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'Victory Day' yields no escalation, no new threats
Inside Politics
May 9, 2022

The world worried Monday's Victory Day in Russia would bring dramatic action from Vladimir Putin. Instead, it came and went without any public change in posture from the Russian president. He again called his Ukraine invasion preemptive. He again painted NATO and Ukraine as the aggressors. And he repeated a lie by linking the invasion to the fight against the Nazis. We explore what clues, if any, Putin's speech may have provided on the direction of the war. 

Also in today's show: more stunning revelations from Donald Trump's former defense secretary, and Bono & The Edge visit Kyiv.