The unthinkable occurred when Russian President Vladimir Putin took the extraordinary step of ordering the Russian invasion of Ukraine after several tense weeks of diplomatic talks between himself and the West. With Putin calling it a special military operation, the invasion has shocked the world and led the West to immediately impose crippling sanctions, whilst the Ukrainian people, led by their stoic President Volodymyr Zelensky, are standing in defiance against the Russian army to defend their country. Steve and Ben discuss the disturbing events as they have unfolded, including a look at the historical outlook and parallels, as well as how fake news, propaganda, and cyber warfare tools are being used in this fight.

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