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What threatening Ukraine says about Russian identity, with Peter Pomerantsev

What is behind Russia’s posturing against Ukraine?

The New Statesman’s senior editor, US, Emily Tamkin, speaks to author, journalist and TV producer Peter Pomerantsev about the growing tension between Russia and Ukraine.

They discuss why Russia finds Ukraine so important, what closing down Memorial, the country’s oldest human rights organisation, says about its historical memory, and how Russians might feel about a potential war.

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