Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk


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Presented by Andrew Mueller, this is Monocle 24’s flagship global-affairs show featuring interviews with political leaders and in-depth analysis of the big issues of the day. Featured as a ‘best classic podcast’ in the iTunes best of 2016 collection.


Ukraine: 25 years of independence

August 20th, 2016

Episode 186 of 280 episodes

It has not been an easy quarter-century; Ukraine has had to contend with revolutions and counter-revolutions, endemic corruption, unaccountable oligarchs and splits within the country. The Minsk agreement between Ukraine and Russia is under threat, while the government of Petro Poroschenko is hardly inspiring much confidence. So where next for Ukraine?

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