CANADA POLITICS CBC Radio The House: Can Ukraine hold on?

CBC Radio The House: Can Ukraine hold on?

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CBC News: Home48:38Will Ukraine be able to hold out?

Ukrainian journalist Sergei Prokopenko talks to guest host Murray Brewster about the coverage of the war in his homeland. Defense expert Philip Carber, who has advised Ukraine and NATO, discusses the evolution of the conflict. Plus, Defense Minister Anita Anand talks about Canada’s support for arming and training the Ukrainian military, while The House travels to Kitchener, Ontario. to speak with Green MP Mike Morris for our summer series.

War outside your door

Sergei Prokopenko did not have to travel far to become a war correspondent. He had only to step out of his apartment in the center of Kharkov in eastern Ukraine to witness the Russian invasion.

While more than half of the residents of Ukraine’s second-largest city have fled, Prokopenko, editor of the online news site Gwara Media, has stayed behind to document the destruction — and resilience — of the place he calls home. He talks to guest host Murray Brewster about his experience of covering the war on his doorstep.

CBC News: Home7:43War outside your door

Serhiy Prokopenko, editor of the Ukrainian online news site Gwara Media, talks with guest host Murray Brewster about his experience of covering the war on his doorstep.

Potential Ukrainian retaliation

Despite skepticism and allied objections, Ukraine is slowly and steadily laying the groundwork for a counter-offensive in the south of the country to oust Russia part of the territory occupied after the 24 February invasion. This comes with great risk, but it can also change the course of the war.

Philip Karber is president of the conservative American Potomac Foundation and an expert on Russian war strategy and tactics, who has advised both the Ukrainian government and NATO on the direction of the war. He joins House to discuss the military situation and what might happen next.

CBC News: Home11:02Potential Ukrainian retaliation

Philip Karber, president of the US-based Potomac Foundation and defense expert who advised the Ukrainian government and NATO on the direction of the war, joins The House to discuss the current military situation.

We help Ukraine create a new army

As the long summer of conflict continues and the war approaches the half-year mark, Canada this week announced Canadian troops. join the british army helping turn Ukrainian civilians into soldiers.

What will be required to create a new Ukrainian army? And is Canada doing enough for that? Defense Secretary Anita Anand talks with guest host Murray Brewster about Canada’s continued support for the besieged country.

CBC News: Home11:33We help Ukraine create a new army

Defense Secretary Anita Anand talks with guest host Murray Brewster about Canada’s continued support for Ukraine and its pledge to arm and train the beleaguered country’s armed forces.

Backyard bench

It’s summer, which means MPs are back on their trips to attend barbecues, talk to voters and maybe take some time off to enjoy the warm weather. This summer, House will visit MPs on their travels to learn about their constituencies, what got them into politics, and what they hope to achieve in Ottawa.

In this installment of our Backyards to the Bench series, we travel to Kitchener, Ontario to speak with one of the two Greens in the House of Commons: newcomer Mike Morris.

CBC News: Home15:29Backyards bench: Greens MP Mike Morris

In this installment of our “Backyards to the Bench” series, the House of Representatives travels to Kitchener, Ontario, to speak with one of the two Greens in the House of Commons: Rookie MP Mike Morris.

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