President Putin has said the world is at a "turning point” during Russia’s Victory Day parade and blamed the West for the war in Ukraine. The annual celebrations in Moscow to commemorate victory over Nazi Germany were slimmed down amid security concerns. Shashank Joshi, defence editor at The Economist, shares his thoughts on this year’s event and his analysis of what course the fighting could take in Ukraine.
Katya Buchatska tells us about her film that documents a train journey across Ukraine - it’s now an installation in Liverpool’s cathedral ahead of the Eurovision Song contest. And Andriy Sirchenko talks about about the War Fragments Museum and how his team are preserving Ukrainian memories through art.
Today’s episode is presented by Victoria Derbyshire and James Waterhouse.
The producers were Arsenii Sokolov, Clare Williamson and Drew Hyndman. The technical producer was Mike Regaard. The series producer is Fiona Leach. The assistant editor is Alison Gee and the editor is Jonathan Aspinwall.
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