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Latest update : 2014-05-09

Moscow's Mixed Messages: What Does Putin Really Want?

In the end, hopes of a Ukraine de-escalation lasted less than 24 hours. Pro-Russian separatists in Eastern Ukraine have rejected the Russian president's surprise call for a postponement of this coming Sunday's Crimea-style referendum on autonomy. But why this olive branch from Putin to the West? Was it the visiting Swiss president's persuasive manner, the spectre of more Western sanctions, or does it all fit into a broader Kremlin plan?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Anna GARMASH

Member of Euro-Maidan Collective

Guillaume LAGANE

Professor of International Relations, Sciences Po

Dmitry LINNIK

London Bureau Chief, The Voice of Russia

Douglas HERBERT

France 24 International Affairs Editor

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2016-08-31 Brazil

Bitter Ouster: Brazil after Dilma Rousseff (part 1)

In Brazil, the end of the left's 14-year rollercoaster ride at the helm. Suspended president Dilma Rousseff went down fighting as she was chased neither by the ballot box nor by...

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2016-08-31 Brazil

Bitter Ouster: Brazil after Dilma Rousseff (part 2)

In Brazil, the end of the left's 14-year rollercoaster ride at the helm. Suspended president Dilma Rousseff went down fighting as she was chased neither by the ballot box nor by...

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2016-08-30 France

France Ambassadors Conference: Hollande outlines foreign policy priorities (part 2)

Just how relevant is France on the global stage? This Tuesday, President Francois Hollande gave his annual address to the French diplomatic corps, outlining the country's stance...

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2016-08-30 François Hollande

France Ambassadors Conference: Hollande outlines foreign policy priorities (part 1)

Just how relevant is France on the global stage? This Tuesday, President Francois Hollande gave his annual address to the French diplomatic corps, outlining the country's stance...

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2016-08-29 Colombia

Colombia's Path to Peace: Can historic deal with FARC rebels work? (part 1)

Have the guns gone silent for good in Colombia, or is it too soon to celebrate the end of Latin America's longest conflict? The government deal with the FARC in Havana was hailed...

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