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Putin's Gamble

Vladimir Putin stands accused of launching an undeclared war against Ukraine. As fears of a wider war grow, John Sweeney challenges the Russian strongman on the killing in Ukraine.

Vladimir Putin stands accused of launching an undeclared war against Ukraine. He has wrong-footed NATO and western diplomats. His rebel allies may well have the blood of the 298 passengers of flight MH17 on their hands but Putin has gambled boldly, playing on Europe's divisions. As fears of a wider war grow, reporter John Sweeney challenges the Russian strongman on the killing in Ukraine.

30 minutes

Last on

Fri 12 Sep 2014 01:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Reporter John Sweeney
Producer Matthew Hill
Producer Nick Sturdee
Producer Darius Bazargan
Editor Ceri Thomas

Broadcasts

  • Mon 8 Sep 2014 20:30
  • Thu 11 Sep 2014 04:30
  • Fri 12 Sep 2014 00:30
  • Fri 12 Sep 2014 01:00