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Frequent updates on Ukraine from experts and observers on-the-ground and strategic analysts from around the world

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Frequent updates on Ukraine from experts and observers on-the-ground and strategic analysts from around the world

    141. ANALYSIS: Marlene Laruelle on the ideology of Russia’s regime, connection to far-right movements in Europe and why Putin’s maintains popularity in Russia

    141. ANALYSIS: Marlene Laruelle on the ideology of Russia’s regime, connection to far-right movements in Europe and why Putin’s maintains popularity in Russia

    Dr. Marlene Laruelle, Research Professor of International Affairs and Political Science at George Washington University, discusses the ideology of Putin's regime, why Putin maintains domestic support despite the on-going costs of Russia's war in Ukraine, and Russia's relationship to far-right political elements in Europe and the United States. 
    More about Marlene's work: marlene-laruelle.com
    Marlene Laruelle: Is Russia Fascist? Unravelling Propaganda East and West
    Marlene Laruelle and Margarita Karnysheva: Memory Politics and the Russian Civil War
    More about the host: Jessica Genauer 
     

    • 23 min
    140. PERSPECTIVE: Former US soldier Carl ”Grinch” Larson on fighting in the International Legion for the Defense of Ukraine

    140. PERSPECTIVE: Former US soldier Carl ”Grinch” Larson on fighting in the International Legion for the Defense of Ukraine

    Carl "Grinch" Larson, a former US soldier who served in Iraq, and then spent 6 months in 2022 fighting in the International Legion for the Defense of Ukraine, discusses fighting as a foreign national in Ukraine; differences between fighting in Ukraine and fighting for the US army in Iraq; challenges and lack of equipment for Ukrainian troops; and the work of the Ukraine Defense Support group in providing equipment - primarily to the International Legion and to the Ukrainian Territorial Defense Forces. 
    More about Ukraine Defense Support initiative: ukrainedefensesupport.org
    Overview of the Ukraine Defense Support group: Our mission - Ukraine Defense Support
    Contact the Ukraine Defense Support group: victory@ukrainedefensesupport.org  
    Carl Larson on Twitter (X): @UALegionnaire
    Jessica Genauer on Twitter (X): @jessicagenauer
     

    • 24 min
    139. UPDATE: Maksym Yali on life in Kyiv and possible gains for the counteroffensive before winter

    139. UPDATE: Maksym Yali on life in Kyiv and possible gains for the counteroffensive before winter

    Maksym Yali, Head of a Center for New World Order and Professor of International Relations at the National Aviation University in Kyiv, discusses the mood in Kyiv and possible gaind for Ukraine's counteroffensive before winter. 
    Maksym Yali on X (twitter): @maksymyali 
    Jessica Genauer on X (twitter): @jessicagenauer
    More about the host: Jessica Genauer 

    • 10 min
    138. ANALYSIS: Miriam Hess on Ramzan Kadyrov’s place in Russian politics; Chechen fighters on both sides in the war in Ukraine; and the future of the Republic of Chechnya

    138. ANALYSIS: Miriam Hess on Ramzan Kadyrov’s place in Russian politics; Chechen fighters on both sides in the war in Ukraine; and the future of the Republic of Chechnya

    Miriam Hess, Associate Fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations,
    discusses Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov's place in the domestic Russian political landscape and relationship to Putin, Chechens fighting on both sides in the war in Ukraine, and the possible future of the Republic of Chechnya if Putin were to no longer be in power.
    More about Miriam's work: Miriam Hess
    Miriam Hess on: background to the relationship between Chechnya and Russia for The Hundred 
    Miriam Hess on Ramzan Kadyrov: The Controversial Chechen Leader who Supports Putin in Ukraine 
    Miriam Hess on: how Ramzan Kadyrov leverages Islam and internal conflict 
    Miriam Hess on X(Twitter): @miriamka_hess
    More about the host: Jessica Genauer
    Jessica on X(twitter): @jessicagenauer 

    • 23 min
    137. ANALYSIS: Mark McNamee on Ukraine’s economic opportunities and challenges

    137. ANALYSIS: Mark McNamee on Ukraine’s economic opportunities and challenges

    Mark McNamee, Europe Director at Frontier View, discusses the economic opportunities and challenges in Ukraine, the mood in Kyiv, the on-going counteroffensive, and political and economic pressures in Russia. 
    Mark McNamee in Frontier View Insights on Implications of Russia's withdrawal from the grain deal, August 2023 
    Mark McNamee in Frontier View Insights on How Prigozhin's mutiny reveals Putin's weakness, June 2023 
    Mark McNamee in Frontier View Insights on How the war has damaged Russian labor markets, June 2023 
    Mark McNamee on X/Twitter: @mmcnameefsg
    More about Fontier View: frontierview.com
    More about the host: Jessica Genauer 
    Jessica on X/Twitter: @jessicagenauer

    • 26 min
    136. ANALYSIS: Catrina Doxsee on Wagner mutiny, Prigozhin’s relationship to Putin, and the future of the Wagner group

    136. ANALYSIS: Catrina Doxsee on Wagner mutiny, Prigozhin’s relationship to Putin, and the future of the Wagner group

    Catrina Doxsee, associate director and associate fellow for the Transnational Threats Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), discusses the Wagner mutiny, Wagner's relationship to the Russian state, the relationship between Yevgeny Prigozhin and Putin, and the future of Wagner activities in Africa and elsewhere. 
    More about Catrina Doxsee's work: CatrinaDoxsee.com
    Previous episode with Catrina on background and activities of the Wagner group: Episode 124. ANALYSIS: Catrina Doxsee on the Wagner group
    Catrina on twitter / X: @catrinadoxsee
    Jessica Genauer on twitter / X: @jessicagenauer
    More about the host: Jessica Genauer 

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.5 out of 5
20 Ratings

20 Ratings

VerucaSalt ,

Informative and well versed in critical thought

Great show that looks at an issue at more than a superficial level.

gabfanatico ,

Excellent!

Content is excellent! Thanks for changing the music, it’s much better now!

Laurel Paliatina ,

Read the room

The guests are great…but the intro music and peppy host tone is just disrespectful to the subject matter . This isn’t a chat about summer fashion and Disneyland . It’s about genocide. . Please read the room .

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