James Meek talks to Tom about the events leading up to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, from the fall of Yanukovych to the wars in the Donbas and Nagorno-Karabakh, and considers what may happen next.

Find all James Meek's blog posts from Ukraine, and pieces, here.

Image: A fragment of a destroyed Russian tank on the outskirts of Kharkiv, February 26, 2022 (Sergey Bobok/AFP/Getty Images)

Music by Kieran Brunt / Produced by Anthony Wilks

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