On this Back Story can Ukraine hold on? It's a genocidal claim by Russian President Putin that Ukraine is not a real country. And Putin the great chess player, has now turned out to be a reckless gambler holding what looks like a losing hand in Ukraine.
Host Dana Lewis talks to Lt. Col Alexander Vindman the former European affairs director at the NSC.
Guest U.S. Major Gen. Mike Repass says for Putin Ukraine is beginning to look like the "dog that caught the car".
And in Kharkiv, resident Maria Avdeeva tells us whats happening inside the city under attack by Russian forces.