Ukraine and South Korea

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Crimeans will soon vote on whether the region should bring itself under Russian control. The new authorities in Kiev don't recognise the legality of the vote, nor do many in the international community. As Ben Tobias meets Crimeans on both sides of the dispute, he is concerned that the rising tensions may soon lead to violence.

South Korea built up its economy throughout the latter half of the 20th Century with a hard-working culture, and with large conglomerates, or 'chaebols', driving business. Yet Peter Day finds that nowadays, South Koreans are looking to transform their economy into something more creative.

Presenter: Pascale Harter
Producer: Ben Weisz

Photo: Pro-Ukrainians gather to celebrate the 200th anniversary of poet Tamas Shevchenko in Sevastopol.
Photo credit: Ben Tobias

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Fri 14 Mar 2014 20:50 GMT
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