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Latest update : 2014-02-28

Torn Between East and West: What Future for Ukraine?

They say history does not repeat itself. Even before the fall of Viktor Yanukovich last Saturday, the preceding days' bloodbath in the streets of Kiev had mainly mooted comparisons to the 2004 Orange Revolution. Now comes the prospect of another repeat, that of Russia's war with Georgia, what with armed Russophones taking over Crimea's parliament, calling for independence from Ukraine. How far will the escalation go? Is the Kremlin right to feel ethnic Russians are threatened?

Produced and prepared by Anelise Borges, Haxie Meyers-Belkin and Christopher Davis

By François PICARD

Our guests

Anna GARMASH

Member of Euro-Maidan Collective

Thornike GORDAZE

Researcher at CERI Sciences Po

Joachim BITTERLICH

Former advisor to Helmut Kohl

Dmitry SUSLOV

Political analyst currently working for the 'Voice of Russia' radio station

Douglas HERBERT

International Affairs Editor

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2014-12-18 Russia

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 2)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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2014-12-18 Vladimir Putin

Wrecked Rouble: Putin Defiant as Currency Tumbles (part 1)

The rouble is collapsing, oil prices are plummeting, Western sanctions are biting... but Russia's president is not blinking. At his annual press conference, Vladimir Putin was as...

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2014-12-18 Cuba

SPECIAL: US and Cuba Normalise Relations

'Todos somos Americanos'. That was the US President Barack Obama's message as he and Cuban president Raul Castro hailed a new chapter in US relations with Cuba. In simultaneous...

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2014-12-16 attacks

Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 2)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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2014-12-16 Pakistan

Taliban school massacre: At least 140 dead in Peshawar assault (part 1)

At least 141 pupils and teachers have been killed after the Pakistani Taliban stormed an army-run school in Peshawar. The attack - the worst of its kind in years - is said to be...

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