Russian journalist Dmitry Elovsky joins Eamon to talk about Xi Jinping’s visit to Moscow, developments in the war in Ukraine, the impact of Russian casualties on public opinion in Russia and the power of Putin's propaganda, and the Wagner Group's recruitment drive. Dmitry Elovsky is Presenter and Chief Editor for the You Tube channel Khordorkovsky.Live. Before the war he was Deputy Editor-in-Chief for TV Rain in Moscow. He is based in Lithuania.
Author and journalist Ian Williams joins Eamon to talk about the implications of Xi Jinping's visit to Moscow. Ian Williams' most recent book is 'Fire of the Dragon - China's New Cold War'. As a foreign correspondent he spent many years in Moscow, the Indo-Pacific and China for Channel 4 and NBC. Ian has also covered conflicts in the Balkans, the Middle East and Ukraine and won Emmy and BAFTA awards for his discovery and reporting on the Serb detention camps during the war in Bosnia.
Economist, commentator and podcast Chris Johns joins Eamon to talk about the the causes and global impact of the Silicon Valley Bank and Credit Suisse Bank troubles.