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What unites Ukraine and the Western Balkans?

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29 February 2024

Episode 3278

58 minutes

We get the latest from a Western Balkans summit that includes Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelensky. Then: the latest battle for Pacific Island influence between the US and China, what Japan can do about its record-low birth rate and how Christian nationalism is rising in the US. Plus: technology news with David Phelan and fine wines in the Arabian Peninsula.

29 February 2024

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Volodymyr Zelensky seeks more support from the Western Balkans

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Volodymyr Zelensky pleaded on Wednesday for more ammunition to repel Russia at a summit with Albania’s government to build support for Kyiv from southeastern Europe. His plea comes as Russian troops have seized the initiative on the battlefield in Ukraine as the country faces worsening shortages of weapons and soldiers.

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