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How current U.S. politics could affect Ukraine's long war

Clip: 11/05/2019 | 8m 8s

Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula was the largest European land grab since World War II. No shots were fired there, but in eastern Ukraine, a brutal war ensued, dragging on for nearly six years so far and killing 13,000. The conflict drew relatively little U.S. attention until the impeachment crisis surrounding President Trump. Special correspondent Simon Ostrovsky reports.

Aired: 11/05/19

Rating: NR

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