Low Level Barbarians, co-hosted by Alex Le, Dave Chang, Jianggan Li and Andrew Gananantham, is a show that covers discussion and debate around trending topics from Asia on Asia. Topics can range widely from technology, startups, VC, investing, society, economics, and more. You can view summaries of Episode 1Episode 2Episode 3Episode 4Episode 5, Episode 6, Episode 7, Episode 8, Episode 9, Episode 10, Special Episode, Episode 11 and Episode 12.

In this special episode, Alex and Jianggan talk to Barbarian bestie, Dmitry Levit from Cento Ventures about a highly sensitive topic – the Russia-Ukraine war.

As a Russian, Dmitry shares his insider views on:

  1. How the war has been viewed in Russia
  2. The nature of the Russian social contract
  3. Information warfare, media bias and propaganda
  4. How is this propaganda leaking into Southeast Asia?
  5. How bad will economic sanctions get, and what will it look like in the coming year?

Tune into the special episode to find out:



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