28 September 2022

Is Russia raising the stakes in the war in Ukraine? | Inside Story

Up to 300,000 Russian reservists are being called up to join the war in Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin announced the 'partial mobilisation' during a rare national television address. Putin also gave his full support to referendums on occupied areas joining the Russia, saying the votes are needed to protect civilians from the 'neo-Nazi' government of Ukraine. Will Russia's moves raise the stakes in the seven-month war? Presenter: Imran Khan Guests: Sergei Markov – Director, Institute of Political Studies and former spokesman for President Vladimir Putin Donnacha O Beachain – Professor, Dublin City University Michael Bocirkiew – Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ #UkraineWar #Russia #Putin #InsideStory #UkraineCounterOffensive
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