In this episode, we learn how the war in Ukraine is being reported inside Russia and clear up the confusion about whether Poland will supply fighter jets to the Ukrainian government. You will also hear from Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov and Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš.
Reflecting on another tumultuous week, POLITICO’s Andrew Gray joins Moscow correspondent Eva Hartog, who recounts how Russia has dramatically changed in a matter of weeks with repressive measures such as severe repression. to the independent media. She also describes the message emanating from the Kremlin and how it reaches the Russian people.
Andrews is also joined by Chief European Correspondent Matthew Karnitschnig, who analyzes the dilemma facing the EU in the face of calls to ban Russian energy imports and explains the story over and over again. repeated on whether Poland would send fighter jets to Ukraine.
Our special guest is Bulgarian Prime Minister Kiril Petkov. He told POLITICO’s Lili Bayer that Bulgaria should be seen as a full supporter of NATO and EU action against Moscow despite its ties to Russia, but conceding some of the proposed measures would be particularly difficult. for his country.
We also heard Latvian Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš talk about what he believes are Vladimir Putin’s real goals in Ukraine and beyond. Our conversation with him was recorded before the invasion began but this snippet has stuck with us and is still pretty predictive.
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