Ukraine renews railway connection with de-occupied Kherson – Weekly, 13-20 Nov, 2022 (podcast)

One week after Ukraine liberated Kherson, it renewed the train connection with the city. Ukraine’s president Zelensky visited Kherson only a few days after the Russians fled the biggest city they had occupied since February 24th. Ukrainians are renewing electricity supply across the country, though its infrastructure was heavily damaged by the Russian strikes. Russian propaganda says the West is afraid of Russia, although the reality is that Russian defeats in Ukraine provoke increasing disappointment inside Russia.

Learn more from the weekly digest of our Explaining Ukraine podcast.

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

UCMC’s contribution to episode #162 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.