The Heat: 100 days of the Russia-Ukraine conflict

The Heat

Featured Video Play IconA woman walks past a destroyed residential building in the town of Irpin, north-west from Ukrainian capital of Kyiv on June 3, 2022 on the 100th day of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. – Volodymyr Zelensky vowed victory on the 100th day of Russia’s invasion on June 3, 2022, even as Russian troops pounded the eastern Donbas region. (Photo by Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP)

A hundred days ago Russia started what it called a special military operation in Ukraine.

Thousands of people have died on both sides.

After initially deploying near the capital Kyiv, the fighting now is concentrated in the eastern part of the country, which Russian forces control.

Philip Crowther has details from Lviv in Ukraine.

To discuss:

  • Pavlo Kukhta is a former Ukrainian Acting Minister of Economic Development.
  • Anton Fedyashin is a professor of history at American University
  • Max Blumenthal is an editor at
  • Richard Arnold is an associate professor of political science at Muskingum University.

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