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27 January 2022

Episode 2684

30 minutes

Hear from our team in Kyiv and Monocle 24’s security correspondent as preparations continue for a possible military conflict with Russia. Plus: US supreme court justice Stephen Breyer is retiring and our weekly ‘Global Countdown’.

27 January 2022

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Chapter 1

Ukraine braces for conflict

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As efforts to prepare Ukraine for a military confrontation with Russia continue, we get the latest from Benno Zogg, Monocle 24’s security correspondent, and Paige Reynolds in Kyiv.

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Who will replace Justice Stephen Breyer?

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Joe Biden has confirmed that he intends to honour his commitment to make an African-American woman his first nomination to the Supreme Court, to replace liberal justice Stephen Breyer. US analyst Julie Norman discusses Biden’s options.

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Who will replace Justice Stephen Breyer?

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