Ukraine’s counter-offensive disrupts Russia’s logistics. – Weekly, 29 Aug – 4 Sept. (podcast)

The Ukrainian Armed Forces have launched a counter-offensive against the Russian-occupied South of the country. Its aim is not to recapture territories immediately, but to disrupt Russia’s military logistics and make Russia’s hold there untenable.

IAEA experts came to the Russian-occupied Zaporizzhia Nuclear Power Plant to deter a potential nuclear disaster.

We also analyze the weapons Russia is using in this war against Ukraine. – This is the weekly digest of our “Explaining Ukraine” podcast. 


  • Volodymyr Yermolenko, Ukrainian philosopher and journalist, chief editor at
  • Tetyana Ogarkova, Ukrainian scholar and journalist who is in charge of international outreach at the Ukraine Crisis Media Centre.

We continue our “Explaining Ukraine” podcast by discussing consequences of Russian invasion of Ukraine. 

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UCMC’s contribution to episode #140 is supported by the joint Ukraine Crisis Media Center and Estonian Centre for International Development project that is funded by the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and American Embassy in Kyiv.