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#UkraineRussia War - Alexander Kucherenko | A Ukrainian Perspective. Checking In From Poltava, Eastern Ukraine

March 03, 2022 Alexander Kucherenko Episode 32
The Geopolitics & Power Podcast
#UkraineRussia War - Alexander Kucherenko | A Ukrainian Perspective. Checking In From Poltava, Eastern Ukraine
Show Notes

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This was recorded at 12:00 on the 3rd of March.

Alexander Kucherenko is a Ukrainian located in Poltava, a large city in the east of Ukraine between Kyiv and Kharkiv.Β 

In this conversation, he speaks to me about his own and his family's experience so far in this conflict, and the overall resolve of the Ukrainian people. This conversation becomes very real at points.

In This Podcast With Alexander Kucherenko, We Speak About...

  • Alexander's First Person Perspective
  • Zelenskyy
  • The Ukrainian Resolve.
  • Self Defense & Civil Defense.
  • Russian Military Morale.
  • + More.

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Timestamps With Alexander Kucherenko

  • 00:00 - Introduction
  • 01:46 - How Are You Going?
  • 02:31 - What Was The Mood Pre-Invasion & What Was Your Reaction?
  • 09:00 - Reacting To Air Sirens.
  • 12:50 - How Is Alexander & The Ukrainians Getting Information?
  • 20:18 - Ukraine Militarising Their Numerous Software Developers.
  • 23:00 - Was Alexander Surprised By The Ukrainian Defense & Resolve?
  • 31:23 - Zelenskyy.
  • 35:40 - How Do You Feel? How Overwhelming Is It All?
  • 41:00 - Russian Army Morale.
  • 49:40 - Would You Pick Up A Gun?
  • 53:43 - How Surreal Does Everything Feel? The Beauty & Horror Of War.
  • 1:05:30 - Have You Considered Leaving The Country?
  • 1:11:00 - How Are You Thinking About The Next Few Days?
  • 1:12:11 - What Can We Do?
  • 1:16:30 - Afterthoughts.

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Links To Alexander Kucherenko

Instagram - @oleksandrkucherenko

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