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Petro Poroshenko - Ukrainian Businessman and Politician

Ukraine had a historic opportunity this week to move towards full integration with the European Union. EU leaders wanted to seal an association agreement which would have drawn one of Europe's largest nations firmly into Brussels' orbit. But Ukraine's president walked away from the deal in favour of closer ties with Russia. Why? HARDtalk speaks to Petro Poroshenko, billionare Ukrainian businessman and former minister. East or West - where do Ukraine's real interests lie?

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30 minutes

Last on

Tue 26 Nov 2013 10:35


Role Contributor
InterviewerStephen Sackur
Interviewed GuestPetro Poroshenko