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Each weekday, John King and his panel of well-sourced reporters bring you the most important political stories of the day. On the weekend, Abby Phillip kicks off CNN's Sunday morning political programming with Inside Politics Sunday. John and Abby get answers from the people making headlines, explain the political that stories matter, and report on how the news will impact you.

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A complex picture of Ukraine battlefield
Inside Politics
May 13, 2022

Ukraine forces a Russian retreat on one front. Russian forces slowly but steadily eat into Ukrainian territory in another. In Kharkiv Russia back pedals. In Rubizhne, Ukrainian troops are pulling back. Meanwhile, the war is causing a global ripple effect on food supply. The Russian blockade is stopping grain from getting out and putting nations at risk of starving. And In Kyiv, an important first: a Russian soldier on trial for alleged atrocities, accused of killing an unarmed 62-year-old. We begin our coverage in Kyiv with Melissa Bell. 

Also in today's show: rare common ground between Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell, why some of the nation's most vulnerable citizens are being charged for a critical Covid drug.