The Heat: Conflict in Ukraine

The Heat

A destroyed tank is pictured in the village of Novoselivka, outside Chernigiv, on June 21, 2022, amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine. (Photo by Sergei CHUZAVKOV / AFP)

Russian forces are gaining ground in the eastern part of Ukraine, forcing citizens to flee the region.

Ukraine is asking for more assistance from the West to try to repel Russian soldiers.

We start with this report from Sergio Olmos, in Kyiv.

To discuss:

  • Pavlo Kukhta is former Ukrainian Acting Minister of Economy.
  • Pavel Felgenhauer is a defense analyst and columnist for Novaya Gazeta.
  • Remi Piet is a senior partner at the consulting company Embellie Advisory.
  • Anton Fedyashin is a professor of history at American University.

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