Apr 21, 2022 - Podcasts

The second phase of war in Ukraine

Russian troops have surrounded the last remaining Ukrainian stronghold in the city of Mariupol early Thursday morning. President Putin has ordered his forces not to storm a massive steel plant in the city where about 1,000 civilians are sheltering.

This comes days after Ukrainian President Zelenksy announced the long-awaited Russian offensive in the Donbas had begun. This attack could be a decisive second phase of the war.

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Guests: Axios' Dave Lawler and UK-based science and education consultant Claire Seeley.

Credits: Axios Today is produced by Niala Boodhoo, Sara Kehaulani Goo, Alexandra Botti, Nuria Marquez Martinez, Alex Sugiura, 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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