NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell to Sit Down with VP Kamala Harris in Munich for an Exclusive Interview

‘On Assignment with Richard Engel: Ukraine’s Secret Resistance’ to Air Friday, Feb. 24 at 10 p.m. on MSNBC

NBC News Senior International Correspondent Keir Simmons to Anchor ‘Inside Russia: The World’ and ‘Putin’s War’ on NBC News NOW

MSNBC Chief Correspondent Ali Velshi to Host ‘VELSHI’ Live from Ukraine

‘Morning Joe’ One-Hour Primetime Special Hosted by Joe Scarborough to Air Thursday, Feb. 23 on MSNBC

Feb. 17, 2023 – Marking one year since Russia invaded Ukraine, NBC NewsMSNBCNBC News NOW, and NBC News Digital will examine the ongoing fight in the region, the global implications of the conflict, and feature interviews with U.S. leaders on what the next year looks like.

  • Today, NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell will sit down with Vice President Kamala Harris for an exclusive interview in Munich, Germany airing on MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports at 12 p.m. ET and across platforms. Mitchell will also report on the St. Nicholas Cathedral School in Chicago’s Ukrainian Village, which has become a sanctuary for Ukrainian families fleeing the war. 
  • Beginning Saturday, Feb. 18 through Sunday Feb. 26, MSNBC Chief Correspondent and Host of VELSHIAli Velshi will be on the ground in Ukraine reporting across MSNBC. He will host All In With Chris Hayes at 8 p.m. ET from Ukraine, as well as his show VELSHI, airing Saturday and Sundays at 10 a.m. ET.
  • As President Joe Biden travels to Poland on Monday, Feb. 20 to meet with Polish President Andrzej Duda and the leaders of the Bucharest Nine, NBC News will provide a Special Report for President Biden’s speech. NBC News correspondents will also be on the ground providing the latest reporting from the region across all platforms.
    • NBC News Chief White House Correspondent Kristen Welker, NBC News Foreign Correspondent Josh Lederman, NBC News Senior White House Reporter Peter Nicholas, and NBC News Channel Correspondent Jay Gray will report from Poland.
    • NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel and NBC News Correspondent Erin McLaughlin will be on the ground in Ukraine. 
    • NBC News Senior International Correspondent Keir Simmons will be reporting from Moscow, Russia.
    • NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell and NBC News Pentagon Correspondent Courtney Kube will be reporting from the Munich Security Conference in Germany. 
  • On Thursday, Feb. 23 at 8 p.m. ETMSNBC will air an hour-long Morning Joe special hosted by Joe Scarborough, featuring interviews with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan.
  • On Friday, Feb. 24MSNBC’s On Assignment with Richard Engel is dedicating a full hour to the war in Ukraine, featuring Engel’s on-the-ground reporting from the region throughout the year. “Ukraine’s Secret Resistance” tells the stories of three friends who joined Ukraine’s underground movement to secretly fight back against the Russian army. The new episode will air at 10 p.m. ET on MSNBC and stream on Peacock.
  • On NBC News NOWKeir Simmons will anchor two documentary specials, “Inside Russia: The World” and “Putin’s War,” looking at the impact of the war on Russians from on the ground in Moscow.
  • Plus, throughout the week, across all platforms, Richard Engel will update on the status of the war one year later, where things stand and how the U.S. shaped the conflict. Erin McLaughlinwill visit Ukrainians she had met at the beginning of the war and share an update on their life a year later, including Ukraine’s battlefield ballerinas.
  • NBC News Digital will publish deep dive features, follow-up reporting and photo essays to mark one year of the war in Ukraine.

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For more information contact:

Joya Manasseh
NBC News
e: joya.manasseh@nbcuni.com

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