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23
SEP
5pm

Reluctance hits Russia's war in Ukraine

As Russia faces mounting pressures facing its war in Ukraine, we'll hear from two people severely impacted by the conflict. A Kherson resident who won't vote in the self-styled "referendum" to join Russia and a Russian man who is trying to avoid being drafted but is still inside Russia.

Also in the programme: Why the death of a woman in police custody in Tehran has made such a big impact thoughout Iran; and tennis great Roger Federer plays his last professional game.

(Photo shows an armed soldier walking past a ballot box in Luhansk as people line up to vote. Credit: Reuters)
23
SEP
10am

Self-styled referendums in four occupied regions of Ukraine

Denounced as illegitimate and a sham by Ukraine and the West, these so-called votes are taking place over five days. An annexation could lead to a claim by Russia that its territory is coming under attack from Western weapons supplied to Ukraine.

Also in the programme: as protests spread across Iran, over the death of a young woman in police custody, an academic in Teheran tells us that the unrest is being whipped up by the country's enemies; and we talk to Bill Hamilton, agent and friend of British writer Hilary Mantel, who has died at the age of 70.

(Photo: A doctor attends a referendum at a polling station in Luhansk, Ukraine, 23 September 2022. Credit: EPA).
22
SEP
5pm

Unrest spreads to nearly every province of Iran

As unrest spreads to nearly every province of Iran - we hear from the father of the young woman, whose death in the custody of the morality police sparked the protests:

In Tehran, there have been running battles between Iranian police and anti-government protests.

Also in the programme: As Russian men of fighting age - who don't want to go to Ukraine - fight to get to the borders, we hear about the precautions taken by Russia's anti-war protesters; and a UN report finds that crimes against humanity may have been committed in Ethiopia's.civil war.

(Photo shows people clash with police during a protest in Tehran, Iran following the death of Mahsa Amin on 21 September 2022. Credit: EPA)

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