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Ukraine’s ex-president Petro Poroshenko

18 mins | May 28, 2022
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'The army is like my child, and I am very proud.' The 2022 Russian invasion of Ukraine marked the escalation of the tensions that have been simmering since the 2014 conflict in the Donbas region. Eight years on, and five years after his humiliating landslide defeat to former TV comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, John Reed sits for lunch with the former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko. He discovers his insights into Vladimir Putin, how he rose above his rivalry with Zelensky and why Ukraine's military forces surprised the world.
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