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What is driving Putin in the Ukraine crisis?

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 04 March 2014

The Russian president has hosted a press conference in which he said there was not yet a need to send Russian troops to Ukraine, but that he reserved the right to use "all means" to protect citizens in the east of the country. But what is governing what he is doing? How much support does he have from Russians? What is his mentality? Does his KGB past influence him?



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