War in Ukraine is reshaping our world. Every weekday the Telegraph's top journalists analyse the invasion from all angles - military, humanitarian, political, economic, historical - and tell you what you need to know to stay updated.
With over 5 million downloads, our Ukraine: The Latest podcast is your go-to source for all the latest analysis, live reaction and correspondents reporting on the ground.
It is 219 days since Russia invaded Ukraine.
Today, we have reaction to Vladimir Putin’s historic speech in Moscow where the Russian leader announced the annexation of four Ukrainian regions.
We also speak to Latvian journalist Kristaps Andrejsons who’s been reporting from across Ukraine.
Ukraine: The Latest's regular contributors are:
David Knowles is Head of Social Media at the Telegraph where he has worked for almost two years. Previously he was a social video editor at the World Economic Forum. He speaks French.
Dom is Associate Editor (Defence) at the Telegraph having joined in 2018. He previously served for 23 years in the British Army, in tank and helicopter units. He had operational deployments in Iraq, Afghanistan and Northern Ireland.
Francis is Assistant Comment Editor at the Telegraph. Prior to working as a journalist, he was Chief of Staff to the Chair of the Prime Minister's Policy Board at the Houses of Parliament in London. He studied History at Cambridge University and on the podcast explores how the past shines a light on the latest diplomatic, political, and strategic developments.
Venetia Rainey is Assistant Foreign Editor at the Telegraph. She was previously Business Editor for Monocle magazine, and prior to that worked for a decade as a foreign correspondent living across Europe and the Middle East, including in Lebanon for four years. She produced the award-nominated Hong Kong Silenced podcast and hosted a show about women's rights in the Arab world.
They are also regularly joined by the Telegraph's foreign correspondents around the world, including Joe Barnes (Brussels), Sophia Yan (China), Natilya Vasilyeva (Russia), Roland Oliphant (Senior Reporter) and Colin Freeman (Reporter).