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Russia reports attack on its Ukraine border
The governor of Russia’s southwestern Belgorod region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, said areas had come under heavy bombardment, suffering intense artillery and mortar shelling. He spoke of Ukraine hitting a whole string of villages following the arc of Russia’s border.
Also on the programme: We hear from Ayse Bugra, the wife of Turkish political prisoner Osman Kavala, ahead of the country’s election on Sunday. And the love of sleeper trains and why they are making a comeback.
(Image: Belgorod regional governor, Vyacheslav Gladkov. Credit: Sputnik/Reuters)
Surgery in a warzone
A Russian missile's struck a clinic in Ukraine; we'll hear how Ukrainian surgeons are learning to deal with warzone injuries. Also in the programme: the Venezuelan government's army of twitter trolls; and the Afghan film-maker hoping to bring the suffering of Afghan women under the Taliban to a wider audience thanks to some Hollywood stardust.
(Photo: Rescuers work at the site of a clinic heavily destroyed by a Russian missile strike, amid Russia's attack on Ukraine, in Dnipro, Ukraine May 26, 2023. Credit: REUTERS/Mykola Synelnykov)
Russian mercenaries declare exit from Bakhmut
Long: The head of Russia’s Wagner group, Yevgeny Prigozhin, said they'd begun handing over control of the captured Ukrainian city to Moscow's army. Ukraine has dismissed claims that Bakhmut has fallen to Russia. We hear from military analyst Justin Crump on what we know so far.
Also on the programme: Net migration into Britain reaches a record high, and we hear from a scientist who used AI to discover a new antibiotic.
(Photo: An aerial view shows destructions in the frontline town of Bakhmut, amid Russia’s attack on Ukraine. Credit: Reuters)
DeSantis campaign launch hit by Twitter glitch
A conversation with Twitter's owner Elon Musk was delayed when the platform malfunctioned. Ron DeSantis is seeking the Republican nomination for 2024's US presidential election.
Also on the programme, Russia's Wagner mercenary group says its forces have begun withdrawing from the Ukrainian city of Bakhmut. And we hear the story of a paralysed man who can walk again, thanks to AI.
(Picture: Ron DeSantis launches his campaign to be the Republican presidential candidate. Credit: Reuters)
Music legend Tina Turner dies
The American Grammy award-winning singer, whose soul classics and pop hits like The Best and What's Love Got to Do With It made her a superstar, has died at the age of 83. The White House described her death as a massive loss. We hear from her friend and co-writer Martyn Ware.
Also on the programme: we hear from Sudan where a week-long ceasefire between rival military forces appears to be breaking down. And is owning three Labradors worse for the environment than travelling by private jet?
(Image: Tina Turner performs in New York's Central Park in 1969 wearing a red leather outfit. Credit: Getty Images)