A Russian student on the war in Ukraine: ‘Due to propaganda, the war with Ukraine is a World War’

Every day we hear something new about the war between Ukraine and Russia. Most people see Russians as the bad guys considering they invaded Ukraine. But what do the Russians think about the war themselves? A brave Russian student who studies at Thomas More, University of Applied Sciences in Mechelen (Belgium), opens up about Russia’s political and emotional situation. ‘Russians that protest on the street can go to prison.’

In this podcast, reporter Anouk Stevens interviews a Russian student of Thomas More about the situation in her home country. Listen to this podcast and discover the power of Putin over his own people.

Text and podcast: Anouk Stevens
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