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Vitali Klitschko

13 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 21 December 2013

As the drama of street protests in Ukraine continues, Mark Coles profiles 'Dr Ironfist', the world boxing champion turned opposition political leader Vitali Klitschko. He's the son of a Soviet air force officer, one of two top boxers with a PhD (the other is his brother Vladimir) and he's nice to his mum. But can he make it in the murky world of Ukrainian politics?

Producers: Chris Bowlby, Laura Gray.


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