27 Apr 2022

Ukraine: what does Russia want now?

The war enters a new phase, with both sides on the offensive.

As the war in Ukraine enters its third month and Russia begins the new phase of its invasion, where does this all end? Or moreover, where is it heading?

Russia says it’s focusing on the east and south, but why the missile strikes in Odessa?

And what does Russia want now and what can it even get, given that the Ukrainians feel emboldened as the Western powers increase their support?

Today, our international editor Lindsey Hilsum reports from eastern Ukraine as she unpicks the messaging and the military movements in the war.

Sources: AP.

Producer: Nina Hodgson.


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