Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

Russia Accuses US of Promoting ‘Bloodshed’ in Eastern Ukraine

The US has agreed to supply defensive weapons to the Ukrainian government.

The US has agreed to supply defensive weapons to the Ukrainian government. The Ukrainian president, Petro Poroshenko, says the weapons will only be used for defensive purposes.

Also in the programme: remembering Bruce McCandless, the first man to fly untethered in space; and the Syrian president is reportedly considering an appeal to urgently evacuate seven children with cancer from a rebel-held suburb of Damascus.

Picture:A tank of the Ukrainian forces near the village of Crymske in the Lugansk region in 2015. Credit: Getty Images.

53 minutes

Broadcast

The New Silk Road

The New Silk Road

How China is launching a major new trade route via the ancient Silk Road

70 Years On: Partition Stories

70 Years On: Partition Stories

Memories and stories of Partition in 1947 and the legacy Partition leaves with us today

China, the Party and the People

China, the Party and the People

Clips, reports and highlights on a society in flux

Inside The Philippines’ Deadly War On Drugs

Inside The Philippines’ Deadly War On Drugs

A brutal crack-down on drugs that has claimed more than 7000 lives

Podcast