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Transnistria leader: ‘We are alive, we exist’

HARDtalk is on location in Tiraspol, capital of the self-proclaimed republic of Transnistria (Trans-Dniester) - a sliver of territory inside Moldova which for the past two decades or so has been in the hands of pro-Russian separatists.

Yevgeny Shevchuk, leader of the breakaway territory, tells Stephen Sackur why the problem of recognition is a political issue.

Release date: 30 Jul 2014

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