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Petro Poroshenko - Ukrainian Businessman and Politician

When presented with a historic opportunity to move towards full integration with the European Union, Ukraine walked away. HARDtalk speaks to Ukrainian businessman Petro Poroshenko.

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?

30 minutes


Role Contributor
Interviewer Stephen Sackur
Interviewed Guest Petro Poroshenko