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The Fake Murder that Fooled the World

Jonah Fisher has the inside story of how to fake a murder. Why did Ukrainian security services stage Arkady Babchenko's death? And what, if anything, did it achieve?

Found in a pool of blood, Arkady Babchenko, a Russian journalist and critic of President Putin, was declared murdered in Ukraine in May. But a day later he was back from the dead, appearing alive and well at a Kiev press conference. Speaking to all the key players for the first time, Jonah Fisher has the inside story of how to fake a murder. Why did Ukrainian security services stage his death? And in the propaganda war between the truth and fake news, what, if anything, did it achieve?

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30 minutes

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Sat 28 Jul 2018 00:05

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Role Contributor
Reporter Jonah Fisher
Producer Adam Grimley
Director Kate Godfrey
Executive Producer Kavita Puri

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