CR Ep 013: Russian Invasion of the Ukraine with Richard B Spence and Anton Shulke

In this episode of the Curious Realm host Christopher Jordan welcomes Richard B Spence, author of Wall Street and the Russian Revolution, former professor of US and Russian intelligence relations to discuss the history of the Ukraine region, its ongoing turmoil with Russia. What led to the Russian invasion of Ukraine? What knowledge can we glean from the history of the region to help better understand the ongoing struggle of the Ukrainian people? In the second part of the show we are joined by Ukrainian resident Anton Shulke who shares what life is like presently along the edges of the embattled region. From hours in a makeshift shelter to hour long lines at stores, and families and friend close to the action, what is the feeling of those living in the Ukraine? Join the Curious Realm as we delve into the topics of the history of Russian and Ukrainian relations with former professor Richard B Spence and a moment from the front with Anton Shulke.