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12 August 2022

Episode 2860

60 minutes

Russia turns down Switzerland’s offer to represent Ukraine’s interests in Moscow. Plus: North Korea declares victory over coronavirus, the latest on Kenya’s general election and highlights from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

12 August 2022

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Ukraine: Are the Swiss still neutral?

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As Russia declines a request for Switzerland to represent Ukraine in Moscow, describing it as an “unfriendly country”, we ask Monocle’s Ukraine correspondent, Olga Tokariuk, and Pascal Lottaz, professor at the Waseda Institute for Advanced Study in Tokyo, whether this spells the end of Switzerland’s famous neutrality.

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