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Latest update : 2014-05-14

Can Ukraine Keep it Together? Separatists Claim Landslide Victory for Independence

The hometown of Ukraine's ousted president no longer wants to be part of Ukraine - most people there want to rejoin Russia. The West has vowed to ignore Sunday's vote in an echo of the claim made when Crimea rejoined Russia back in March. EU foreign ministers are meeting this Monday in Brussels, and can claim that the spectre of sanctions have already brought Russia to the brink of recession and triggered huge capital flight. But what's the point if Moscow's still not blinking?

By François PICARD

Our guests

Xavier MOREAU

Director General, Sokol Group

Sarah LAIN

Research fellow, RUSI

Catherine FIELD

Freelance journalist

Gulliver CRAGG

FRANCE 24 correspondent in Kiev

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2016-07-20 Republicans (USA)

Conventional wisdom: Republicans divided over Trump (part 1)

The day has come. After upsetting the form and blowing away the competition, Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president. So why is it that despite record...

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Conventional wisdom: Republicans divided over Trump (part 2)

The day has come. After upsetting the form and blowing away the competition, Donald Trump is officially the Republican nominee for president. So why is it that despite record...

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2016-07-19 coups

The purge: Sharp backlash after failed coup in Turkey (part 2)

After Turkey's coup attempt, the backlash. Even though the government says only a tiny fraction of the army took part in last Friday's uprising, authorities have suspended or...

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2016-07-19 Turkey

The purge: Sharp backlash after failed coup in Turkey (part 1)

After Turkey's coup attempt, the backlash. Even though the government says only a tiny fraction of the army took part in last Friday's uprising, authorities have suspended or...

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Nice attack fallout: Was Bastille Day rampage preventable? (part 1)

A minute of silence has capped three days of national mourning after the Nice attack. It's a ritual that's alas become familiar, but this time with a context that's all its own....

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