On the first day of the war in Ukraine, a story emerged of a David and Goliath face-off in the Black Sea, when the Ukrainian soldiers on a small, desolate island responded to a Russian warship’s call to surrender by telling it to go f*** itself. The Ukranians were thought to have been killed and the story became one of the great founding myths of the war - but what really happened to the men on the island and who uttered that fateful phrase?
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Guest: Louise Callaghan, foreign correspondent, The Sunday Times.
Host: Luke Jones.
Clips: Telegraph, Reuters.
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