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Taking On Putin

The journalist John Sweeney has been on Vladimir Putin's case for 22 years since he first saw evidence of war crimes by the Russian army under Putin's command in Chechnya. John first called Vladimir Putin a war criminal in March 2000. And again and again he's seen evidence of Vladimir Putin killing people, killing people in Russia, killing people in Britain and around the world.

 

Reporting from Kyiv this podcast will answer the question on everyones lips, who could do this to Ukraine, to civilians, to children? Who is Putin? 

 

Taking On Putin is funded by you - the listener. You can support the podcast on Crowdfunder - https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/p/taking-on-putin

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Jun 22, 2022

John Sweeney has been on Vladimir Putin's case for over twenty years - reporting on evidence of Kremlin-backed crimes in Russia, Chechnya, Ukraine and beyond.  John's been reporting from Kyiv throughout the Russian invasion. In this episode he examines stories that the master of the Kremlin may be seriously ill -...


Jun 15, 2022

John Sweeney has been on Vladimir Putin's case for over twenty years.  He's been in Kyiv since February, reporting the Russian invasion of Ukraine from on the ground. Early predictions of a rapid Russian victory turned out to be wrong, but they're doing much better in Eastern Ukraine. This episode John looks at the rot...


May 26, 2022

John Sweeney has been on Vladimir Putin's case for over twenty years.  He spent nearly three months in Kyiv reporting Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Currently back in London, this episode John explores the opposition to Putin from within Russia.  He tells the story of those who've given everything - even up to their...


May 18, 2022

John Sweeney has been on Vladimir Putin's case for over twenty years. He's back in the UK after nearly three months in Kyiv reporting Russia's invasion of Ukraine. This episode John revisits a war-like act by Russian operatives on British soil - using a banned nerve agent to try to kill a former Russian spy. John...


May 11, 2022

John Sweeney's been on Vladimir Putin's case for more than 20 years - reporting on killings and crimes committed under Putin's leadership in Russia and beyond.  John's been reporting from on the ground in Ukraine since before Russia invaded, but now he's returning to London for a short break.  In this special episode,...