• Show Notes

Bianna Golodryga is a senior global affairs analyst and anchor at CNN. She joins Preet on the one year anniversary of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to discuss the state of the war, President Volodymyr Zelensky’s emblematic leadership throughout the conflict, the effectiveness of economic sanctions against Russia, and more.

Plus, what did we learn from the unsealed portions of the Fulton County Trump investigation Grand Jury report? And could comments made to the press by the Grand Jury foreperson have an impact on the ongoing investigation? 

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Executive Producer: Tamara Sepper; Senior Editorial Producer: Adam Waller; Technical Director: David Tatasciore; Audio Producer: Matthew Billy; Editorial Producers: Noa Azulai, Sam Ozer-Staton.



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  • Bianna Golodryga’s Twitter  
  • Golodryga interview with Dmitri Alperovitch on sanctions, CNN, 1/27/23
  • Transcript of President Biden Speech in Warsaw, 2/21/23
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  • Transcript of President Zelensky’s Speech Before Congress, 1/21/22
  • “Zelensky urges Israel to send “David’s Sling” to use “against Goliath,” Axios, 2/17/23
  • “Ukraine to Receive Fewer Battle Tanks From Allies Than Promised,” Bloomberg, 2/16/23
  • “Biden announces U.S. will send 31 Abrams tanks to Ukraine,” NBC News, 1/25/23
  • U.S. Says Restocking Ukraine With Ammunition Is Urgent to Allies,” NYT, 2/14/23
  • “U.S. Officials Overseeing Aid Say Ukrainian Leaders Are Tackling Corruption,” NYT, 1/27/23


  • “From Harvey Milk’s Side to the Senate: 9 Key Moments in Dianne Feinstein’s Career,” NYT, 2/15/23