De Hoop Scheffer on the war in Ukraine
When the Russian invasion of Ukraine began a year ago, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer guest in Nieuwsuur. “I don’t think Putin wants to and can’t occupy the whole country,” he said at the time. “He doesn’t have the people for that.” It is now clear that the former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Secretary General of NATO was right at the time. The war is now almost a year old. Tonight we speak to De Hoop Scheffer again. We discuss the events of the past few months and look ahead: how will this end?
The unyielding Ukrainian Air Force
The Ukrainian Air Force has become a symbol of steadfastness against Russia. Despite a superior number of Russian aircraft, Putin has never gained control of the airspace. How is that possible? Reporter Gert-Jan Dennekamp visited the men of the Ukrainian air force.
How the earthquakes lead to Groningen literature
The earthquakes in Groningen have caused a lot of misery, but they are also fertile ground for art. Various books and films by Groningen writers have the earthquake problem as a prominent theme. We speak to Saskia Goldschmidt, who wrote a novel about a family that succumbs to the effects of the earthquakes.
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