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Podcast: Japan's Russia tightrope walk, returning African heritage, Turkey and Armenia start to thaw

Wilbur May African Artifacts” by www78 is used under a CC BY-NC 2.0 license.

This episode starts in Japan, where Japan editor Nevin Thompson tells us about the complicated geopolitical path Japan is walking in the crisis of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Then we head to the continent of Africa, where Sub-Saharan Africa Njeri Wangari talks about the debate around the return of African cultural heritage and how it should also include audiovisual archives. We finish up in Turkey where Turkey and South Caucuses editor Arzu Gebullayeva explains the history of Turkey's frosty relationship with neighbor Armenia.

The Global Voices Podcast brings you local news from all over the world. Each week, insiders from our community share what news matters more in their communities and how they build their stories out of the local context. Listen now for your weekly dose of global news in local voices.

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For more information about this topic, see our special coverage Russia invades Ukraine.

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