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Nothing is Overseas26:46Why the World South is not taking sides within the Ukraine-Russia battle

Should you’re sitting within the West, listening to Western politicians, the Ukraine-Russia battle has a fairly clear narrative: Russia is the aggressor and ought to be sanctioned to the fullest extent, in solidarity with Ukraine. However how does the remainder of the world view this battle? 

A lot of the World South and a number of the strongest nations on the planet, like China, India and Brazil, do not see the battle in black and white. They’re refusing to sanction or formally condemn Russia over the invasion. Why aren’t they taking a aspect and what does that imply for a way this battle can finish? 

We communicate with two geopolitical specialists on the tightrope these nations are strolling and whether or not we’re witnessing a reordering of energy among the many greatest gamers on the world stage.

That includes:

  • Swapna Kona Nayudu, affiliate on the Harvard College Asia Middle and Indian international coverage skilled.
  • Chidochashe Nyere, post-doctoral analysis fellow on the Institute of Pan-African Thought and Dialog on the College of Johannesburg.

Nothing is Foreign is a brand new podcast from CBC Information and CBC Podcasts. A weekly journey to the place the story is unfolding. Hosted by Tamara Khandaker.

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