Feb 24, 2022 - Podcasts

Russia launches a full-scale attack on Ukraine

Explosions could be heard throughout the country as Russian missile strikes were reported in multiple cities across Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered what he called a special military operation to "demilitarize and denazify Ukraine."

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky told his people to stay strong as Russian forces invaded his sovereign nation by land, air and sea overnight.

  • Plus, why more women of color in the U.S. are dying due to pregnancy or childbirth.

Guests: Axios' Mike Allen and Zach Basu, and Dr. Melissa Simon, OB-GYN at Northwestern Medical.

Credits: Axios Today is produced in partnership with Pushkin Industries. The team includes Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Julia Redpath, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, Sabeena Singhani, and Lydia McMullen-Laird. Music is composed by Evan Viola. You can reach us at [email protected]. You can text questions, comments and story ideas to Niala as a text or voice memo to 202-918-4893.

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