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Has the war changed Boris Johnson’s reputation?

Partygate shook the Prime Minister’s authority – will his response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine save him?

As Russia’s invasion of Ukraine enters a second week, the New Statesman’s polling expert Ben Walker joins Anoosh Chakelian and Ailbhe Rea to talk about the latest polls.

They discuss exclusive polling for the New Statesman published today on Boris Johnson’s approval rating since the war began, as well as public attitudes to the UK government’s stance on Ukrainian refugees and economic sanctions against Russia. 

Then in You Ask Us, Ben answers a listener’s question on whether we can really know what the Russian people think of the war.

If you have a question for You Ask Us, email podcasts@newstatesman.co.uk.

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