Finland can go ahead, a year after Russia’s big attack, the rolls reflect the world situation
New balance between Finland and Sweden The relationship between Sweden and Finland is often described as close and important, not least when it comes to defense cooperation where the countries have long spoken of each other as their closest partner. The relationship is also complex. In Finland, generally speaking, you follow developments in Sweden more […]
New robot attacks on Kyiv – the city without power
Russia has carried out new robot attacks against important infrastructure in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv. According to the news agency AFP’s emissary, parts of Kyiv will be without electricity. The city of Lviv in western Ukraine and parts of the neighboring country of Moldova are also said to be without power after Russian attacks. Three […]
Explosions in Polish city near the border with Ukraine
Two people have died after Russian robots struck in NATO country Poland near the Ukrainian border, a US intelligence source told the AP news agency. The information has not been confirmed. The explosion is said to have occurred in a field outside the city of Przewodów, which is less than ten miles north of the […]
On February 24, life changed for Kateryna Martyniuk. She was born in Ukraine, where she is studying at the University of Lviv, where she studied Swedish for three years. Despite a life with constant flight alarms and reports from friends at the front, she has chosen to stay. In the mornings Kateryna Martyniuk studies at […]
Bikes4Ukraine: Donate your bike to help those in need!
Have you ever noticed one of the annoying pieces of plastic on your bike just in time to stop it from being thrown out? You were lucky: The average backyard in Copenhagen throws out 20 every time it has a cleanup. So it is not surprising that the Danish public discards 400,000 bicycles every year. […]
The EBU has denied Ukraine the right to host Eurovision Song Contest 2023
“We are disappointed with this decision of the EBU. During this month, many people in Ukraine have done everything possible to meet the conditions for Eurovision in our country. Security is, of course, our first priority. UA: PBC, state and municipalities did a thorough job to see such an unappealable statement, so we ask our […]
This year’s Summer Hosts are presented
JUNE June 25 Pär Lernström, host June 26 Lena Philipsson, artist June 27 Diamant Salihu, journalist, author June 28 Emma Hamberg, author June 29 Gudrun Persson, Russia expert June 30 Camilla Hamid, influencer, cookbook author, home economics teacher JULY July 1 Edvin Ryding, actor July 2 Christian von Koenigsegg, CEO, founder of the sports car […]
After 100 days of war, the UN is issuing a new alert over Ukraine’s alarming food security
Equally important for the world’s farmers is secured access to fertilizers from Russia, the world’s largest producer. “Negotiations are continuing,” Awad said in a statement to reporters in Geneva from Kiev. “There is (is) a lot of detail and shuttle between Moscow and the other countries concerned, and negotiations are ongoing. But there is no […]
Live: Finland formally confirms offer of NATO membership
The Finnish government on Sunday officially announced its intention to join NATO, while Sweden’s ruling party is holding a crucial meeting that could pave the way for a joint application when the alliance’s military alliance leads to a historic expansion prompted by Russia’s war against Ukraine. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for the latest developments. […]
Zelensky says scenes in Borodianka much more horrific than in Bucha
The destruction left by Russian troops in the town of Borodianka outside of Kyiv is “much more horrific” than the situation uncovered in the nearby town of Bucha, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Thursday. Earlier Thursday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia had sustained “significant losses” in Ukraine since its troops entered on February […]
The war in Ukraine has been going on for a month
Hear conversations with Roman Horbyk and Kateryna Martyniuk from Lviv in western Ukraine. Oscar Jonsson, researcher in military science at the Swedish National Defense College, summarizes the last month’s battles. The clip comes from P1-Morgon 24 March 2022.
Russian oligarch ship stuck in the middle of NATO exercise, how long do the refugees stay, French presidential election affected by the war
Hour one: 24th day of the war, report from Lviv The war and the wave of refugees evoke memories in those who previously fled to Sweden NATO exercise in Norway near the Russian border, how big is the risk of mistakes and misunderstandings? Is it worth (M) trying to save the Liberals? Chronicle by Katarina […]
Volodymyr Zelensky is Ukraine’s voice now
When Volodymyr Zelensky elected president, he had no previous political experience. However, he had played the bear Paddington and acted as president in the TV series The Servant of the People. Today he has an incredibly difficult task when he has to lead the country during the bloody war of aggression. How did his years […]
Recent developments in Ukraine: 16 March
For full coverage of the crisis in Ukraine, visit Flash point Ukraine. For the latest developments of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, constantly EST: 01:30: As civilians in Ukraine bear the brunt of Russian artillery attacks, the White House announced that President Joe Biden will travel to Brussels next week to coordinate deterrence and […]
VMA in Ängelholm
Soon full at Lviv’s Soldier Cemetery
Echoes in place: Concerns in western Ukraine
Russia’s attack on Ukraine is in full swing. Listen to Swedish Radio’s correspondent Lubna el-Shanti who is in Lviv in western Ukraine. Hear also Lieutenant Colonel Joakim Paasikivi from the Swedish National Defense College the military situation inside Ukraine.
Listeners’ questions about the war in Ukraine
Participants: Lubna el-Shanti and Johan-Mathias Sommarström, correspondents on site in Lviv, Ukraine, former Lieutenant Colonel Jörgen Elfving, former head of the Defense Intelligence School and employee at MUST and Alexandra Stråberg, chief economist at Länsförsäkringar. Host: Titti Schulz. The episode comes from P4 Extra which was broadcast on March 9, 2022 at 2 p.m.
UN aid chief outlines immediate humanitarian priorities for Ukraine
UN Aid Manager Martin Griffiths briefed ambassadors on how the UN and partners are responding to growing needs since Russia launched a “military operation” 11 days ago. “People are watching how this unnecessary conflict is taking over cities and civilians. In addition to what is happening in Ukraine, they have an extra fear of the […]
Latest on the war in Ukraine
Participants: Lubna El-Shanti and Johan Mathias Sommarström from Lviv in Ukraine, Alex Wade, emergency coordinator at Médecins Sans Frontières and Malena Britz at the Swedish National Defense College. Kajsa Boglind is the host. The clip is a live broadcast from Ekot which was broadcast on March 6, 2022 at 16.03.
Difficult humanitarian situation – hospitals are attacked
Hear the latest about the war in Ukraine. Participants: Lubna El-Shanti and Johan Mathias Sommarström from Lviv in Ukraine, Alex Wade, emergency coordinator at Médecins Sans Frontières and Malena Britz at the Swedish National Defense College. Kajsa Boglind is the host.
In Lviv, almost everyone is fleeing the war
Listen to the correspondents Lubna El-Shanti and Johan-Mathias Sommarström. The clip comes from Good Morning World March 6, 2022.
The situation in the fighting, “London degree” is being challenged, the EU is fundamentally changing
Hour one: The situation in the war Sunday morning, including from the outskirts of Kyiv. The cultural city of Lviv has become the center of flight from the war Putin’s network, this is what it looks like “London degree” in focus when Britain cuts back on Russian investment Chronicle by Nina Wormbs The panels Two […]
The Russian invasion, the refugee situation and Putin’s nuclear threat.
The whole program this day is about the situation in Ukraine. HOUR 1 Progress report from Kiev by Jim Heinz, AP, and from Moscow, by Russia correspondent Johanna Melén. Report from Lviv about a family that fled, by Lubna el-Shanti. Portrait of Ukrainian President Zelensky, the former actor who now has world politics as his […]
“Several I know have left eastern Ukraine”
Listen to 20-year-old students Ivan Glutjak and Olha Prechepa. – Several I know from eastern and central Ukraine have already left and moved here, says Olha.– It’s scary because over there also live Ukrainians, who love their country and do not want to leave, it’s uncomfortable. Ivan Glutjak says the message comes after a time […]
Western allies fear that the Kremlin will extend armed threats
LVIV, UKRAINE – Ukraine’s Western allies warned last week of an “imminent” attack from Russia, and earlier this week that turned into an attack that remained a “distinct possibility”. But now a consensus is being formed that the Kremlin intends to keep NATO and Kiev in suspense and is preparing to continue with a strategy […]
Has Ukraine triggered a geopolitical awakening in Europe
Lviv, Ukraine – Western media have been keen to explain in sweeping geopolitical terms why Ukraine plays a role – probably for fear that readers and audiences may believe that the fate of a remote country on the outskirts of Europe does not matter to them. But they may be preaching to the converts, according […]
Allies still divided over Russian intentions
Warsaw – The guessing game about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions continued on Sunday, with worried Western military officials and independent experts agreeing that the Kremlin has gathered enough forces to invade Ukraine. However, disagreement remains between allies over whether the military build-up is a feint designed to extract Western concessions or an invading force […]
Live: Biden warns that Putin invades Ukraine would entail “heavy costs”
Efforts to calm the crisis in Ukraine via telephone diplomacy failed to ease tensions on Saturday, with US President Joe Biden warning that Russia faces “rapid and heavy costs” if its troops carry out an invasion. Follow our live updates below. 07.45 Paris time US OSCE personnel begin to withdraw from Donetsk US Security and […]