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The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer: The command center for breaking news, politics and extraordinary reports from around the world. The Situation Room airs weekdays 5p-7p eastern on CNN. In this podcast you will get the 6p-7p hour Monday through Friday. CNN.com/TheSituationRoom

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    Police: Gunman “Not Confronted By Anybody” Before Shooting

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 38:35

    Police reveal the Texas school gunman was not confronted by anybody before he entered the building through an apparently unlocked door and remained inside for about an hour until he was killed. Authorities are facing growing questions and criticism over their response to the massacre. Our correspondents are covering every angle of the story, including our CNN teams on the ground in Texas. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    TX Gov: Gunman Had “No Known” Criminal Or Mental Health History

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 38:37

    After the deadliest U.S. school shooting in nearly a decade, officials now reveal that the gunman posted messages about his plans minutes before he massacred 19 children and 2 teachers at a Texas elementary school. He also sent chilling texts about the attack to a girl he met online. CNN has obtained those texts. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Deadly Shooting At Texas Elementary School

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 51:18

    Another tragedy of American gun violence as 15 people are killed at an elementary school in Texas. We are providing extensive live reporting and perspective on today's horrific event. Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro joins to share what Congress can do to prevent mass shootings. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Biden Sows Confusion On Taiwan

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 38:48

    President Biden creates confusion over the U.S. stance on Taiwan after vowing the U.S. military would respond if China invades. Now, Beijing is accusing him of playing with fire as the White House tries to walk back the comments. Also tonight, 35 tons of baby formula land in the U.S. from overseas amid the dire shortage that has put some infants in the hospital. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Mariupol On Brink Of Full Capture

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 38:26

    President Biden is confronting multiple crisis in Asia on his first visit to the region as President. In the United States, the baby formula shortage continues to throw the White House into crisis mode. Plus, Russia says the long and bloody battle for the steel plant in Mariupol is now over marking Moscow's biggest victory of the war.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Biden Defends Finland, Sweden Bids To Join NATO As Turkey Balks

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 38:21

    President Biden vows NATO will be stronger against Russian aggression as Finland and Sweden seek to join the alliance. Pentagon press secretary John Kirby joins to provide his assesment of the war. Also, concerns are growing about the spread of monkey pox as a rare case is confirmed in the United States. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Mariupol Falls To Russia After Stranded Ukrainian Troops Surrender

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 38:21

    In the war-ravaged northeast, Ukrainian forces now say they have recaptured new territory as they push closer to the Russian border and attempt to push back Kremlin troops on multiple fronts. In Mariupol, more Ukrainian forces evacuate as the city comes under Moscow's control. Plus, we break down results from key primaries across the nation. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Prior Threat Did Not Land Alleged Buffalo Gunman On Red Flag List

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 38:58

    President Biden visits the mourning community in Buffalo and says the racist ideology that led to mass murder cannot be tolerated anywhere. The mayor of Buffalo joins to provide updates on the two people arrested after making threats following the mass shooting. Also, key primaries are taking place in five states across the nation. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    School Officials: Buffalo Suspect Made An “Ominous” Threat Last Year

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 38:15

    Officials are now revealing chilling new details of the Buffalo supermarket killer's planning, saying he intended to continue his rampage. Also tonight, Ukrainian forces are claiming major gains on the battlefield amid significant Russian losses. Plus, a deal has been reached to reopen a plant to help with the nationwide infant formula shortage. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Russian Withdrawal Near Kharkiv Reveals New Atrocities

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 38:22

    The battlefield in Ukraine shifts once again as Russia's northern retreat reveals new atrocities. Also, the first war crimes trial against a Russian soldier begins in Kyiv. Plus, President Biden is on the defensive as he struggles to tame a baby formula shortage which has many parents in crisis. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Finland Races Toward NATO Membership

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 38:29

    The battlefield in Ukraine is in constant flux as Putin's historic miscalculation comes into sharper focus. President Zelensky's chief of staff joins to discuss Finland taking a key step toward joining NATO. Also, President Biden remarks on the one million Americans who have now died of Covid-19. Plus, the January 6th select committee has now issued subpoenas to five Republican lawmakers. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Ukraine Pushes Russian Forces Out Of Key Towns Near Border

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 38:40

    Ukraine is retaking key territory from Kremlin forces in towns around the major northern city of Kharkiv. Also, a Democrat-led bill aimed at preserving access to abortion nationwide just failed in the Senate. Then, new details on an astonishing emergency landing by an untrained airplane passenger who was forced to take the helm after the pilot was incapacitated. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    U.S. Gas Prices Climb To Record High

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 77:08

    U.S. gas prices hit their highest level ever in the latest sign that soaring inflation is taking a very serious toll on the U.S. economy. President Biden says the price hikes are now his top domestic priority, laying out new efforts to tame the surge. In Ukraine, the key city of Odesa is under intense bombardment of hypersonic missiles. The U.S. Director of National Intelligence warns Putin is planning for a prolonged conflict and that Putin's ambitions extend beyond eastern Ukraine. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Escaped Prisoner & Prison Guard In Custody

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 42:47

    The Alabama fugitive and corrections officer are now in custody after a chase in Indiana. Authorities say the corrections officer is currently hospitalized with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Plus, Russian missile strikes rock Odesa in the latest barrage as Kremlin forces launch new attacks against civilians across Ukraine. Dozens are now feared dead after a Russian bomb obliterated a school where nearly 100 people were sheltering. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Moscow Official: Russia To “Stay Forever” In Kherson Region

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2022 38:31

    War-ravaged Ukraine is on heightened alert as new warnings emerge that Russia may increase its attacks on Monday. This as fighting ranges on in Mariupol amid new rescue efforts. President Zelensky is calling the ongoing blockade a form of torture that's left innocent people starving. Our correspondents are standing by in the war zone and at the Pentagon. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    U.N.: New Evacuation Convoy Heading To Mariupol As Battles Rage

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 38:29

    As bloody battles rage on, a new evacuation convoy is heading to the besieged city of Mariupol on a mission to rescue civilians trapped in the city's bombed-out steel plant. Ukraine says attacks on the complex have been nonstop as Russians try to wipe out Mariupol's last defenders. Also, Chief Justice John Roberts is calling the leak of the Supreme Court draft opinion absolutely appalling and stressed the leak will not affect the decision of the court. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Commander: “Enemy” Inside Mariupol Plant

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 38:29

    A Ukrainian commander says enemy troops have broken into the steel plant where Mariupol's last defenders and hundreds of civilians are holed up. We're getting new details on the fighting and whether it could be a final showdown in the besieged city. Also, CNN's new poll shows most Americans are casting blame on President Biden as their view of the economy is worse than it has been in a decade. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Supreme Court: Draft Decision To Strike Down Roe v. Wade Is Authentic

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 38:46

    A bombshell development at the United States Supreme Court as a leaked draft decision reveals the court's conservatives are now poised to strike down Roe v. Wade. Plus, as missile strikes hit western Ukraine, Pentagon press secretary John Kirby joins to discuss a possible formal declaration of war by Vladimir Putin. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    U.S. Diplomats Return To Ukraine For First Time Since Start Of War

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 38:29

    We are told Mariupol's last strong hold for Ukrainian fighters is now under constant fire by the Russians. The attacks are preventing new evacuations from the besieged steel plant after dozens of civilians finally made it out safely and are now recounting the horrors they endured. We discuss the war with the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine as American diplomats are now back on the ground inside Ukraine.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    WH Braces For Potential Biden, Putin Showdown At G20 Summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 38:34

    Heavy shelling right now in eastern Ukraine as Russian forces make new gains at the close of a critical week in the war. In Mariupol, the city's last defenders are under relentless attack in the besieged steel plant where hundreds of civilians are also trapped. We are following the urgent push to evacuate amidst strong fears of a new attempt by Russia to storm the complex.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Zelensky: Russia Trying To “Humiliate” United Nations

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 38:33

    Russia attacks the Ukrainian capital for the first time in weeks. President Zelensky says five missiles hit Kyiv during the U.N. Secretary General's visit to the city. Was the Kremlin sending a message? We get an update on the state of the war from the Pentagon press secretary John Kirby. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Russia Cuts Gas To Two EU Nations

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 38:41

    U.S. Marine veteran Trevor Reed is finally heading home after being freed by Russia in a prisoner swap. This hour, we ask the State Department about Reed's long-sought release and whether it will have any impact on the war in Ukraine. Also, Russia is now escalating its economic war with the West by cutting off natural gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Ukraine Facing “Offensive In All Directions” In East & South

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 38:43

    Ukrainian forces face increasing Russian attacks in the east and south as a third mass grave appears to have been found near Mariupol. The mayor of the besieged city claims Kremlin troops are forcing Ukrainian civilians to bury the dead in exchange for food and water. A key advisor to the mayor of Mariupol joins to comment. Also, Ukraine's president is slamming Russia, saying it has no right to blackmail the world with the threat of using nuclear weapons. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    U.S. After Kyiv Talks: “We Want To See Russia Weakened”

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 38:42

    Ukraine says Russians are raising everything to the ground during their offensive in the east as new video of a village wiped out amid heavy fighting. Putin's war machine launches new attacks in western and central Ukraine as well, striking five railway stations within an hour. This after the U.S. Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense held talks with President Zelensky in Kyiv.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Russia Reveals Ukraine War Goal

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2022 38:47

    As Russian invaders leave cities in ruin, a top general reveals for the first time that Vladimir Putin's war goals are bigger than we knew. The Ukrainian Prime Minister joins to share his reaction to Putin's chilling ambitions. Also, urgent new pleas for evacuations in Mariupol as Russia tightens its grip on the southeastern city and blockades the factory where Ukrainian civilians and troops are holding out. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Ukraine: Tens Of Thousands Of Civilians Trapped In Mariupol

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 38:40

    Putin claims victory in the besieged city of Mariupol, trapping tens of thousands of civilians holed up inside a huge steel complex. Putin is ordering forces to make sure nobody can escape from the last major stronghold. Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby joins to discuss Biden claiming there is no evidence Mariupol has completely fallen as the U.S. says it will send an additional $800 million in military assistance to Ukrainian fighters. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Russia Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile Amid Ukraine War

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 38:45

    Time may be running out to save tens of thousands of civilians trapped in the besieged city of Mariupol. Russia is saying it will destroy everything in its path as it intensifies its attack. Further, Russia tested a nuclear-capable missile in the midst of war as Putin delivers a warning to the West. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Last Chance To Evacuate Eastern Cities As Russia Closes In

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 38:44

    Eastern Ukraine is under fire as Russia declares a new phase of the war is under way. CNN is on the eastern front where civilians are facing a last chance to escape as the onslaught begins as Kremlin forces close in. Also, a factory sheltering civilians in Mariupol is attacked and Ukraine says it intercepted Russian military communications on plans to “level everything to the ground.” To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Zelensky: Russian Forces Have Started Battle For Donbas

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 77:19

    Ukrainian officials say the second phase of Russia's war has begun in the east with the critical battle for the Donbas region now underway. This as officials warn no part of Ukraine is safe from the Kremlin's brutal onslaught after deadly new strikes on the western city of Lviv. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Zelensky: World Should Prepare For Putin To Use Nukes

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2022 39:05

    U.S. officials believe two Ukrainian missiles are behind the sinking of Russia's premier warship in the Black Sea. With the Moskva now at the bottom of the ocean, new strikes hit Kyiv and Ukraine warns of a coming offensive soon.  Also, the Kremlin is warning the United States to stop shipping weapons to Ukraine or face unpredictable consequences. Volodymyr Zelensky speaks exclusively to CNN on the threat of Putin to Ukraine and the world. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Key Russian Warship Sinks After Ukraine Claims Missile Strike

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 38:44

    A key Russian warship has sunk off the Ukrainian coast. Ukraine claims it conducted a missile strike on the vessel while Russia claims the damage was the result of a fire. The Pentagon cannot confirm if the damage was a result of a Ukrainian attack. Also, U.S. officials warn that Russia has amassed significant forces in eastern Ukraine, potentially signaling a brutal new offensive. CNN is inside towns on the brink of assault where civilians are taking shelter. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    NYC Subway Shooting Suspect Arrested

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 38:41

    Police have arrested the suspect in the New York City subway shooting after Frank James called in a tip against himself. He is now charged with terrorism against a mass transit system.  Also, amid mounting evidence that Russian forces are ramping up their assault on eastern Ukraine, President Biden unveiled a $800 million package which includes military drones and attack helicopters. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Putin: Peace Talks At A “Dead End”

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 42:52

    Sources tell CNN that a suspect has been identified in the terrifying New York City subway attack that has left at least 10 people with gunshot wounds. We're standing by for an official update on the urgent manhunt.  Plus, for the first time since Russian troops invaded Ukraine, President Biden calls the atrocities emerging from the war zone a “genocide.” This as Vladimir Putin declares the peace talks are at a “dead end” and vows to continue the war. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Eight Mile Convoy Spotted Near Kharkiv

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 38:50

    New indications tonight that Russia is planning a major offensive in eastern Ukraine. The Pentagon now says early signs point to Russian reinforcements arriving in the Donbas region in the south. President Zelensky says tens of thousands of Ukrainians are dead inside the devastated city of Mariupol as he makes a grim warning about the future. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Russian Strike On Train Station Kills Dozens Fleeing War

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 38:27

    Russia hits a train station in Ukraine packed with people fleeing the war, killing at least 50 people and injuring hundreds more. We're learning more about the missile strike and getting new reaction to the slaughter that included children. Plus, Ukraine's top prosecutor joins to answer where her investigation of Russian war crimes stands now. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    U.N. Votes To Suspend Russia From Human Rights Council

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 38:36

    Amid growing evidence of Russian atrocities in Ukraine, Kremlin troops were caught talking about killing civilians in intercepted radio messages as the United Nations suspended Russia from the U.N. Human Rights Council. Plus, Democrats cheer a history-making vote in the Senate as Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson has now been confirmed as the first black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    U.S.: Bucha Atrocities Appear "Premeditated" And "Very Deliberate"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 38:21

    The U.S. said that the horrors in Bucha appear "premeditated" and "very deliberate." In an exclusive interview with CNN's Dana Bash, Polish President Andrzej Duda said the massacres in Bucha and in other cities fulfill the "features of a genocide." Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre joins Wolf to share whether he agrees, calling the atrocities "brutal massacres" and "war crimes," and said "those responsiblehave to be held responsible." And, President Biden said today that this war could continue for a long time. Should the world prepare for a years-long crisis? To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Russian Carnage Exposed In Another Ukrainian City

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2022 38:31

    CNN correspondents traveled to the town of Borodianka to see the destruction to large residential buildings and homes as well as civilian bodies strewn throughout the town. Ukrainian authorities say they believe there could be more towns with these kinds of atrocities. And, in a speech to the United Nations Security Council, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said the organization must "act immediately" on Russia or "dissolve itself." Top advisor to Zelensky Ihor Zhovkva discusses Zelensky's remarks and what the prospects of negotiations look like now. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Mass Graves and Bodies Exposed as Russians Retreat Kyiv Area

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 38:42

    Scenes from the Ukrainian town of Bucha indicate civilians were deliberately targeted as bodies of civilians have been found lying across the street and in mass graves. CNN Chief International Anchor Christiane Amanpour explains what these disturbing images reveal about the brutal nature of Russia's attack. And, President Biden called for a war crime trial to take place against Russian President Vladimir Putin. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Ukraine Won't Confirm Or Deny Russian Fuel Depot Attack

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022 38:27

    There is a new flash point in the war as the Kremlin accuses Ukraine of attacking a fuel depot inside of Russia and warns it could escalate the conflict. Are the Ukrainians responsible? We discuss what the White House is and notably is not saying about the strike tonight. Plus, thousands of Ukrainians just made the perilous escape from the southern city of Mariupol. CNN is on the scene during their emotional arrival.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Biden: Putin “Seems To Be Self-Isolated”

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 38:35

    Scenes from battlefields are hellish as Russian forces launch intense new strikes, shifting focus to eastern Ukraine while continuing to pound Kyiv and other major cities. Tonight, the Pentagon says it's not entirely clear what Kremlin troops will do next as Vladimir Putin's war enters its sixth week. We're also learning more about Putin's isolation now and whether he's being misled by his inner circle. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Ukraine: Russia Continuing “Full-Scale Armed Aggression”

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 38:46

    New Russian attacks occur in Ukraine despite Kremlin claims that it's scaling back their offensive. Graphic video shows buildings charred and gutted and entire city blocks have been wiped out. Ukraine says the armed aggression is still ongoing. Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus joins to answer what may become of this war. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Air Raid Sirens Sounding In Kyiv

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 38:45

    As Russia claims it will scale back its assault on Kyiv, the U.S. is warning no one should be fooled by the Kremlin. We are now getting new disturbing reports of major artillery and rocket fire heard in the city. Top Pentagon spokesman John Kirby joins to discuss the battle around the capital and Russia's military strategy. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Zelensky: Ukraine Ready To Accept Neutral, Non-Nuclear Status

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 38:36

    Fears about the city of Mariupol grow as the mayor declares, “we are in the hands of the occupiers.” This as President Zelensky suggests Ukraine may agree to declare neutrality as part of a peace deal with Russia. Also, President Biden refuses to walk back his remarks that Vladimir Putin cannot stay power while insisting there is no change in U.S. policy. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Biden: Putin Cannot Remain In Power

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 27, 2022 76:27

    President Biden declares Vladimir Putin cannot remain in power, escalating his rhetoric. The fiery speech capped Biden's visit to Poland which included an emotional moment with refugees who fled for their lives. Also new, Russian airstrikes hit the western Ukrainian city of Lviv while Biden was in neighboring Poland. Our correspondents are covering the war from every angle with live reports from Ukraine and Poland. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    U.S.: Russian Ground Forces Stop Moving Toward Kyiv

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2022 76:58

    After a full month of brutal warfare, Russia signals a major shift in strategy. Putin's forces are now stopping the move toward Kyiv and focusing on eastern Ukraine. Is it an attempt by the Kremlin to scale back and save face after significant setbacks on the battlefield? President Biden visits U.S. troops in Poland just 60 miles from the Ukrainian border. He's praising the defense of Europe and warning that the consequences of Russia's war extend around the world. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Ukraine Navy Claims To Destroy Russian Warship

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 76:26

    President Biden declares NATO has never been more united after emergency talks in Brussels about Russia's war against Ukraine. This hour we're breaking down new moves by U.S. and its allies to aid Ukrainians, punish Vladimir Putin, and respond if he launches a chemical attack. Also, Ukraine is claiming a new win against Kremlin forces saying it has destroyed a Russian warship in a key southern port. We have a teams of correspondents in Ukraine and here in Brussels.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    Biden Warns Of Chemical Warfare In Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 77:22

    President Biden just landed in Brussels for critical talks with U.S. allies about Russia's war against Ukraine as the bombs keep falling and civilians keep dying. The U.S. is now formally declaring that Kremlin forces have committed war crimes. NATO is now estimating as many as 15,000 Russian troops have been killed. Our correspondents are on the front lines in Ukraine and at key locations here in Europe and the United States. Plus, former President Bill Clinton joins to remember the life and legacy of Madeleine Albright.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    NATO Officials: Belarus Could “Soon” Join Russia In War

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 92:02

    Thick black smoke is seen in the city of Kyiv today after several large explosions rocked nearby suburbs. CNN teams on the ground also reportedly heard shelling and gunfire. The Kyiv regional police have claimed its forces have retaken the town of Makariv from Russian troops. Also, today is the first day of questions for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson who appeared before the Judiciary Committee for a hearing that has at times been contentious. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    U.N: About One-Fourth Of Ukrainians Displaced By War

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 77:18

    Deadly Russian shelling flattens a shopping mall and prompts a strict new curfew. The war-torn country is rejecting Russia's demand to surrender the key city of Mariupol where one officer says bombs are falling every ten minutes.  Also tonight, President Biden has a new warning about potential Russian cyber attacks on the U.S. as he prepares to travel to a critical NATO summit. President Zelensky is voicing fears that this conflict could lead to World War III as Ukrainians dodge explosions and defy Russia. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

    U.S. Defense Secretary: Russia Continues To Make "Incremental Gains" In South Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 20, 2022 75:49

    U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said Europe is facing its biggest challenge in generations as Russian forces make "incremental gains" in South Ukraine and as Russia has used "some brutal, savage techniques in terms of the way that they've been targeting civilian populations." Chairman of the Armed Services Committee Rep. Adam Smith joins to discuss the comments and whether Russia has become more brutal in its attack.  And, nearly 10 million people in Ukraine have been displaced from their homes since Russia began its invasion. CNN reporters take you to a train station in Poland and a refugee shelter in Lviv to see the situation on the ground.  To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy

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