Wisconsin perspective on Ukraine, Nationalism in Russian conflict

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Pro-Ukraine people hold banners as they shout slogans during a protest outside the Russian consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, after Russian troops have launched an invasion on Ukraine. Frrancisco Seco/AP Photo

First, we hear from the organizer of the Wisconsin Ukrainian Facebook group whose brother is still in the war torn country. Then, we speak with a professor whose expertise is on Russian nationalism and how that is influencing the Ukrainian invasion.

Featured in this Show

  • Russian invasion through the eyes of Wisconsin Ukrainians

    More than 10,000 Wisconsinites identify as having a Ukrainian background, according to the U.S. Census. We talk with the founder of a Wisconsin Ukrainians community Facebook page about how locals are feeling through the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

  • How nationalism influences Russia-Ukrainian conflict

    We speak with a political science professor who has studied Russian and United States relations for decades. We hear about how nationalism, xenophobia and sanctions are influencing the Ukrainian invasion.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Royce Podeszwa Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Jonathan Pylypiv Guest
  • Yoshiko Herrera Guest

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