The Briefing

Wednesday 19 February

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19 February 2020

Episode 2160

01 hour

Russian president Vladimir Putin has sacked his top political aide, Michael Bloomberg has entered the US presidential race and we discuss the cultural impact of Brexit. Plus: why has South Korea launched an air-quality satellite?

19 February 2020

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Chapter 1

Putin's purge

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Russia analyst Mark Galeotti explains why the country’s president, Vladimir Putin, has axed a top political aide

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