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The world’s most popular history podcast, with Tom Holland and Dominic Sandbrook. Join The Rest Is History Club (www.therestishistory.com) for ad-free listening to the full archive, weekly bonus episodes, live streamed shows and access to an exclusive chatroom community. Here are some of our favourite episodes to get you started: WATERGATE/NIXON apple.co/3JrVl5h ALEXANDER THE GREAT apple.co/3Q4FaNk HARDCORE HISTORY'S DAN CARLIN apple.co/3vqkGa3 PUTIN & RUSSIA apple.co/3zMtLfX
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First we follow the Russian rulers from Rurik to Putin. From there, we will cover all aspects of Russian and Soviet history as well as the histories of all of the countries that were part of the USSR and the Russian Empire. Hopefully, the podcast can help you understand the policies of Vladimir Putin, and Russia. If you'd like to support the podcast with a small monthly donation, click this link - https://www.buzzsprout.com/385372/support
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Kremlin File

Bunker Crew Media

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Hosted by renowned researcher and analyst Olga Lautman and analyst Monique Camarra, KREMLIN FILE examines Putin’s war on liberal democracy and the rise of authoritarianism across the globe.
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Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine has dominated world news since tanks, jets and troops first crossed Ukraine's borders in February 2022. Every weekday, the Telegraph's top journalists analyse the conflict from all angles. The team brings you updates on the war in Ukraine and is the most listened to Ukraine war podcast. The team considers military strategy, history, economics, the refugee crisis, Ukrainian culture, and daily life in Vladimir Putin's autocratic Russia and Volodymyr Zele ...
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Behind the Lines with Arthur Snell is a new geopolitics podcast. Every week we give the listener access to the best informed people to help you understand this turbulent world and get a feel for the things that will matter in the future. I am on Twitter @snellarthur and you can read some of my thoughts on world affairs here https://arthursnell.substack.com/ If you enjoyed this podcast please spread the word and give us a positive review - as a brand new title it makes all the difference!" Ho ...
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The BBC’s only English language programme entirely dedicated to the war in Ukraine and its fallout, Ukrainecast is your go-to podcast which investigates the biggest issues around the conflict: Could Putin push the nuclear button? How could Donald Trump end the war in 24 hours? What is the price for peace? The podcast is hosted by Newsnight presenter Victoria Derbyshire and BBC Monitoring’s Vitaly Shevchenko. Ukrainecast covers the most important topics around the conflict and speaks to the r ...
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The West's obsession with Vladimir Putin's KGB past often misses the biographical detail that can be captured by a single word: dvor. The word means courtyard in Russian, but to a Russian speaker, it is evocative of a whole universe. It was the space where Putin, like so many Soviet kids of his generation, grew up and learned an unforgiving, often brutal social code. Puck journalist Julia Ioffe introduces Westerners to that universe and explains why it’s critical to understanding the Russian ...
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A charismatic Russian woman arrives in the US on a mission to improve relations between the two countries, and she soon makes some powerful friends. But who is Maria Butina? And who is she working for? As Maria gets closer to the rich and connected she also attracts the attention of the FBI. In the politically charged world of US-Russia relations, everyone has secrets and almost nothing is what it seems. From Wondery, the makers of The Shrink Next Door and Dr. Death comes SPY AFFAIR a story ...
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Putin

BBC Radio 4

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To understand what Vladimir Putin might do in the future, you need to understand his past; where he's come from, what he's lived through, what he's done. Jonny Dymond tells the extraordinary and revealing story of Vladimir Putin's life with the help of guests who have watched, studied and dealt with the Russian president.
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What’s really driving US and world events? What are the real motives for Putin’s and Xi Jinping’s actions? How will the latest crisis affect your personal life and investments? Global Macro Update with Mauldin Economics Publisher Ed D’Agostino is a deep dive into current macroeconomic world affairs—from black-swan events to the chess moves of global leaders and market makers. Every week, Ed interviews top experts in geopolitics, economics, finance, and industry to deliver their inside scoops ...
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Tsar Power

Grand Embassy Productions

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Hello comrades! Tsar Power is a podcast that reviews and ranks the Russian Rulers from Rurik to Putin. Roberto tells the biography of the Russian Ruler (they're not all Tsars!) and Brendan gets to be the captivating audience member. Join us and see if these Russian Rulers get a chance to "Party it out in the Kremlin" or if they get sent "Straight to the Gulag"!
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Join a trusted and insightful guide, former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to walk though one of the most vexed and consequential questions of our time. Are we witnessing the decline of western/liberal democracy? External threats to our democracies have not gone away - as Vladimir Putin has demonstrated in Ukraine, but we are now realising that the greatest threats to our democracies are not from without but from within.
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The Global Jigsaw

BBC World Service

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Looking at the world through the lens of its media. Think of us as your media detectives, helping you get past the propaganda and misinformation. The Global Jigsaw comes from BBC Monitoring, which tracks, deciphers and analyses news media in 100 languages. We reach across multiple time zones, from China and India, to Iran, Africa and Latin America. We watch Russian state TV around the clock, giving unrivalled insight into the evolution of Kremlin propaganda. But propaganda is just part of th ...
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The Eurasian Knot

The Eurasian Knot

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To many, Russia, and the wider Eurasia, is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma. But it doesn’t have to be. The Eurasian Knot dispels the stereotypes and myths about the region with lively and informative interviews on Eurasia’s complex past, present, and future. New episodes drop weekly with an eclectic mix of topics from punk rock to Putin, and everything in-between. Subscribe on your favorite podcasts app, grab your headphones, hit play, and tune in. Eurasia will never appear ...
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The journalist John Sweeney has been on Vladimir Putin's case for 22 years since he first saw evidence of war crimes by the Russian army under Putin's command in Chechnya. John first called Vladimir Putin a war criminal in March 2000. And again and again he's seen evidence of Vladimir Putin killing people, killing people in Russia, killing people in Britain and around the world. Reporting from Kyiv this podcast will answer the question on everyones lips, who could do this to Ukraine, to civi ...
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The Tucker Carlson Show

Tucker Carlson Network

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The Tucker Carlson Show is your beacon of free speech and honest reporting in a media landscape dominated by misinformation. The only solution to ending the propaganda spiral is by telling the truth. That's our job. Every day. No matter what.
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Russian Roulette

CSIS | Center for Strategic and International Studies

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Russian Roulette takes a look at the politics, economics, and culture of Russia and Eurasia through both interviews and lively discussion with experts from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and around the world. Hosted by CSIS Russia and Eurasia Program experts Olga Oliker and Jeffrey Mankoff.
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“Pod Save America” cohost Tommy Vietor thought foreign policy was boring and complicated until he got the education of a lifetime working for President Obama’s National Security Council. On “Pod Save the World,” he and former deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes break down the latest global developments and bring you behind the scenes with the people who were there. New episodes every Wednesday. To get access to extended ad-free Pod Save The World episodes, sign up to be a Friends of ...
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Today in the EU is the first daily podcast dedicated to politics and policy in the European Union. Every morning at 6 am, hosts Evi Kiorri and Giada Santana, in conversation with Euractiv’s specialised journalists, discuss the latest in the EU bubble. Tune in to be informed about what is going on in the EU, in less than fifteen minutes. The podcast covers a wide range of topics, including EU politics and institutions, elections, shifts in political power among EU parties (EPP, PES, ALDE, GUE ...
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One Decision

Situation Room Studios

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Tough decisions rattle us all to the core. But for our guests on One Decision— the choices they are up against can also shape history. No pressure! They take us through all of their doubts, emotions and—sometimes unexpected--consequences. A fresh take on foreign policy. Hear the former head of Mi6, Sir Richard Dearlove alongside international journalists as they analyse, interview, and discuss.
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An international chat show on the politics, history, current events, and peoples of the Slavic world, sponsored by the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies and the Clements Center for National Security at The University of Texas at Austin. Whether you're a Slavophile, a foreign affairs junkie, or simply a curious mind, The Slavic Connexion offers insightful, accessible, and even fun discussions on the sprawling region in the context of our hyperconnected world. "It's not t ...
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It is a series of several dozen podcasts in the format of the Russian alphabet. Each episode will be devoted to one of the letters of the Russian alphabet — the words and expressions starting with this letter. Interesting facts, culture and traditions, economics and politics, cinema, sports, and much more. You can find all episodes of podcasts, their full transcripts with translations, as well as a lot of interesting media files on the topic, on my website abcrussia.life
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China Insider is a weekly podcast project from Hudson Institute's China Center, hosted by Miles Yu, who provides weekly news that mainstream American outlets often miss, as well as in-depth commentary and analysis on the China challenge and the free world’s future.
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The Asset

District Productive

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In 2016, Donald Trump conspired with a foreign government to become President of the United States. On July 25, 2019, with the 2020 election around the corner, he decided to do it again. The first time around, it was collusion, aiding and abetting Russia’s attack on American democracy. The second time, it was extortion, demanding the Ukrainian government manufacture dirt on Trump’s political opponents in exchange for help the country needs to fend off a Russian invasion and chart a democrati ...
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Another Russia

Crooked Media, Ben Rhodes, Zhanna Nemtsova

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In 2015 Putin’s number one public enemy, Boris Nemtsov, was shot and killed in front of the Kremlin. He was a relentless critic of Putin, corruption, and war in Ukraine. Then, he was assassinated. His daughter, journalist Zhanna Nemtsova, and co-host Ben Rhodes tell his story to find out what happened to an entire country – and what happens next. Is another Russia possible?
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-New Episodes Every Wednesday- Find out what takes to solve some of the world's seemingly impossible problems. In each episode, SEAL Team 6 veteran and "Cleared Hot" podcast host Andy Stumpf interviews a new "agent of change" who is enacting real change to understand the scope of their work, how it can be replicated, and the unimaginable stakes of their everyday lives. An IRONCLAD Original.
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Saagar discusses new aerial photos showing the secret service breakdown at Trump's rally, secret service culture of incompetence, Democrats give up on dropping Biden, Trump rewrites RNC speech to focus on unity, Dem strategist floats wild Putin staged assassination on Trump conspiracy, MSNBC pulls Morning Joe over concerns on Trump coverage. To bec…
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Day 871. Today, we report from a historic and potentially presidency-ending NATO summit, bring you the latest news from Ukraine and Defence editor Danielle Sheridan has an exclusive interview with First Lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska. Contributors: David Knowles (Journalist). @djknowles22 on X. Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholl…
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Today on the podcast - Andrew Walworth interviews Thom Shanker, longtime defense correspondent and editor at the New York Times and Chicago Tribune. They discuss the book he co-authored called “An Age of Danger: Keeping America Safe in an era of new superpowers". Then, Tom Bevan speaks with RCP National Political Reporter Susan Crabtree about her n…
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The show begins with international relations and security analyst Mark Sleboda sharing his perspective on the latest out of Ukraine, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Russia. The second hour starts with Belgian physicist, philosopher of science, professor, and activist Jean Bricmont joining to discuss the NATO summit in DC. Then, s…
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In this episode, we welcome David Frum, a Canadian political commentator and former speechwriter for President George W. Bush. David is currently a senior editor at The Atlantic and an MSNBC contributor. What we discuss: David expresses his belief that Trump will soon lose: "He would seem like a stronger candidate if he just stayed at Mar-a-Lago an…
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Matt Taibbi is an award-winning investigative reporter and one of America’s more recognizable literary voices. His newsletter Racket News on Substack, is popular among readers all across the political spectrum. He also co-hosts the podcast America This Week. (00:00) Matt Taibbi (18:30) Putin's Rise to Power (54:15) The Twitter Files (1:40:55) The I…
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“Is Putin insane?” Vladimir Putin's speeches can offer insight into the Kremlin’s political thought patterns and intentions, but they are often misunderstood. Jill Dougherty sits down with Ivan Grek, Director of the Russia Program at George Washington University’s Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, who created a linguistic profi…
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The US reacts to an assassination attempt on Donald Trump. TRANSCRIPT Find a full transcript for this episode and more programmes to help you with your English at: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/learning-english-from-the-news_2024/240717 FIND BBC LEARNING ENGLISH HERE: Visit our website ✔️ https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningengli…
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On today's Change Agents, Andy Stumpf sits down with Principal Adversary Hunter at the cybersecurity company Dragos, Kyle O’Meara who previously worked at the National Security Agency, and Gus Serino, an industrial cybersecurity consultant, and has worked with large water utilities on security issues. His company is I&C Secure ( https://www.iandcse…
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Tommy and Ben discuss the global reaction to the assassination attempt on Donald Trump and the rise of political violence around the world, Trump VP pick JD Vance’s views on foreign policy, and more low-lights from the RNC. They also talk about the conviction of Senator Robert Menendez on corruption charges, the last news from Gaza, Robert Kagame’s…
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Sarah Montague speaks to former Catholic priest Oliver McTernan who has spent more than two decades working in conflict resolution in the Middle East. He is the director of the organisation Forward Thinking and was involved in negotiations that led to the release of the Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit in 2011. While he has no formal role in the curren…
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The show begins with political activist and co-host of Misty Winston Show, Misty Winston, weighing in on Lester Holt's interview with President Biden. Then, National Director of America First PACT Tom Norton shares his perspective on Trump's recently announced running mate Ohio Senator J.D. Vance. Later, the attorney and Youtuber focusing on geopol…
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Newly elected and re-elected members of the European Parliament gather in Strasbourg for the first plenary session of the new mandate. Roberta Metsola has been re-elected as President of the European Parliament, but all eyes are on Ursula von der Leyen and her re-election as Commission President. What makes this plenary session so crucial, and what…
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One of the most downloaded songs in America is about the book of Revelation. John Rich says he channeled the entire thing from God. (00:00) John Rich’s Song Inspired by God (06:23) Eminem and the Dark Side of the Modern Music Industry (21:40) The Mark of the Beast (25:40) The Attempt on Trump’s Life (33:33) The Attacks on Christianity (1:20:27) Joh…
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Last week at the Nato summit, leaders called China a ‘decisive enabler’ of the war in Ukraine - a statement that Beijing denies. So what is China’s role in this conflict? We’re joined by historian Rana Mitter and Spectator journalist Cindy Yu to try and make sense of it all. Today’s episode is presented by James Coomarasamy and Vitaly Shevchenko. T…
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Day 875. Today, we bring you the latest news from Ukraine, discuss Trump’s nominee for Vice President, controversial Ohio senator JD Vance and we look at how the EU is reacting to the maverick diplomacy of Hungary’s Victor Orban. Contributors: David Knowles (Journalist). @djknowles22 on X. Dom Nicholls (Associate Editor, Defence). @DomNicholls on X…
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Saagar and Ryan discuss Trump picking JD Vance for VP, Teamsters President knifes Biden at RNC, cops saw Trump shooter 30 minutes prior, Biden collapses in blue states, Biden gaslights on age in big interview, Trump classified documents case thrown out. To become a Breaking Points Premium Member and watch/listen to the show AD FREE, uncut and 1 hou…
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After yet another stabbing attack hit headlines, which saw a Chinese man attack a Japanese woman and her son, Miles Yu explains why the Chinese Communist Party and its state-fueled propaganda machine are at fault for rising xenophobia in China. The episode goes on to explain what to expect from the CCP's Third Plenum, and finishes covering an inves…
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Political consultant and vice president of the Ronald Reagan Club Robert Hornack joined to kick off the show-long discussion surrounding the aftermath of the attempted assassination of presidential candidate Donald Trump at a Pennsylvania rally. Then, veteran political commentator and host of Perspective, Scottie Nell Hughes, continues the conversa…
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Exorbitant costs, carbon emissions, and time management are some of the reasons for scrapping the monthly commute of the entire European Parliament to Strasbourg, according to advocates of the idea. However, the dual residency of the institution is deeply rooted in European history and is actively supported by activists in the French city. In this …
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Day 874. Today, we analyse the heavy fighting around Toretsk and New York as Russian forces push forward, bring you political and diplomatic updates from around the world and we speak to War Crimes Reporter Olesia Bida from the Kyiv Indepednent about her documentary ‘He came Back.’ Just a note from us that this episode contains discussion of extrem…
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Stephen Sackur speaks to Maria Butina, member of the State Duma for President Putin’s United Russia party. The war in Ukraine now hinges on strength of will and staying power: the fighting is attritional, the bloodshed horrendous, and Nato has just reaffirmed its commitment to Kyiv. Two and a half years after the invasion, is time really on Russia’…
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Although geothermal energy is a small part of the EU’s renewable energy mix, it has significant potential as a stable and local source in the bloc’s quest for energy independence. The issue has now been revived under the Hungarian EU presidency, which began at the start of July, as EU energy ministers meet to discuss this type of energy on Monday (…
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By the end of July 1914, the world hovered on the edge of a cataclysmic world war; Austria was at war with Serbia, Russia with Germany, and an ultimatum had been handed to Belgium. The July crisis had resolved itself in the most calamitous way possible. But how did this state of affairs erupt from the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and h…
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Krystal breaks down the latest news coming after former President Trump was shot at his rally and the shooter's ID. To become a Breaking Points Premium Member for EXCLUSIVE content and watch/listen to the show uncut 1 hour early visit: https://breakingpoints.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.…
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Ryan and Emily host a debate between Cenk Uygur host of The Young Turks and Dmitri Melhorn a megadonor to Biden and one of the biggest money players in Democratic politics. To become a Breaking Points Premium Member and watch/listen to the show AD FREE, uncut and 1 hour early visit: www.breakingpoints.com Cenk Uygur: https://www.youtube.com/@TheYou…
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The show begins with Host and reporter at CGTN Radio Anna Ge sharing her perspective on China's reaction to NATO accusations against Beijing of being an 'enabler.' Then, geopolitical analyst and journalist Fiorella Isabel talks about Biden's NATO news conference and the public's reaction. Financial analyst and CEO of Larrea Wealth Management Aquile…
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Andrew, Carl, Tom, and RCP White House correspondent Phil Wegmann review President Biden’s press conference and whether it will staunch calls for him to withdraw from the race. Plus, new national polls from NPR that show both Biden and Vice President Harris beating Trump. They also discuss how Vice President Harris is handling this unique political…
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As the dust settles on the Nato summit in Washington, we decode the diplomatic agreements and ask how much help it offers Ukraine. Matthew Savill from the London-based defence think-tank RUSI breaks down what the commitments might mean for Ukraine on the battlefield, as well as the geopolitical implications of Joe Biden’s continuing stumbles. Kyiv …
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Away from NATO's glitzy summit 75th anniversary summit in Washington DC, the war in Ukraine drags on. Ian Bond, a former British ambassador and now Deputy Director of the Centre for European Reform think-tank spoke to me about his recent visit to Ukraine and Moldova and what it portends for the war in Ukraine and wider European security. Hosted on …
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The show begins with international relations and security analyst Mark Sleboda weighing in on the ongoing NATO summit and the future of Ukraine's potential membership. Then, political consultant Robert Hornack shares his perspective on Trump's potential Vice President shortlist. Later, independent journalist and author Dan Lazare discusses the fate…
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The NATO alliance solidified support for Ukraine's defense against Russia's aggression, pledging an “irreversible path” to membership once the war ends. Guest host Christina Ruffini and One Decision co-host and former United States Defense Secretary Leon Panetta spoke with Sweden's Minister of Defense, Pål Jonson, and Albanian Foreign Minister Igli…
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The European Parliament, the biggest democratic institution in the world, now features three far-right groups. Two of them, Patriots for Europe and Europe of Sovereign Nations, emerged only this week, from the ashes of failed alliance negotiations. Why couldn’t the far right unite, and what does their failure to form a single bloc mean for the Euro…
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Krystal and Saagar react to Biden's major press conference where he called Trump his Vice President after introducing Zelensky as Putin. To become a Breaking Points Premium Member and watch/listen to the show AD FREE, uncut and 1 hour early visit: https://breakingpoints.com/ Merch Store: https://shop.breakingpoints.com/ See omnystudio.com/listener …
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