russia.Contributors:Nikita Petrov - Historian and member, MemorialYevgenia Albats - Journalist and editor-in-chief, The New TimesMikhail Myagkov - Scientific director, Russian Military-Historical SocietySubscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribeFollow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglishFind us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeeraCheck our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/@AljazeeraEnglish#Aljazeeraenglish#News

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