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Latest update : 2017-11-20

Ukraine's deputy PM on Kiev's EU ambitions, corruption and Russian influence

Four years ago almost to the day, Ukrainians seeking closer ties with the European Union began gathering in Kiev. By February 2014, the so-called "EuroMaidan" protests would topple the pro-Russian president, Viktor Yanukovich. Our guest is the Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration, Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze. Four years on from the EuroMaidan protests, how strong is pro-European sentiment in Ukraine?

Meanwhile, as a top official from a Ukrainian anti-corruption body this week turned whistleblower to denounce high-level corruption, will there be high-level indictments to match?

And with Russian former "troll farm" workers speaking out against Russian misinformation campaigns that often target Ukraine, how does Kiev plan to respond?

Our European Affairs Editor Catherine Nicholson asks all these questions and more.

Produced by Isabelle Romero, Anais Guerard and Roxane Runel.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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2018-10-22 Talking Europe

'EU parliament vote will determine heart and soul of Europe for years to come'

With a matter of months to go until European citizens elect their next parliament, there’s already jockeying for position in the race for one job in particular. Once again in...

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2018-10-22 Talking Europe

Have your fish and eat it: Can British fishing fleets net a Brexit bonus?

This week we're turning our attention under the sea. French and British fishing boats recently faced off in the English Channel over who had the right to fish for scallops. That...

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2018-10-15 Talking Europe

Spain's Europe minister rules out new Catalan independence referendum

Spain's European Affairs Minister, Luis Marco Aguiriano, says there will be no new regional referendum on independence for Catalonia. "If there is a referendum aimed at changing...

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2018-10-15 Talking Europe

Hungary's Orban: What consequences of symbolic EU vote?

In an unprecedented step, EU lawmakers recently voted to take action against Hungary's government for undermining fundamental EU values. Brussels accuses Budapest of breaking the...

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2018-10-08 Talking Europe

France's Europe minister: 'Chequers plan would threaten functioning of EU'

France's European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau says British Prime Minister Theresa May must change the UK's draft Withdrawal Agreement, as "the Chequers proposal would...

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