Ukraine Faces Challenges as Russian Forces Advance

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With all three bridges destroyed leading to the eastern Ukrainian city of Siervierodonetsk, can support still reach its defenders? Plus, what are some of the challenges facing Ukraine as Russian forces continue to make advances in the Donbas? And how one puppy is helping children recover from the trauma of war.


Flashpoint Ukraine is an audio broadcast presented by VOA (Voice of America).

NOTE: Dr. Davidson's interview begins around the 7:50 minute mark. It is approximately 4 minutes long.

This broadcast is freely accessible on the internet.

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